Essays about: "gender diversity board"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. The Business Case for Board Gender Diversity: Evidence from Swedish Firms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jesper Salomonson; Eric Engerby Jönsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Board gender diversity; Innovation; Financial performance; Mediation; Panel data; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Gender diversity has gained a lot of attention in the corporate governance literature, reaching conflicting results whether board gender diversity has an impact on financial performance. As a consequence, we set out to investigate how board gender diversity affects financial performance through innovation using a mediation technique. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender Distribution on Boards and Company’s Performance: do women on company boards impact the business’ financial performance?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Beatriz Oliveira; Réka Félix; [2020]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to examine the impact of diverse boards with one, two, three or more women in limited companies founded in Sweden in 2010 on financial performance. Firm’s characteristics as board’s gender distribution, net sales, ROE, board size and number of employees will be examined aiming to understand how these boards are composed in terms of gender diversity and the impact of it on firm’s performance. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Board Characteristics and Corporate Social Responsibility Assurance: What Factors Matter in the U.S. Market?

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

    Author : Xinran He; Jingyi Zhang; [2019]
    Keywords : Corporate social responsibility; Assurance; Voluntary disclosure; Board characteristics; Corporate governance;

    Abstract : This study aims to examine the influence of board characteristics - the critical components in the corporate governance mechanisms - on the adoption of corporate social responsibility (CSR) assurance. Based on a sample of 328 listed U.S. READ MORE