Board Characteristics and Firm Performance: Evidence from the Listed Non-Banking Financial Institutions of Bangladesh

Raihan Sobhan

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 25-41

  The main objective of this study is to find out the effects of board characteristics on firm performance in the listed companies of non-banking financial institutions industry of Bangladesh. This study has considered five board characteristics namely board size, the proportion of independent directors, ...  Read More

Board Diversity and Firm Performance in Nigeria

James Ilaboya; Tina Ashafoke

Volume 4, Issue 10 , October 2017, , Pages 1002-1019

  The study examines the relationship between board diversity and firm performance in Nigeria. The study adopted the cross-sectional research design using data from all the banks quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange from 2010-2015. The multiple regression technique is the basis of the data analysis, specifically ...  Read More

Governance of Family Owned Businesses and Firm Performance: Evidence from Sri Lanka

Athula Ekanayake; Ravindra Hewa Kuruppuge

Volume 4, Issue 10 , October 2017, , Pages 1020-1039

  Following the notions of agency and stewardship theories, this study examined the empirical validity of the relationship between governance of family owned businesses and firm performance, employing a sample of 82 family businesses in 5 main commercial districts in Sri Lanka. Governance variables related ...  Read More

Impact of Capital Structure on Firms Performance: A Study on Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) Listed Firms in Pakistan

Abdul Basit; Zubair Hassan

Volume 4, Issue 2 , February 2017, , Pages 118-135

  The purpose of this study is to investigate Debt to Equity ratio to determine firm performance of Pakistani companies listed in Chemical, Food and Care products, Cement, Pharmaceutical, Auto assembler and Textile sector. The research done on 50 companies listed under Karachi Stock exchange covered the ...  Read More

Investigating the Effects of Corporate Governance System Quality on Company Performance

Nafiseh Gholamreza Tehrani

Volume 3, Issue 7 , July 2016, , Pages 444-452

  In general, corporate governance (CG) includes legal, cultural, and institutional arrangements that will determine companies’ future direction and performance. The current research mainly tries to evaluate the impact of corporate governance system quality on the performance of the companies listed ...  Read More

Capital Structure and Firms Performance in Tehran Stock Exchange

Morteza Kazempour; Mohammad Ali Aghaei

Volume 2, Issue 2 , February 2015, , Pages 149-152

  This study investigated the relationship between capital structure and firm performance in firms operating on the Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE). Capital structure was measured by debt leverage. Firm performance was measured using the Tobin’s Q. The sample size was 100 companies operating on the exchange ...  Read More