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Effet des mécanismes de gouvernance sur la performance financière et boursière : Cas des entreprises canadiennes

  • Manel Kolsi


    (MODESFI - FSEG Sfax)

  • Hanen Ghorbel


    (MODESFI - FSEG Sfax)

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    The aim of this paper is to analyze the relationship between governance mechanisms and measures of financial and market performance for 134 Canadian firms for the year 2007. The study highlights the nonlinearity of the relation expressing the effect of governance on performance. Indeed, the results show the presence of a threshold in the disclosure index. Only beyond this threshold governance can exert a positive impact on financial performance. Disclosure is therefore essential for improving the financial performance of Canadian firms.

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    Date of creation: 10 May 2011
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    Publication status: Published in Comptabilités, économie et société, May 2011, Montpellier, France., 2011
    Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-00650537
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