Journal article

Governance and performance in compliance versus non-compliance Chinese listed companies

OK Tam, MGS Tan, HW Hu

Corporate Board: role, duties and composition | Published : 2010


Cases of corporate scandals and the misconduct of publicly listed companies (PLCs) are growing amid rapid economic development in China. Systematic research on governance factors affecting these corporate misconducts and their consequences is however scant. This study compares the key governance characteristics of Chinese PLCs that were found to have contravened regulatory compliance requirements (i.e., “non-compliance” PLCs) to those that were not (i.e., “compliance” PLCs). Based on a comparison between 53 pairs of compliance - and non-compliance-PLCs over the period from 2001 to 2006, our results show that there are significant differences between the two. We found that ownership concentra..

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