Tag Archives: Board Of Directors

Influence of Strategic Composition of Board of Directors on Organizational Performance of Mission Hospitals in Kenya (Published)

There is an increased public concern about health issues in Kenya. This is because of changes in healthcare funding; advanced technology and the dramatic changes in demand of healthcare services over the last decade. In the context of these challenges, it is imperative for mission hospitals to know which strategic management practices contribute to superior organizational performance. These are the factors that mission hospitals need to treat with renewed emphasis to improve delivery of healthcare service and boost the health sector in Kenya.  The governance factor in mission hospitals, which is the responsibility of the board of directors had been identified as a major weakness that required to be addressed.

Keywords: Board Of Directors, Organizational Performance, Strategic Composition, Strategy

Investigating the relation of independence of boards of directors with earning: evidence from listed firms in Tehran stock exchange (Review Completed - Accepted)

The purpose of this article is to investigate the relation of companies’ board of directors and its composition with annual earnings. The sample of this research is 61 of registered firms in Tehran Stock Exchange which have complete financial information and reports about the composition of their board of directors from 2008 to 2013. The results shows that board of directors with more independent managers have made much more earnings, therefore have direct influence on profit of firms. Thus, we can claim that board of directors is a vital factor for stock exchange firms for being profitable. The result in this research is in line with previews researches in this field. We conclude that firms with more independent managers on their board of directors are more profitable than those with less independent managers on their board of directors.

Keywords: Board Of Directors, Earnings Management, Tehran stock exchange

Audit Committees: The Journey So Far In Nigeria (Review Completed - Accepted)

Before 1989, there was no issues of audit committee in Nigeria. In 1989 Professor Olowokure article titled a Case for Audit Committee in Nigeria was written drawing the attention of Government, Stakeholders for the use of Audit Committee in public companies in Nigeria. Hence this was captured in the CAMA 1990 as amended Section 359 (3), it then become very important in Nigeria. The importance have led to problematic issues which resulted to why the research is been carried out.

Keywords: Audit Committee, Board Of Directors, Corporate Governance, Shareholders