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Does Board Ethnic Diversity Impact Board Monitoring Outcomes?

Guest, Paul (2018) Does Board Ethnic Diversity Impact Board Monitoring Outcomes? British Journal of Management, 30 (1). pp. 53-74.

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This study investigates whether board ethnic diversity is associated with stronger board monitoring outcomes. We explore a range of outcomes; CEO compensation, accounting misstatements, CEO turnover-performance sensitivity, and acquisition performance, but find no evidence to support this. We also find no evidence that board ethnic diversity improves overall firm performance, even for those firms with higher agency problems. Our results are robust across different methodologies and have important practical implications by informing the current public policy debate on board ethnic diversity.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Surrey Business School
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Date : 30 January 2018
DOI : 10.1111/1467-8551.12299
Copyright Disclaimer : © 2019 The Author. British Journal of Management published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of British Academy of Management. This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution‐NonCommercial‐NoDerivs License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non‐commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.
Uncontrolled Keywords : Outside directors; Ethnic minorities; Board ethnic diversity; Corporate governance; Monitoring; Firm performance.
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 22 Feb 2018 16:18
Last Modified : 26 Mar 2019 16:00

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