Essays about: "board of directors"

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  1. 1. CEO compensation cuts - A pandemic or an endemic?

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

    Author : Pedro Almeida; Cristian Huhtamäki; [2022]
    Keywords : Executive compensation; CEO Pay cuts; Managerial Power Theory; Covid-19;

    Abstract : Executive compensation continues to be a popular topic in the corporate governance literature. Yet, an overwhelming amount of the prior research focuses on the determinants of the rapid growth in executive compensation while the literature on executive compensation reductions is scarce. READ MORE

  2. 2. Female Leaders During Crisis : A study about the impact of female board directors on firms’ financial performance during the COVID-19 pandemic

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lisa Willhans; Linnea Kossmann Lindström; [2022]
    Keywords : Leadership; Gender Diversity; Women; Board of Directors; Crisis Management; Crisis; COVID-19; Critical Mass Theory; Financial Performance;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate how the proportion of female leaders on corporate boards affects firm financial performance during crises. The study investigates Swedish mid-cap and large- cap companies during COVID-19. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Gender diversity and firm performance : A study of how female representation on Board of Directors and Top Management Teams of Swedish listed firms affect financial performance

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Matilda Lindeborg; Anna Vögeli; [2021]
    Keywords : Women; gender diversity; Board of Directors; Top Management Teams; financial performance; critical mass;

    Abstract : This study investigates if the proportion of women on Board of Directors (BOD) and Top Management Teams (TMT) in Swedish listed firms affect the financial performance. Using a sample of 1,432 firm-year observations for firms listed at Nasdaq Stockholm during the years 2012-2019, the study estimates multiple regressions to investigate the association between proportion of women on BODs and TMTs and firms’ financial performance, measured as ROA, ROE and Tobin’s Q. READ MORE