The Impact of the Roles, Structure and Process of Boards on Firm Performance: evidence from Turkey

The Impact of the Roles, Structure and Process of Boards on Firm Performance: evidence from Turkey This study aims at investigating the impact of the roles, structure and process of boards on performance of Turkish companies. Drawing on the data obtained from a sample of 386 mostly small and non‐listed stock ownership companies, it was found that the separation of chairman and general manager positions has significant positive impact on firm performance. From the board roles of control, service and resource acquisition, firm performance was found to be positively related only to the level of adoption of resource acquisition role. It was also found that the effectiveness, information access and performance evaluation attributes of boards are positively and significantly associated with firm performance. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Corporate Governance Wiley

The Impact of the Roles, Structure and Process of Boards on Firm Performance: evidence from Turkey

Corporate Governance, Volume 13 (2) – Mar 1, 2005

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Wiley
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Copyright © 2005 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
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0964-8410
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1467-8683
DOI
10.1111/j.1467-8683.2005.00421.x
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Abstract

This study aims at investigating the impact of the roles, structure and process of boards on performance of Turkish companies. Drawing on the data obtained from a sample of 386 mostly small and non‐listed stock ownership companies, it was found that the separation of chairman and general manager positions has significant positive impact on firm performance. From the board roles of control, service and resource acquisition, firm performance was found to be positively related only to the level of adoption of resource acquisition role. It was also found that the effectiveness, information access and performance evaluation attributes of boards are positively and significantly associated with firm performance.

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Corporate GovernanceWiley

Published: Mar 1, 2005

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