volume 23, issue 4, P377-395 2019
DOI: 10.1108/mbe-10-2018-0083
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Navitha Singh Sewpersadh

Abstract: Purpose The recent collapse of the corporate giant Steinhoff in South Africa (SA) has highlighted the risks of a dominant Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and an ineffective governing board. For this reason, the purpose of this paper is to scrutinize the influence of CEO power attributes and independent governing boards on the growth of a Johannesburg stock exchange-listed firm. Design/methodology/approach The purpose of this paper is to answer the research question “Under the monitoring role of the board, wha…

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