How does board structure impact on firm performance in the UK?

Ahmad J. Alqatan, Imad Chbib, Khaled Hussainey

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Abstract

The researcher designed this study to find out how Board Structure impacted on firm performance in the UK during the period from 2012 to 2015. For this purpose, the researchers used the regression and correlation methods and collected data from Bloomberg using FTSE 100 non-financial companies. In this study, the authors found a significant positive correlation between board remuneration, board size and ROA. Also, the researchers found a significant positive correlation between board remuneration, board independent and TQ. We found, also, a significant negative correlations between both company size, industry type and ROA besides, TQ.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-27
Number of pages10
JournalCorporate Board: Role, Duties and Composition
Volume15
Issue number2
Early online date31 May 2019
DOIs
Publication statusEarly online - 31 May 2019

Keywords

  • Agency Theory
  • Corporate Governance Code (CGC)
  • Board structure
  • Board size
  • Board independence
  • Board remuneration
  • Return on Assets (ROA)
  • Stakeholder Theory
  • Tobin’s Q (TQ)

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