Corporate Governance in an International Context
Your task is to review the theoretical and empirical literature on board leadership structure (CEO/chair duality), and the impact of different board leadership structures on firm performance. Your report should include the following:
a)An introduction to the domain of corporate governance and within it the role of boards.
b)A critical review of different theoretical perspectives on the concept of board leadership structure.
c)A review of the empirical literature on the effects of board leadership structure on board and firm performance. This should include a summary of findings regarding the impact of board leadership structure, and a discussion about the extent to which board leadership structure differs internationally.
d)A conclusion in which you put forward recommendations on board leadership structure.