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Corporate governance practices and firm performance of listed companies in Sri Lanka

Heenetigala, Kumudini (2011) Corporate governance practices and firm performance of listed companies in Sri Lanka. Other Degree thesis, Victoria University.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between corporate governance practices and firm performance in Sri Lanka, as a result of the adoption of code of best practice on corporate governance in 2003 and the extent of changes to corporate governance practices four years after (2007). During this period, the firms that operated in Sri Lanka were affected by political and economic instability. However, the stock market performed well.

Item Type: Thesis (Other Degree thesis)
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Doctor of Business Administration

Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID24380, corporate governance, corporate governance practices, firm performance, companies, corporations, code of best practice, agency theory, developing countries, Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan, Sri Lankan economy
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1801 Law
SEO Classification > 9104 Management and Productivity
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Faculty of Business and Law
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2011 02:50
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:46
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/16050
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