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GENDER DIVERSITY ON BOARDS AND MARKET PERFORMANCE: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION ON MALAYSIAN LISTED COMPANIES

Marimuthu, Maran and Hassan, Rohail (2014) GENDER DIVERSITY ON BOARDS AND MARKET PERFORMANCE: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION ON MALAYSIAN LISTED COMPANIES. [Citation Index Journal]

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Abstract

Lack of women participation on boards becomes an important issue recently, which in turn relects gender diversity in the top management. This study attempts to examine the efect of gender diversity among corporate boards on market value. Theoretical framework is specially designed using concepts, measures and models. A sample of 565 large companies is considered based on their market capitalization. The largest sectors are trading & services, inance and industrial products. This study incorporates descriptive statistics, Anova, correlation testing and regression analysis. The results indicate that women participation does have a relationship with irm value.

Item Type:Citation Index Journal
Subjects:H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Academic Subject One:Academic Department - Management And Humanities - Humanities and Social Sciences
Academic Subject Two:Academic Department - Management And Humanities - Business and Marketing
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Management & Humanities
ID Code:11749
Deposited By: Dr Maran Marimuthu
Deposited On:07 Oct 2016 01:42
Last Modified:07 Oct 2016 01:42

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