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Impact of Corporate Governance on Firm Performance

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Business and Economics, FURC, PAKISTAN

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 4, Issue (5), Pages 103-107, May,2 (2015)

Abstract

This study aims to investigate the impact of corporate governance on firmís performance. To measure the corporate governance, four factors were used that are; Board Size, Ownership structure, Committees and CEO Duality. Data was collected from 30 listed companies of Karachi stock exchange for firm performance, whereas to measure the corporate governance index primary data was collected from top management and response rate was 86 percent. Regression and correlation were used to analyze the data. The results concluded that committees, board size and CEO duality have negative relationship, whereas ownership structure has positive impact on firm performance. For future research implication, other corporate governance measures can be used to investigate the impact on firm performance.

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