Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

Board roles in organisations with a dual board system: Empirical evidence from Taiwanese nonprofit sport organisations

Contents:

Author Info

  • Yeh, Chien Mu
  • Taylor, Tracy
  • Hoye, Russell
Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    Research on the roles of the board of unitary board systems is well established, while explorations of dual board systems are very limited. We know little about nonprofit sport organisations board roles in countries such as Taiwan that operate with a dual board structure. In consequence, this study explored the roles taken by the board of directors and the board of supervisors in Taiwanese nonprofit sport organisations. Four overarching board of director roles were identified: manage vision and purpose; board duty; human resource and fundraising; and stakeholder focus. For the board of supervisors two primary functions emerged: monitoring results; and board duty and process. The findings of the study extend our understanding of the governance of nonprofit sport organisations and the differences that exist between dual board and single board systems of governance.

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1441352308000107
    Download Restriction: Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.

    Bibliographic Info

    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Sport Management Review.

    Volume (Year): 12 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 91-100

    as in new window
    Handle: RePEc:eee:spomar:v:12:y:2009:i:2:p:91-100

    Contact details of provider:
    Web page: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/716936/description#description

    Order Information:
    Postal: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/716936/bibliographic
    Web: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/716936/bibliographic

    Related research

    Keywords: Board roles Dual boards Governance Nonprofit associations;

    References

    References listed on IDEAS
    Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
    as in new window
    1. Igor Filatotchev & Yung-Chih Lien & Jenifer Piesse, 2005. "Corporate Governance and Performance in Publicly Listed, Family-Controlled Firms: Evidence from Taiwan," Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Springer, vol. 22(3), pages 257-283, September.
    2. T.E. Cooke & Etsuo Sawa, 1998. "Corporate Governance Structure in Japan - form and reality," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 6(4), pages 217-223, October.
    3. Victor Dulewicz & Peter Herbert, 1999. "The Priorities and Performance of Boards in UK Public Companies," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 7(2), pages 178-189, 04.
    4. Jeroen van den Heuvel & Anita Van Gils & Wim Voordeckers, 2006. "Board Roles in Small and Medium-Sized Family Businesses: performance and importance," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 14(5), pages 467-485, 09.
    5. Bezemer, P.J. & Maassen, G.F. & van den Bosch, F.A.J. & Volberda, H.W., 2007. "Investigating the Development of the Internal and External Service Tasks of Non-executive Directors: The Case of the Netherlands (1997-2005)," ERIM Report Series Research in Management ERS-2007-074-STR, Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), ERIM is the joint research institute of the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) at Erasmus Uni.
    6. Tsun-Siou Lee & Yin-Hua Yeh, 2004. "Corporate Governance and Financial Distress: evidence from Taiwan," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 12(3), pages 378-388, 07.
    7. Hoye, Russell & Cuskelly, Graham, 2003. "Board-Executive Relationships within Voluntary Sport Organisations," Sport Management Review, Elsevier, vol. 6(1), pages 53-73, May.
    8. Shann Turnbull, 1997. "Corporate Governance: Its scope, concerns and theories," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 5(4), pages 180-205, October.
    9. Caspar Rose, 2005. "The Composition of Semi-Two-Tier Corporate Boards and Firm Performance," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 13(5), pages 691-701, 09.
    10. Yeh, Yin-Hua & Woidtke, Tracie, 2005. "Commitment or entrenchment?: Controlling shareholders and board composition," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 29(7), pages 1857-1885, July.
    11. Gregory Maassen & Frans van den Bosch, 1999. "On the Supposed Independence of Two-tier Boards: formal structure and reality in the Netherlands," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 7(1), pages 31-37, 01.
    12. Michael Nietsch, 2005. "Corporate Governance and Company Law Reform: a German perspective," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 13(3), pages 368-376, 05.
    13. Florian Schilling, 2001. "Corporate Governance in Germany: the move to shareholder value," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 9(3), pages 148-151, 07.
    14. Anlin Chen & Lanfeng Kao & Meilan Tsao & Chinshun Wu, 2007. "Building a Corporate Governance Index from the Perspectives of Ownership and Leadership for Firms in Taiwan," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 15(2), pages 251-261, 03.
    15. Cadbury, Adrian, 2002. "Corporate Governance and Chairmanship: A Personal View," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199252008.
    16. Jill F. Solomon & Shih Wei Lin & Simon D. Norton & Aris Solomon, 2003. "Corporate Governance in Taiwan: empirical evidence from Taiwanese company directors," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 11(3), pages 235-248, 07.
    17. Izabela Koladkiewicz, 2001. "Building of a Corporate Governance System in Poland: initial experiences," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 9(3), pages 228-237, 07.
    18. Ferkins, Lesley & Shilbury, David & McDonald, Gael, 2005. "The Role of the Board in Building Strategic Capability: Towards an Integrated Model of Sport Governance Research," Sport Management Review, Elsevier, vol. 8(3), pages 195-225, November.
    19. Eythor Ivar Jonsson, 2005. "The Role Model of the Board: a preliminary study of the roles of Icelandic boards," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 13(5), pages 710-717, 09.
    20. Veysel Kula, 2005. "The Impact of the Roles, Structure and Process of Boards on Firm Performance: evidence from Turkey," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 13(2), pages 265-276, 03.
    21. Doherty, Alison & Patterson, Michelle & Van Bussel, Michael, 2004. "What Do We Expect? An Examination of Perceived Committee Norms in Non-profit Sport Organisations," Sport Management Review, Elsevier, vol. 7(2), pages 109-132, November.
    22. Jay Dahya & Yusuf Karbhari & Jason Zezong Xiao & Mei Yang, 2003. "The Usefulness of the Supervisory Board Report in China," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 11(4), pages 308-321, October.
    23. Tracy Long & Victor Dulewicz & Keith Gay, 2005. "The Role of the Non-executive Director: findings of an empirical investigation into the differences between listed and unlisted UK boards," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 13(5), pages 667-679, 09.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as in new window

    Cited by:
    1. Cordery, Carolyn J. & Sim, Dalice & Baskerville, Rachel F., 2013. "Three models, one goal: Assessing financial vulnerability in New Zealand amateur sports clubs," Sport Management Review, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 186-199.

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:spomar:v:12:y:2009:i:2:p:91-100. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Zhang, Lei).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.