Corporate Governance in Financial Institutions in Bangladesh: A Preliminary Study

Arabian J Bus Manag Review 6: 221. doi:10.4172/2223-5833.1000221

8 Pages Posted: 19 May 2016

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Naheem Mahtab

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)

Mohammad Abdullah

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)

Date Written: February 16, 2016

Abstract

Corporate governance is an important issue these days. Good corporate governance can lead to a lot of positive effects on financial institutions. Proper implementation of corporate governance has become one the concerning issue in global arena. Considering the current condition of financial institution of Bangladesh it has become important for Bangladesh to focus on it. A lot of research has been carried out to see the effect of corporate governance in financial institutions. Accordingly, this study aimed to explore to find the effect of corporate governance in financial institutions in Bangladesh. In doing so we have summarized the findings of the empirical studies, drawn the conceptual framework, measured corporate governance of financial institution by using data of 15 (fifteen) listed private commercial banks (out of 30) in Bangladesh for the time horizon of 5 years (2009-2014). The variables used in this study to find out the effect of corporate governance in Bangladeshi financial institutions are: average return on equity, average return on assets, average allocative efficiency, average technical efficiency and other variables. In most of the cases positive relationship was determined between the variable discussed.

Keywords: Corporate governance; Average allocative efficiency; Average technical Efficiency; Average cost efficiency; GDP growth rate; ROA; ROE

Suggested Citation

Mahtab, Naheem and Abdullah, Mohammad, Corporate Governance in Financial Institutions in Bangladesh: A Preliminary Study (February 16, 2016). Arabian J Bus Manag Review 6: 221. doi:10.4172/2223-5833.1000221, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2781133

Naheem Mahtab

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) ( email )

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Mohammad Abdullah (Contact Author)

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) ( email )

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