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  1. Collins G. Ntim & Teerooven Soobaroyen (2013). Black Economic Empowerment Disclosures by South African Listed Corporations: The Influence of Ownership and Board Characteristics. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 116 (1):121-138.
    This study investigates the extent to which South African listed corporations voluntarily disclose information on black economic empowerment (BEE) in their annual and sustainability reports using a sample of 75 listed corporations from 2003 to 2009. BEE is a form of socio-economic affirmative action championed by the African National Congress (ANC)-led government to address historical imbalances in business participation and ownership in South Africa. We find that block ownership and institutional ownership are negatively associated with the extent of BEE disclosures, (...)
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  2. Jyoti D. Mahadeo, Teerooven Soobaroyen & Vanisha Oogarah Hanuman (2012). Board Composition and Financial Performance: Uncovering the Effects of Diversity in an Emerging Economy. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 105 (3):375-388.
    We examine the key elements of board diversity (or heterogeneity) amongst listed companies operating in an emerging economy (Mauritius) and the extent to which these influence financial performance. Specifically, we ask whether there is evidence of tangible benefits in pursuing a strategy of board diversity in terms of gender-, age-, educational background and independence in a corporate context which has long been dominated by family-led and ‘closed’ boardrooms. In light of recent corporate governance developments which appear to foster greater diversity, (...)
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  3. J. D. Mahadeo, V. Oogarah-Hanuman & T. Soobaroyen (2011). A Longitudinal Study of Corporate Social Disclosures in a Developing Economy. Journal of Business Ethics 104 (4):545-558.
    This article examines corporate social disclosures (CSD) in an African developing economy (Mauritius) as provided in the annual reports of listed companies from 2004 to 2007. Informed by the country’s social, political and economic context and legitimacy theory, we hypothesise that the extent and variety of CSD themes (social, ethics, environment and health and safety) will be enhanced post-2004 and will be influenced by profitability, size, leverage and industry affiliation. We find a significant increase in the volume and variety of (...)
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  4. Mark Jonathan Rhodes & Teerooven Soobaroyen (2010). Erratum To: Information Asymmetry and Socially Responsible Investment. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 95 (1):151-151.
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