—This study examines the relationship between
Corporate Governance and corporate performance in
communication sector of Pakistan. A set of listed companies has
been investigated to analyze the relationship for the year 2009.
At the end conclusion shows that Better-governed firms are
relatively more profitable, more valuable, and pay out
comparative extra dividend to their shareholders and most
importantly ensure sustainability. In line with Gimpers, Ishii &
Metrick (2003) and Brown & Caylor (2004) and international
best practices in corporate governance, a Corporate
Governance Scoring Index (CGSI) has been created to measure
the level of corporate governance practices being followed by
the listed companies in Pakistan.
—Corporate Governance; Corporate
Qaiser Rafique Yasser is with Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB),
University of Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Malaysia (email:
Cite:Qaiser Rafique Yasser, "Corporate Governance and Performance (A Case Study for Pakistani Communication Sector)," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.2, no.3, pp. 204-211, 2011.