Does CEO Characteristics Play Important Role on Malaysian Firms’ Environmental Disclosure?

Mohd Razali, Mohd Waliuddin and Fathilla Ashikin, Roslanie and Rayenda Khresna, Brahmana and Sharifah Sabrina, Syed Ali (2015) Does CEO Characteristics Play Important Role on Malaysian Firms’ Environmental Disclosure? In: 11th Asian Academy of Management International, Parkroyal Hotel, Penang , Malaysia.

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The objective of this study is to examine the relationship between company environmental disclosures and CEO characteristics in term of tenure and education background such as MBA (Master in Business Administration) and legal background. Sample data collected from annual reports of companies listed in Bursa Malaysia in financial year end as 31st December consist 74 companies listed in Malaysia with various sector and in years from 2011 till 2013. The result shows that CEO’s tenure and CEO with legal education have negative relationship with the environmental disclosure. Only one of controlling variables which is size has positive relationship with environmental disclosure. The study concludes that CEO whohas work long in the company tents and CEO with legal background may have less willingness to take risk to disclosure environmental information.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Environmental Disclosure, financial Malaysian Firm, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Mohd Razali
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2018 02:23
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2018 02:23

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