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 language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||The Value Creating Board|
|Subtitle of host publication||Corporate Governance and Organizational Behaviour|
|Number of pages||49|
|ISBN (Print)||0203888715, 9780203888711|
|State||Published - Nov 11 2008|