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The Role of Corporate Governance in the Performance of Banking Industry in Kenya: A Study of KCB Bank Kenya Limited

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dc.contributor.author Obado, Charllotte Ludi
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-05T11:42:27Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-05T11:42:27Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://erepo.usiu.ac.ke/11732/3488
dc.description A Research Project Submitted To Chandaria School Of Business In Partial Fulfilment Of The Requirements For The Award Of The Degree Of Masters In Business Administration (MBA). en_US
dc.description.abstract The main purpose of this study was to determine the role of corporate governance in banking industry in Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were; to examine if, Shareholder’s voting rights, Audit committee’s expertise and experience, Board of Directors remuneration and Board of Directors expertise and experience affect performance of banking industry in Kenya. The expected beneficiaries of the study will be the management of KCB Bank Kenya ltd, other banks in the sector as well as other researchers. The study used descriptive research design where a sample size of 249 employees was selected from the target population of 659 employees who were categorized into top, middle and low level management. The sample size was 37% of the target population derived using stratified random sampling. Questionnaires containing both closed-ended and open-ended questions were administered to the respondents by the researcher with the help of the human resource department. Data collected was analyzed quantitatively and qualitatively where it provided an appropriate analysis that was then used in the preparation of tables, pie charts and bar graphs. From the study findings 84.2% of the total respondents said that Shareholder rights and responsibilities affect performance of banks while 15.8% said Shareholder rights and responsibilities does not affect. The study also showed that Audit Committee’s expertise and experience affect performance; this was represented by 92.3%. Majority of the respondent’s i.e. 69.2% stated that Board of Directors remuneration affects performance of banks while 30.8% said it does not affect. The respondents stated that Board of Directors expertise and experience affect performance of banks this was represented by 87.2% while 12.8% said it does not affect. The study recommended that further studies on corporate governance in other financial sectors like Insurance companies and Savings and credit cooperative societies should be conducted. Further research is also recommended on on the relationship between organization’s size and Board of Directors remuneration to evaluate and assess its relationship with overall performance. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher United States International University - Africa en_US
dc.subject Corporate Governance en_US
dc.subject erformance of Banking Industry in Kenya en_US
dc.subject KCB Bank Kenya Limited en_US
dc.title The Role of Corporate Governance in the Performance of Banking Industry in Kenya: A Study of KCB Bank Kenya Limited en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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