volume 31, issue 8/9, P891-914 2016
DOI: 10.1108/maj-12-2015-1291
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Erick Rading Outa, Nelson M. Waweru

Abstract: Purpose This paper aims to examine the impact of compliance with corporate governance (CG) guidelines during the period 2002-2014 on firm financial performance and firm value of Kenyan-listed companies. Design/methodology/approach Using panel data of 520-firm year’s observations between 2005 and 2014, the authors test the hypothesis that compliance with CG guidelines issued in 2002 by Capital Markets Authority (CMA) improved firm financial performance and firm value. Findings Compliance with CG Index whic…

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