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Factors Determining the Roles Board Members Play in Firms

Chitra Singla ()

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Abstract: This paper studies how the directors play an important role in influencing board’s action and its effectiveness. This paper attempts to contribute to the existing literature. In this paper, propositions on factors that determine the roles directors play in firms are presented. It focuses on three major roles that are played by directors: advisor, resource provider, and monitor. [W.P. No. 2016-03-56]

Keywords: Directors; firms; advisor; resource provider; board; social and human capital; board composition; dynamism; external environment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016-06
Note: Institutional Papers
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