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Corporate governance structure and performance of Malaysian listed companies.

By Roszaini M. Haniffa and Mohammad Hudaib

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NoThis study investigates the relationship between the corporate governance structure and performance of 347 companies listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE) between 1996 and 2000. We found board size and top five substantial shareholdings to be significantly associated with both market and accounting performance measures. In addition, we found a significant relationship between multiple directorships and market performance while role duality and managerial shareholdings are significantly associated with accounting performance. The result is robust with respect to controls for gearing, company size, industry membership and growth opportunities

Topics: Corporate governance, Malaysian Code of Corporate Governance, Malaysia, Corporate performance, KLSE, Board characteristics
Year: 2006
DOI identifier: 10.1111/j.1468-5957.2006.00594.x
OAI identifier: oai:bradscholars.brad.ac.uk:10454/3855
Provided by: Bradford Scholars
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