Analysis of Pre and Post-MCCG 2017: Leadership Effectiveness Through the Board Nomination Committee of Top 50 Malaysian PLCs

Dayana Mastura Baharudin, Maran Marimuthu


Purpose – This paper investigates the impact of the two main aspects on selecting the right Board candidate including best practices within the position and structure along with the recruitment activities proposed under the Malaysian Corporate Governance Code (Code) compared across 2012 and 2017.

Design/ methodology approach - For this analysis, a target list of the top 50 PLCs based on market capitalization was gathered from 784 Malaysian PLCs as of 14 August 2020. In the annual review of the reports, this study includes statistical methods to quantify and interpret the disclosures.

Originality - This study reviews the developments of the policies from the Code in 2012 to the Code in 2017. Also applicable to other PLCs other than the top 50 Malaysian PLCs would be the Board Nomination Committee – Role and Structure and the Board Nomination Committee – Recruitment Activities scoring indices designed.

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