Essays about: "Board Independence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words Board Independence.

  1. 1. What Really Matters in the Boardroom?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Elin Stakeberg; Josefine Gunnarsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Board of Directors; Board Effectiveness; Board Size; Gender Diversity; Multiple Directorships; Independence; Foreign Directors; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The composition and lack of diversity on corporate boards has for years been scrutinized. In light of multiple corporate scandals, what it takes to make a board effective has been a hot topic of debate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Board of Director ‘Skin in the Game’ and Firm Performance

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Simon Olsson; Viktor Kvarnlöf; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Corporate governance; director ownership; board composition; director independence; director remuneration; OMX Stockholm Small Cap; ownership and performance; panel data;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the relationship between the non-executive directors’ ‘skin in the game’ and firm performance. How to best assure impartial corporate governance to limit the distance between shareholders and management has received much attention over the years. READ MORE

  3. 3. The relationship between board tenure and firm performance and the moderating effect of CSR - A study on Swedish listed firms

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Ella Beckvid; Gustav Erikson; [2021]
    Keywords : Board Tenure; Entrenchment; Corporate Social Responsibility;

    Abstract : We investigate whether average board tenure influences firm performance in Swedish listed firms during the period 2007-2019. We hypothesize that the trade-off between knowledge accumulation and loss of independence over the tenure motivates an inverted U-shaped association. READ MORE

  4. 4. Domain independent enhancements to Monte Carlo tree search for eurogames

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap

    Author : Peter Bergh; [2020]
    Keywords : Monte Carlo tree search · Domain independence · Stochasticity · Eurogames · Carcassonne;

    Abstract : The Monte Carlo tree search-algorithm (MCTS) has been proven successful when applied to combinatorial games, a term applied to sequential games with perfect information. As the focus for MCTS has tended to lean towards combinatorial games, general MCTS-strategies for other types of board games are hard to find. READ MORE

  5. 5. Post-Earnings Announcement Drift on the Swedish Stock Market : The Effect of Corporate Governance Quality

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ted Jakobsson; Tobias Severin; [2020]
    Keywords : Post-earnings announcement drift; PEAD; corporate governance; information uncertainty; trading strategy; abnormal returns;

    Abstract : This study examines the post-earnings announcement drift (PEAD) anomaly on the Swedish stock market. By constructing a corporate governance index based on share structure, board independence and board gender diversity, we test how the quality of firms’ corporate governance affects the drift – a link which is previously unexplored. READ MORE