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Value relevance of multinational directorship and cross-listing on MNEs national governance disclosure practices in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Nigeria

Areneke, G. and Kimani, D. (2018) Value relevance of multinational directorship and cross-listing on MNEs national governance disclosure practices in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Nigeria. Journal of World Business. 1090-9516.

Item Type: Article
Abstract: We draw on institutional isomorphism literature to develop a conceptual framework which uncovers how emerging market MNEs manage institutional tensions and complexity in corporate governance (CG) regulations within and across economic environments. Using a sample of 400 firm-year observations (2011–2015) from Nigeria, we show foreign directorship and cross-listing as significant avenues for governance isomorphism. MNEs employ these mechanisms to manage and reconcile foreign and Nigerian CG regulations whilst overcoming institutional weaknesses at home. Specifically, governance isomorphism leads to improvement of home country CG disclosures practices because of associated linkages with international CG systems through cross-listing and employment of multinational directors.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corporate governance disclosure, Cross listing (bonding), Emerging markets, Governance isomorphism, Institutional isomorphism, Multinational directorship, National governance, Nigeria
Creators: Areneke, Geofry and Kimani, Danson
Publisher: Elsevier Inc.
Faculties, Divisions and Institutes: Faculties > Faculty of Business & Law > Accounting & Finance
Date: 28 October 2018
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of World Business
Language: English
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2018.10.003
ISSN: 1090-9516
Status: Published / Disseminated
Refereed: No
URI: http://nectar.northampton.ac.uk/id/eprint/12836

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