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Multiple Influences on Corporate Governance Practice in Nigeria: Agents, Strategies and Implications
The literature on the convergence of corporate governance systems across different institutional contexts has often taken the role of ‘agents of convergence’ for granted. Against this background, we examine the influences ...
Corporate governance and responsibility in Nigeria
To provide an expository on the peculiar dimension of the corporate governance and responsibility phenomenon in developing market economies, we employ a mix of qualitative methods to provide research evidence-based insights ...
The code of corporate governance in Nigeria: Efficiency gains or social legitimation
This paper is the first study which examines the rationale behind the adoption of corporate governance codes, the requirements of the codes and their operationalisation, and the effectiveness of the codes in addressing ...
Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives in Nigeria
(Springer International, 2016)
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in Nigeria originated from the practices of Multinational companies (MNCs) operations in the extraction sectors of the Nigerian economy, especially in the oil sector. ...
Corporate governance in the Nigerian banking industry: Towards a strategic governmental engagement
The recent global economic crisis has led to reduced confidence in the self-regulation of banks and has facilitated a debate on how governments across the world intend to engage with the corporate governance of banks. ...
Corporate governance regulation in Nigeria
Purpose – Whilst taking Nigeria’s peculiar institutional configurations into consideration, this paper aims to critically evaluate the Nigerian corporate governance regulatory system, which is characterised by endemic ...
Institutions and institutional maintenance implications for understanding and theorizing corporate governance in developing economies
(Taylor and Francis, 2012-12-08)
This study is a data-driven attempt to explain why corporate governance systems remain largely unchanged despite regulatory reforms, especially in developing economies. It employs a qualitative research method triangulation to ...
Sickle Cell and the Social Sciences: Health, Racism and Disablement
(Routledge (Taylor & Francis), 2019-04-15)
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a severe chronic illness and one of the world’s most common genetic conditions, with 400,000 children born annually with the disorder, mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa, India, Brazil, the Middle ...
Understanding the Introduction and Use of a Mobile Device-Supported Health Information System in Nigeria
This paper presents an in-depth analysis of efforts to introduce a mobile health information system in Nigeria as part of a development initiative aimed at improving maternal and child health. Specifically, ...
Changing religious influences, young people, crime and extremism in Nigeria.
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)