Tag: corporate governance

Leveraging stakeholder engagement for market value growth: Empirical evidence on sustainable development leadership in Europe

This study analyzes the impact of sustainable development leadership on firm performance. The context of the empirical analysis is the European region between 2010 and 2018. Sustainable development leaders are defined as the firms included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Europe. To control for endogeneity problems caused by self-selection bias in the sample, […]

Using Q methodology to open the “black box” of corporate governance

Corporate governance (CG) scholars have long expressed concern over mainstream research’s theoretical and methodological limitations, which often rely on oversimplified “input and output” understandings that focus solely on achieving an optimal balance between variables. This approach is particularly problematic because it tends to prioritize the narrowly defined financial interests of shareholders, leading to an overabundance […]

Chapter 4: Building new theories and a specific concept for boards of directors: the practicholar research design

This chapter suggest a collaborative research design for corporate governance research that not only integrates interaction but also joint theory and concept building, with practice. The proposed research design builds bridges for reflection between scholars and practitioners, while offering relevant processes and a systematic approach to theory and concept building. The authors call the design […]