Corporate governance evaluation of Chinese listed companies

Weian Li (Tianjin Univeisity of Finance and Economic, Tianjin, China)

Nankai Business Review International

ISSN: 2040-8749

Publication date: 5 November 2018

Abstract

Purpose

In recent years, the quality and environment of global corporate governance have drawn attention from researchers and practitioners. Based on the public information of Chinese listed companies (CLCs), the Evaluation Research Group of China Academy of Corporate Governance at Nankai University developed the first corporate governance index system that includes six dimensions to evaluate the status of the governance of CLCs.

Design/methodology/approach

This paper reports the findings of the annual evaluation in 2017.

Findings

The authors found that five of the six dimensions of CLC governance index increased, except for shareholder governance index. Management-level governance and information disclosure index increased most significantly.

Originality/value

Through the evaluation, the authors discovered some governance problems of CLCs and proposed some corresponding suggestions to improve the effectiveness of corporate governance of these companies.

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Citation

Weian Li (2018) "Corporate governance evaluation of Chinese listed companies", Nankai Business Review International, Vol. 9 No. 4, pp. 437-456

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DOI

: https://doi.org/10.1108/NBRI-07-2018-0047

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