Galvanising shareholder activism: a prerequisite for effective corporate governance and accountability in Nigeria
Amao, Olufemi O. and Amaeshi, Kenneth (2007) Galvanising shareholder activism: a prerequisite for effective corporate governance and accountability in Nigeria. Working Paper. Coventry: University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation. Working papers (University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation) (No.228).
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The paper discusses shareholder activism in an evolving corporate governance institutional context. It identifies strategic opportunities associated with shareholders empowerment and activism through changes in code of corporate governance and recent developments in information and communications technologies in Nigeria. The paper contributes to the scarce literature on corporate governance and accountability in Africa.
|Item Type:||Working or Discussion Paper (Working Paper)|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Corporate governance -- Nigeria, Stockholders -- Nigeria, Social responsibility of business -- Nigeria, Nigeria -- Economic conditions|
|Series Name:||Working papers (University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation)|
|Publisher:||University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation|
|Place of Publication:||Coventry|
|Official Date:||May 2007|
|Number of Pages:||22|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Access rights to Published version:||Open Access|
Ahunwan, B. (2002) ‘Corporate Governance in Nigeria’, Journal of Business Ethics 37: 269-87.
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