A Review of Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

Authors

  • Abid Rasheed
  • Zara Nisar

Keywords:

Corporate governance, firm performance, agency problem, content analysis

Abstract

Corporate governance is the way by which organizations are governed and run. In the present age, corporate governance has been emerged as an important concept. After the financial crises, the importance of corporate governance has been increasing. Many studies have been performed on the relationship of corporate governance and firm performance. Corporate governance, besides other issues, deals with agency problem. Agency problem arises because of the nature of relationship between shareholders and the directors of an organization. In this study, a review of the recent studies performed on the relationship of corporate governance and firm performance has been done. A content analysis approach has been used to study the patterns identified in previous studies.

Author Biographies

Abid Rasheed

Lecturer, School of Accounting and Finance, University of Central Punjab

Zara Nisar

School of Accounting and Finance, University of Central Punjab

Published

2018-12-15

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