Essays about: "Multiple Directorships"

Found 5 essays containing the words Multiple Directorships.

  1. 1. Organizational and Board Characteristics’ Impact on Female Board Representation: Evidence from Swedish Publicly Listed Financial Firms

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Sandra Gadd; Therese Gustafsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender Diversity; Female Board Representation; Financial Industry; Board Composition; Resource Dependence Theory; Institutional Theory;

    Abstract : Background - The underrepresentation of women in corporate boardrooms has been a central corporate governance issue for decades; still, improvement is made at a slow pace and varies by industry sector. On average, the Swedish financial industry displays high levels of female board representation compared to other industry sectors; however, there are large differences between the companies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Does Board Overlap Affect Firm Performance?

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

    Author : Oscar Lindström; Gustav Lugnegård; [2015]
    Keywords : Board overlap; Corporate governance; Board of directors; Board composition;

    Abstract : This study examines the relationship between board overlap and firm performance among firms listed on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm Stock Exchange, using unbalanced panel data and linear regression models. It aims to further investigate if there is a relationship between directors serving on multiple boards simultaneously and firm performance. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Prevalence and Causes of Multiple Directorships

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Diana Imreorowa; Therese Kollin; [2013]
    Keywords : multiple directorships; corporate interlocks; corporate governance; market for directors; board of directors;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the determinants of the number of directorships held by board directors, using a cross-sectional methodology with Swedish data from year 2007. Individual, board and company characteristics are used as explanatory variables to find out what affects the number of directorships held, and from these results we argue for three main causes of the existence of multiple directorships. READ MORE

  4. 4. Busy Directors and the Performance of Swedish Companies

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Gustav Niblaeus; Jacob Sellman; [2011]
    Keywords : Busy directors; Board of directors; Firm performance; Swedish companies; Corporate governance;

    Abstract : This study examines the relationship between directors with multiple directorships and firm performance in Sweden. The purpose of the thesis is to test the hypothesis that busy directors cannot fulfill their responsibilities adequately, which in turn impairs firm performance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Elite Directors and Firm Performance

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Mårten Bernow; Christopher Brinkeborn Beselin; [2007]
    Keywords : Elite Education; Multiple Directorships; Elite Directors; Board Elite;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the effect elite board directors have on firm performance. With reference to the social networks associated with both board appointments and elite education, a director is designated as an elite director if he or she holds multiple directorships, or is educated at an elite university. READ MORE