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The influence of corporate governance and organizational capacity on the performance of Malaysian listed companies

Mustapa, Ifa Rizad and Mohd. Ghazali, Nazli Anum and Mohamad, Muslim Har Sani (2015) The influence of corporate governance and organizational capacity on the performance of Malaysian listed companies. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 6 (3). pp. 27-33. ISSN 2039-9340

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Abstract

This study assesses the association between corporate governance and performance of companies listed on Bursa Malaysia.Although there is no clear evidence in the literature indicating that organizational capacity is influencing corporate performance,this study further examines the influence of corporate governance by combining it with organizational capacity. This study employs mail questionnaire in assessing the performance of companies. Using the data from the mail questionnaire, no significant relationship was found between independent director, CEO duality, board size, ownership concentration, financial management and corporate performance. Additionally, findings from the mail questionnaire showed that organizational learning was significant in explaining corporate performance. Two contributions are acknowledged in this research. First, the application of a mail questionnaire extends the research methodology on corporate performance and adds value in respect of how findings from the questionnaires highlight the perceptions of individuals pertaining to the research objectives. Second, using organizational capacity as an explanatory factor, this study documents that organizational learning emerges as an important aspect in influencing the performance of Malaysian companies.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1361/44254
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corporate governance; organizational capacity; agency theory; resource-based view perspective, (RBV
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD2321 Industry
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Accounting
Depositing User: Dr Muslim Har Sani Mohamad
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2015 08:57
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2017 14:33
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/44254

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