An Overview of Corporate Governance: Some Essentials

6 Pages Posted: 22 Apr 2011

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Shamsher Mohamad

University Putra Malaysia - Graduate School of Management

Zulkarnain Muhamad Sori

INCEIF, The Global University of Islamic Finance

Date Written: April 21, 2011

Abstract

Corporate governance is a function of governing a corporation. Good Corporate governance promotes fairness, openness, and transparency in its responsibilities to stakeholders Good corporate governance practices facilitates economic efficiency by focusing on value-enhancing activities and aids efficient allocation of scarce resources. This is achieved when firms efficiently employ their assets, attract low cost capital, meet societal expectations and improve overall performance. This paper discusses the essential issues in corporate governance that helps to achieve these desired objectives.

Keywords: Corporate Governance, Confidence, Trust, Cost of Capital, Efficiency

JEL Classification: G30, M14, M40

Suggested Citation

Mohamad, Shamsher and Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain, An Overview of Corporate Governance: Some Essentials (April 21, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1817091 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1817091

Shamsher Mohamad

University Putra Malaysia - Graduate School of Management ( email )

Selangor Darul Ehsan
Serdang, Selangor 43400
Malaysia

Zulkarnain Muhamad Sori (Contact Author)

INCEIF, The Global University of Islamic Finance ( email )

Lorong Universiti A
Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur 59100
Malaysia
+60376514173 (Phone)
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