Graduate studies at Western
International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics 3 (4):350-381 (2007)
|Abstract||This study evaluates corporate governance issues in publicly quoted companies in Nigeria, which border on board characteristics, composition and roles in strategy development processes, appraisal of directors, as well as relationships between boards and CEO, top management and other stakeholders. The empirical findings of the study reveal useful insights with respect to corporate governance practices in Nigeria. The results show that Nigerian public companies have embraced the principles of good corporate governance, although they are at different levels of adoption of the various corporate governance issues. These companies have medium-sized boards, with majority of them having leadership structures that are characterised by separation of the positions of chairman and CEO. This paper draws a number of conclusions and recommendations and also highlights some limitations that can be improved upon in future studies.|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Coral B. Ingley & Kevin McCaffrey (2007). Effective Governance for Start-Up Companies: Regarding the Board as a Strategic Resource. International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics 3 (3):308-329.
Boniface Ahunwan (2002). Corporate Governance in Nigeria. Journal of Business Ethics 37 (3):269 - 287.
Colin Coulson-Thomas (2007). SME Directors and Boards: The Contribution of Directors and Boards to the Growth and Development of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics 3 (3):250-261.
G. J. Rossouw, A. van der Watt & D. P. Malan Rossouw (2002). Corporate Governance in South Africa. Journal of Business Ethics 37 (3):289 - 302.
Olufemi Amao & Kenneth Amaeshi (2008). Galvanising Shareholder Activism: A Prerequisite for Effective Corporate Governance and Accountability in Nigeria. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 82 (1):119 - 130.
Alexandre Di Miceli Silveirdaa & Richard Saito, Corporate Governance in Brazil: Landmarks, Codes of Best Practices, and Main Challenges.
Stephen Yan-Leung Cheung, J. Thomas Connelly & Piman Limpaphayom (unknown). Determinants of Corporate Disclosure and Transparency: Evidence From Hong Kong and Thailand. :313-342.
Stephen Yan-Leung Cheung, J. Thomas Connelly & Piman Limpaphayom (2007). Determinants of Corporate Disclosure and Transparency. International Corporate Responsibility Series 3:313-342.
John Nowland (2008). Are East Asian Companies Benefiting From Western Board Practices? Journal of Business Ethics 79 (1/2):133 - 150.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads72 ( #14,396 of 740,333 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #61,960 of 740,333 )
How can I increase my downloads?