The Impact of Ownership Structure on Firm Performance: Evidence from Jordan
International Journal of Accounting, Finance and Risk Management
Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages: 1-4
Received: Jul. 9, 2018; Accepted: Jul. 23, 2018; Published: Sep. 13, 2018
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Mohammad Ahmad Abu Zraiq, Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia
Faudziah Hanim Bt Fadzil, Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia
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This study is an attempt to achieve the main objective by examining the association between ownership structure and firm performance of the Jordanian firms. This study used OLS regression to test the relationship between independent. variable and dependent variable as discussed in the section explaining the study method. The data comprised of 228 firms industrial and services. As this study Jordan attempts to bridge the gap. in the existing literature by investigating the association between ownership structure and firm performance in the emerging market of Jordan. The findings indicated a significantly positive relationship between ownership structure (family and foreign) and firm performance. Finally, this study provides recommendations for future research.
Ownership Structure, Firm Performance, Amman Stock Exchange
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Mohammad Ahmad Abu Zraiq, Faudziah Hanim Bt Fadzil, The Impact of Ownership Structure on Firm Performance: Evidence from Jordan, International Journal of Accounting, Finance and Risk Management. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2018, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.11648/j.ijafrm.20180301.12
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