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Impact of Corporate Governance on Dividend Policy: A Case of Manufacturing Firms of UK

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Aim and Objectives

  • To examine the extent of corporate governance followed in manufacturing sector of UK
  • To identify and assess the factors constituting corporate governance
  • To identify and assess factors associated with dividend policy
  • To analyse the impact of corporate governance on dividend policy of manufacturing firms in the UK
  • To recommend strategies for improving dividend policy through corporate governance in the manufacturing firms in the UK

Research Questions

  • What is the extent of corporate governance followed in manufacturing sector of UK?
  • What are the factors constituting corporate governance?
  • What are the factors associated with dividend policy?
  • What is the impact of corporate governance on dividend policy of manufacturing firms in the UK?
  • What strategies can be recommended for improving dividend policy through corporate governance in the manufacturing firms in the UK

Methodology

The following study will be based on quantitative methodology based on positivism philosophy. The study will collect secondary data from manufacturing sector in the UK based on variables including board size, institutional ownership, CEO duality and board composition as independent variables whereas, total debt and firm size are controlled variables. The dependent variables include dividend pay-out ratio and dividend yield. The data is analysed using PLS technique in E-Views.