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THE EFFECT OF FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE AND BOARD SIZE ON CORPORATE EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION: A STUDY OF SELECTED LISTED BANKS IN NIGERIA

Uwuigbe , U. and Uwuigbe, O. R. and Oni-Ojo, E.E. and Olugbenga, Jinadu and Adegbola, Otekunrin THE EFFECT OF FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE AND BOARD SIZE ON CORPORATE EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION: A STUDY OF SELECTED LISTED BANKS IN NIGERIA. Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce .

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Abstract

This paper examined the association between the effect of financial performance and board size on corporate executive compensation in Nigeria. In accomplishing the research objectives of this study, the audited annual financial statement of listed banks covering the period 2005-2013 were analyzed. Also, a total of 10 listed banks in the Nigerian stock exchange market were selected and analyzed for the study using the purposive sampling method. Nevertheless, in analyzing the research hypotheses, the study adopted the use of both descriptive statistics and econometric analysis using the pooled ordinary least square regression analysis method in the estimation of the regression equation. Findings from the study show that a significant positive relationship was observed between banks financial performance and the corporate executive compensation (director’s emoluments) for the sampled banks

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Financial Performance, Board Size, Executive Compensation, Nigeria, Remuneration
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Ms Ugwunwa Esse
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2017 09:05
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2017 09:05
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/8426

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