Corporate Governance Disclosures and Firm performance

Christopher Boachie

Department of Finance, Central Business School, Central University College, Tema, Ghana, West Africa


The study examined the effect of corporate governance on the performance of firms in developing economies by using both market- and accounting-based performance measures. The study made use a sample of listed companies from South Africa and Ghana for short descriptive cases, scenarios, and vignettes. It adopted an in-depth, exploratory approach in reviewing the corporate governance issues from the perspectives of principles, regulations, and performance of the top firms.

Results indicate that the direction and the extent of impact of governance are dependent ...

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