A contingent claim analysis of sunflower management under board monitoring and capital regulation
Sunflower management describes a style of management adopted by chief executive officer (CEO) in an attempt to produce a consensus between his own view and the view that he ascribes to the board. This paper develops a model that combines the contingent-claim pricing of bank equity and the resulting default risk probability under a sunflower management style. We show that the CEO's decision making in the optimal bank interest margin matches the board's low default risk expectation, but that it does not match its expectations for high equity return. Furthermore, an increase in either the internal force of the board's monitoring or the external force of the authority's capital regulation decreases the bank's equity return and increases its default risk probability. If there is sunflower management, both the forces lead to inefficiencies.
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.
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.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:finana:v:21:y:2012:i:c:p:1-9. 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: (Shamier, Wendy)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.