Essays about: "Non executive directors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words Non executive directors.

  1. 1. Board independence and firm performance: The moderating effect of ownership concentration and shareholder protection

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Krzysztof Lipinski; [2019]
    Keywords : Tobin’s Q; Board Independence; Shareholder Concentration; Investor Protection;

    Abstract : This research studies the moderating effect of ownership concentration and the strength of investor protection on the relationship between the level of board independence, as measured by the number of non-executive directors in relation to total number of directors and the firm performance. Using a sample of 9018 observations on all non-financial publicly listed firmsin 27 OECD countries between the year 2012 and 2015. READ MORE

  2. 2. Female presence within executive positions in European companies : The development in the European Union

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

    Author : Klara Sjöberg; Sandra Drewniok; [2017]
    Keywords : Female presence; executive positions; gender pay gap; teritary education; legal framework;

    Abstract : Background – In today’s globalized society, it is argued that gender diversity should be visible even withintop positions in management boards, since women and men now have similar impact as entrepreneurs,directors and consumers. Instead, there is an underrepresentation of females within top decision-makingpositions, where various barriers exist for women in their career advancements. READ MORE

  3. 3. Insider trading and excess returns: Evidence from the Swedish stock market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Richard Karlsson; Johan Cederqvist; [2016]
    Keywords : Insider trading; Excess returns; Information hierarchy hypothesis; Replicating strategies; Event study;

    Abstract : This paper aims to examine whether there exist short-term excess returns following insider transactions on the Swedish stock market and, if that is the case, explore whether they differ depending on corporate position of the insider. Based on the results in the first part of the paper, an investigation will be conducted to determine whether outside investors can generate excess returns by pursuing a replicating trading strategy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender Diversity and the City: Softly, Softly Feminism among London's Business Leaders

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Socialantropologiska institutionen

    Author : Jane Webb; [2014]
    Keywords : gender diversity; policy; market feminism; interpellation; networks; branding;

    Abstract : In 2011, advisors to the British government recommended against introducing a quota for women to corporate boards in the UK. The advisors instead set an aim for the UK’s 100 largest companies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pension benefits of executive directors : A comparative study of general retailers between 2006-2010

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Redovisning och finansiering; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Tomislav Condric; Katarina Tomic; [2012]
    Keywords : Pension benefits; Agency Theory; Remuneration; Corporate Governance; General retailer;

    Abstract : Several recent corporate governance scandals relate to non-disclosure or high amounts of pension benefits given to executive directors. The lack of disclosure and transparency has gained pensions benefits greater attention as a significant part of the total remuneration received by executive directors. READ MORE