Essays about: "Corporate governance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 488 essays containing the words Corporate governance.

  1. 1. Board Diversity's effect on Stock Volatility An empirical study on the Swedish market

    University essay from

    Author : Simon Risberg; Sanna Tegenfeldt; [2023-09-15]
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    Abstract : In recent years, group diversity has become a prevalent topic of discussion with regard to benefits and drawbacks. This thesis examines the impact of board diversity on stock volatility using data on board directors in Swedish companies over a ten-year period. READ MORE

  2. 2. The effect of cross-border mergers & acquisitions as a driver of better corporate sustainability practices - A study on the post-acquisition context of selected target firms from Sri Lanka and Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Buddhini Erosha Jayasinghe; Farjana Rifat; [2023-07-19]
    Keywords : Mergers and acquisitions M A ; cross-border; sustainability; corporate sustainability practices; Corporate Social Responsibility CSR ; Environmental-Social-Governance ESG framework; target firm; stakeholder theory; resource-based view; acquirer; Sri Lanka; Sweden;

    Abstract : Companies typically strive to expand their realms. To do so, they rely on a series of organic and non-organic growth options, the latter including Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As). M&As continue to grow in number and frequency across national and regional borders in search of strategic complementarity. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Effects of Ownership Structure on Earnings Management in Public listed firms in Nigeria.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jumoke Fiyinfolu Osibuamhe; Tolulope Odunayo Ogwumike; [2023-07-04]
    Keywords : Earnings management; Ownership structure; Managerial; Institutional; Highest holder; Nigeria; entrenchment;

    Abstract : The efficacy of corporate governance is enhanced when managers demonstrate a willingness to act in a manner that is contrary to the preferences of shareholders. An instance of management's potential disregard for shareholders' interests is the employment of accounting accruals as a means of manipulating earnings for management purposes. READ MORE

  4. 4. The effect of ESG-linked compensation on firms' ESG performance

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Naile Aliti; Zhaoyang Wen; [2023-07-03]
    Keywords : ESG-linked compensation; ESG performance; corporate governance; stakeholder welfare;

    Abstract : This study examines the effect of having an ESG-linked compensation plan on ESG performance. In addition to that, board characteristics effect on linking ESG metrics to CEO compensation plans have been examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Examining the Relationship of Institutional Ownership and Operating Performance: Evidence from Swedish IPOs

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Hannes Hamark; Ludvig Hagvall; [2023-07-03]
    Keywords : Institutional investors; Active monitoring view; Passive monitoring view; Corporate governance; Control; Operating performance; Pressure-insensitive; Pressure-sensitive; Initial Public Offering IPO ; Sweden;

    Abstract : This study investigates the relationship between institutional ownership and firm operating performance during the three-year period following an IPO in Sweden. It adds to the continuing discussion on whether institutional investors, with their capabilities and incentives to actively monitor, positively impact firm performance. READ MORE