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

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

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.

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Doctor of Business Administration

Item type Thesis (Other Degree thesis)
URI http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/16050
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1801 Law
Historical > SEO Classification > 9104 Management and Productivity
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Faculty of Business and Law
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
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