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Management International Review

, Volume 46, Issue 3, pp 259–276 | Cite as

The effects of institutional ownership on corporate governance and performance: An empirical assessment in Hong Kong

  • Ji Li
  • Kevin Lam
  • Gongming Qian
  • Yongqing Fang
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Abstract

Using 433 publicly listed companies in Hong Kong, this study analyses how the institutional ownership of firms affects their corporate governance and performance. Our results indicate that institutional ownership exerts a direct and significant influence on corporate governance in such areas as board composition, CEO duality, leadership diversity, and ownership concentration.

Keywords

Corporate Governance Partial Little Square Firm Performance Institutional Investor Management Journal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ji Li
    • 1
  • Kevin Lam
    • 2
  • Gongming Qian
    • 3
  • Yongqing Fang
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Management, School of BusinessHong Kong Baptist UniversityKowloon TongHong Kong, China
  2. 2.School of AccountancyThe Chinese University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong, China
  3. 3.Department of ManagementThe Chinese University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong, China
  4. 4.Nanyang Business SchoolNanyang Technological UniversitySingapore

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