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BOARD DILIGENCE, DIRECTOR BUSINESS AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Saibal Ghosh

DOI: 10.22495/cbv3i3art2

Abstract

The paper examines the association between financial performance and boards of non-financial firms. Using data on over 200 listed manufacturing firms in India for 2005, the findings indicate that, after controlling for various firm-specific factors, board diligence as well as director busyness exerts a positive influence on corporate performance.

Keywords: firm performance, board diligence, director busyness, manufacturing, India

How to cite this paper: Ghosh, S. (2007). Board diligence, director business and corporate governance. Corporate Board: role, duties and composition, 3(3), 13-22. doi:10.22495/cbv3i3art2

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