Corporate control and financial performance of New Zealand companies
This study has two objectives. The first objective is to address the issue of management versus owner control of New Zealand public listed companies. Specifically the focus is on the extent to which shareholders in New Zealand's public companies may have the ability to influence the actions of management. The second objective of this study is to investigate the extent to which the ownership of New Zealand companies influences financial performance.
Keywordsorganisational behaviour; corporate governance; economic analysis; financial performance; financial reporting