Do board characteristics affect corporate performance? Firm-level evidence for India
The study examines the association between financial performance and boards of non-financial firms. Using data on 127 listed manufacturing firms in India for 2003 the findings indicate that, after controlling for various firm-specific factors, larger boards tend to have a dampening influence on firm performance, judged in terms of either accounting or market-based measures of performance. In terms of policy implications, the analysis suggests that compensation of the CEO has a significant effect on the performance of the firm.
Volume (Year): 13 (2006)
Issue (Month): 7 ()
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