Galvanising Shareholder Activism: A Prerequisite for Effective Corporate Governance and Accountability in Nigeria

16 Pages Posted: 25 Apr 2007

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Olufemi O. Amao

University of Sussex Law School; Brunel University London - Brunel Law School

Kenneth Amaeshi

University of Edinburgh Business School; Cranfield University - School of Management

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

The paper discusses shareholder activism in an evolving corporate governance institutional context. It identifies strategic opportunities associated with shareholders empowerment and activism through changes in code of corporate governance and recent developments in information and communications technologies in Nigeria. The paper contributes to the scarce literature on corporate governance and accountability in Africa.

Keywords: Corporate governance, Corporate accountability, Shareholder empowerment and activism, Nigeria

JEL Classification: M10, M19, Z00, P10, K00

Suggested Citation

Amao, Olufemi O. and Amaeshi, Kenneth, Galvanising Shareholder Activism: A Prerequisite for Effective Corporate Governance and Accountability in Nigeria (2007). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=982577 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.982577

Olufemi O. Amao

University of Sussex Law School ( email )

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Brunel University London - Brunel Law School ( email )

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Kenneth Amaeshi (Contact Author)

University of Edinburgh Business School ( email )

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Cranfield University - School of Management ( email )

Bedfordshire, MK43 0AL
United Kingdom

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