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Corporate Governance Structure and Firm Performance: Evidence from Industrial Sector in Malaysia & Singapore

Al-Manseb, Abdullah Othman Omar (2010) Corporate Governance Structure and Firm Performance: Evidence from Industrial Sector in Malaysia & Singapore. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

This research studies the influences of corporate governance structure on firm performance in Malaysia & Singapore. The governance structure variables are board size, CEO duality, CEO tenure and audit committee. ROA & OCF are the measures of firm performance. In Malaysia, firm performance is positively correlated with board size and CEO duality but negative with CEO tenure and audit committee. In Singapore, the relationship between governance structure and firm performance is positive and significant with board structure and audit committee but negative with CEO duality and CEO tenure.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corporate Governance, Firm Performance, Industrial Sector, Malaysia, Singapore
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor. > HD2709-2930.7 Corporations
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Depositing User: Mr Husni Ismail
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2010 09:18
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:14
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2123

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