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Mohd Rashdan Sallehuddin, Rosli Mohd Saad, Nor Azrin Mohamad Rosli

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1Mohd Rashdan Sallehuddin, 2Rosli Mohd Saad, 3Nor Azrin Mohamad Rosli
1,2. School of Business Management, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Kedah, Malaysia.
3. Agrobank Berhad, Penang, Malaysia.

Sallehuddin, Mohd Rashdan, et al. "AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND CORPORATE PERFORMANCE IN BURSA MALAYSIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 9, Sept. 2019, pp. 6200-6214, Accessed Sept. 2019.
Sallehuddin, M., Saad, R., & Rosli, N. (2019, September). AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND CORPORATE PERFORMANCE IN BURSA MALAYSIA. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(9), 6200-6214. Retrieved from
Sallehuddin, Mohd Rashdan, Rosli Mohd Saad, and Nor Azrin Mohamad Rosli. "AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND CORPORATE PERFORMANCE IN BURSA MALAYSIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 9 (September 2019), 6200-6214. Accessed September, 2019.


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Since last decade the corporate governance has been the focus of many researches worldwide. This stems come from the belief that the better governance of the firms lead to more healthy corporations. The current study will contribute to the growing literature in this field of study and mainly focusing on the impact of corporate governance on corporate performance among publiclisted companies in Malaysia. This paper aims to examine the impact of the relationship between corporate governance elements and company performance based on earning per share among top 100 public-listed companies in Malaysia. The study adopts by examines the annual reports from the year 2008 to 2012. Regression analysis was used to examine the relationship between company performance and independent variables of CG namely board size, board independence, audit committee size, audit committee independence and audit committee meeting frequency. Analysis found, the company performance is significant relationship only with audit committee size. In contrast, the corporate performance is insignificant with board size, board independence, audit committee independence and audit committee meeting frequency. The result of this study could provide insight for the evidence to relevant regulatory bodies in Malaysia to look further on the effectiveness on the code of corporate governance among public-listed companies in Malaysia.