Exploring the Effects of Agency Theory on Ownership Structures and Firm Performance

Nidumolu, R (2018) Exploring the Effects of Agency Theory on Ownership Structures and Firm Performance. Working Paper. SSRN.

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Abstract

This paper deals with the principal - agent problem in the stakeholder context. This study also emphasizes that good governance mechanisms can only curtail the agency, moral hazards’ and hold-up problems connected with separation of ownership and control. Generally, ownership structure is considered an important factor in determining the value of the firm. However, the empirical results of this study state the ownership structure is not an only instrument to tackle the agency related problems. But, by reducing agency costs through effective ownership mechanisms will improve firm’s economic performance.

Affiliation: Indian School of Business
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Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Agency costs, Ownership structures, Firm performance, Governance mechanisms, Stakeholders
Subjects: Operations Management
Depositing User: Gurusrinivasan K
Date Deposited: 12 May 2021 01:37
Last Modified: 12 May 2021 01:37
URI: https://eprints.exchange.isb.edu/id/eprint/1481
Publisher URL: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3809607
Publisher OA policy: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3809607
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