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  • Corporate governance, performance and take-overs: an empirical analysis of UK mergers. 

    Weir, Charlie (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/000368497326291, 1997-11-01)
    WEIR, C. 1997. Corporate governance, performance and take-overs: an empirical analysis of UK mergers. Applied economics [online], 29(11), pages 1465-1475. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/000368497326291
    This paper analyses the relationship between the probability of being acquired, firm performance and governance structures. The acquired firms were all fully quoted on the London Stock Exchange and the acquisitions took ...
  • Do company directors underestimate the adoption of corporate governance provisions? A survey approach. 

    Owusu, Andrews; Weir, Charlie (David Publishing https://dx.doi.org/10.17265/1548-6583/2013.11.010, 2013-11-30)
    OWUSU, A. and WEIR, C. 2013. Do company directors underestimate the adoption of corporate governance provisions? A survey approach. Journal of modern accounting and auditing [online], 9(11), pages 1526-1534. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.17265/1548-6583/2013.11.010
    This paper examines whether company directors underestimate the adoption of corporate governance provisions within Ghanaian listed firms. Using a survey approach, the respondents, who were company executives and non-executive ...
  • Earnings management in Libyan commercial banks: perceptions of stakeholders. 

    Barghathi, Yasser; Collison, David; Crawford, Louise (Inderscience https://doi.org/10.1504/IJAAPE.2017.10003434, 2016-01-19)
    BARGHATHI, Y., COLLISON, D. and CRAWFORD, L. 2017. Earnings management in Libyan commercial banks: perceptions of stakeholders. International journal of accounting, auditing and performance evaluation [online], 13(2), pages 123-149. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJAAPE.2017.10003434.
    The issue of earnings management has continued to be problematic in the financial reporting context. It has proved to be an important topic that concerns a wide range of stakeholders, including regulators, investors and ...
  • The governance-performance relationship: evidence from Ghana. 

    Owusu, Andrews; Weir, Charlie
    OWUSU, A. and WEIR, C. 2016. The governance-performance relationship: evidence from Ghana. Journal of applied accounting research [online], 17(3), pages 285-310. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JAAR-06-2014-0057
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact corporate governance, measured by a governance index, on the performance of listed firms in a developing economy, Ghana. It also evaluates the effect of the ...
  • Internal and external governance mechanisms: their impact on the performance of large UK public companies. 

    Weir, Charlie; Laing, David; McKnight, Philip J. (Blackwell http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-5957.00444, 2002-06)
    WEIR, C., LAING, D. and McKNIGHT, P. J., 2002. Internal and external governance mechanisms: their impact on the performance of large UK public companies. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 29 (5-6), pp. 579-611.
    This paper analyses the relationship between internal and external corporate governance mechanisms and the performance of UK companies within the context of the Cadbury Committee's Code of Best Practice. The results show, ...
  • IT governance measurement tools and its application in IT-business alignment. 

    Nicho, Mathew; Khan, Shafaq (CSUSB ScholarWorks http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/jitim/vol26/iss1/5, 2017-09-22)
    NICHO, M. and KHAN, S. 2017. IT governance measurement tools and its application in IT-business alignment. Journal of international technology and information management [online], 26(1), Article 5. Available from: http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/jitim/vol26/iss1/5
    The purpose of this exploratory research paper is to evaluate the deployment and assessment methodology of the information technology governance (ITG) measurement tools, with the purpose of gaining deeper insight into the ...
  • Shareholder wealth gains through better corporate governance - the case of European LBO transaction. 

    Andres, Christian; Betzer, Andre; Weir, Charlie (Springer Verlag http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11408-007-0061-7, 2007-12)
    ANDRES, C., BETZER, A. and WEIR, C. M., 2007. Shareholder wealth gains through better corporate governance - the case of European LBO transaction. Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, 21 (4), pp. 403-424
    We examine shareholder wealth effects in a heterogeneous sample of 115 European leveraged going private transactions from 1997 to 2005. Average abnormal returns as reaction to the LBO announcement amount to 24.20%. In ...