6. The Effect of Corporate Governance on Performance

  1. H. Kent Baker and
  2. Ronald Anderson
  1. Sanjai Bhagat1,
  2. Brian Bolton2 and
  3. Roberta Romano3

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258439.ch6

Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice

Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice

How to Cite

Bhagat, S., Bolton, B. and Romano, R. (2010) The Effect of Corporate Governance on Performance, in Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice (eds H. K. Baker and R. Anderson), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118258439.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder

  2. 2

    Professor of Finance, University of New Hampshire

  3. 3

    Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law, Yale Law School, NBER and ECGI

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499139

Online ISBN: 9781118258439

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Keywords:

  • corporate law;
  • corporate governance;
  • institutional investor;
  • monitoring manager;
  • governance mechanism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Governance Mechanisms and Firm Performance

  • Aggregated Measures of Corporate Governance: Governance Indexes

  • Is There a Relationship Between Governance Quality and Performance?

  • Corporate Governance and Disciplinary Management Turnover After Poor Performance

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Discussion Questions

  • About the Authors