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The relationship between supervision quality, CEO’s ability and authority with firm performance

The relationship between supervision quality, CEO’s ability and authority with firm performance This paper aims to investigate the relationship between a CEO's ability and authority with firm performance. The authors used a sample of 127 Iranian listed firms for over seven years, from 2011 to 2017.Design/methodology/approachThe authors used data envelopment analysis (DEA) to evaluate managers' abilities, and the authors used business strategies to gauge authorities. Also, the methods of Fama–French and Herfindal–Hirschman were used for 889 firm-year observations.FindingsThe results show that managers' ability based on return on assets can affect firm performance, and skilled managers can improve performance.Originality/valueIn Iran, managers' abilities and other variables can impact it has been studied. Still, no study has been conducted on managers' strength and their level of authority with the presence of supervision on them. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Facilities Management Emerald Publishing

The relationship between supervision quality, CEO’s ability and authority with firm performance

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
© Emerald Publishing Limited
ISSN
1472-5967
DOI
10.1108/jfm-08-2020-0056
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Abstract

This paper aims to investigate the relationship between a CEO's ability and authority with firm performance. The authors used a sample of 127 Iranian listed firms for over seven years, from 2011 to 2017.Design/methodology/approachThe authors used data envelopment analysis (DEA) to evaluate managers' abilities, and the authors used business strategies to gauge authorities. Also, the methods of Fama–French and Herfindal–Hirschman were used for 889 firm-year observations.FindingsThe results show that managers' ability based on return on assets can affect firm performance, and skilled managers can improve performance.Originality/valueIn Iran, managers' abilities and other variables can impact it has been studied. Still, no study has been conducted on managers' strength and their level of authority with the presence of supervision on them.

Journal

Journal of Facilities ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: May 7, 2021

Keywords: Business strategy; Managerial ability; Managerial authority; Managerial supervision

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