Boards of directors and corporate financial performance: A review and integrative model

Shaker A. Zahra, John A. Pearce

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Abstract

This article synthesizes empirical research findings on the impact of boards of directors on corporate financial performance. An integrative model of board attributes and roles is presented, and research support on their links is discussed. The review identifies critical shortcomings of past studies and concludes by offering an agenda for future studies in this promising area of empirical research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Value Creating Board
Subtitle of host publicationCorporate Governance and Organizational Behaviour
PublisherRoutledge
Pages112-160
Number of pages49
ISBN (Print)0203888715, 9780203888711
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 11 2008

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