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Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review

ISSN: 2223-5833

Open Access

Examining influence of Corporate governance on listed Companies performance: Evidence from the Palestine Stock Exchange

Abstract

Raed Ahmad Abu Eid

In line with the principle of corporate governance (CG) as outlined by the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), this study aims at determining the relationship between corporate governance and firm performance (ROE, ROA, and EPS) of listed companies on the Palestine stock exchange. 32 listed companies are sampled and the data on their performance is sourced from their annual reports and the Palestine stock exchange database for the periods 2006, 2013 and 2017. The study using questionnaire is adapted and modified from OECD, (2004). Fixed and random effect model is employed to analyze the data. The study has found negligible relationship between corporate governance and firm performance. However, when the study is controlled for financial leverage and total assets, a significant relationship between corporate governance and firm performance has been found.

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