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Corporate Governance and Disclosure Practices of Firms and Nature of Industry: An Empirical Study from Indian Perspectives
2nd International Conference on Corporate Governance (ICGS -2014), on 'Contemporary Issues & Challenges in Indian Economic Environment', March 14-15 (2014)
  • Pankaj M Madhani, ICFAI Business School
Abstract

Corporate governance is a priority for firms because it presents opportunities to manage risks and add value. Focus of corporate governance is shifting from mere obligation and compliance with laws and listing standards, to a business imperative for many firms. This paper studies the corporate governance and disclosure practices of firms listed in Indian stock market. The study has taken six sectors into consideration – three from low capital intensive sectors and remaining three from high capital intensive sectors. Hence, six sectors studied for this research are Oil & Gas, Power and Metal from high capital intensive sectors and IT, FMCG and Health care from low capital intensive sectors.

Keywords
  • Corporate governance,
  • Disclosure practices,
  • Clause 49
Publication Date
2014
Citation Information
Pankaj M Madhani. "Corporate Governance and Disclosure Practices of Firms and Nature of Industry: An Empirical Study from Indian Perspectives" 2nd International Conference on Corporate Governance (ICGS -2014), on 'Contemporary Issues & Challenges in Indian Economic Environment', March 14-15 (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/madhani/149/