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Effects of Corporate Scandals on Financial Performance of Selected Firms Listed At Nairobi Securities Exchange

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dc.contributor.author Mpiana, Christian
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-11T07:16:23Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-11T07:16:23Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://erepo.usiu.ac.ke/11732/3505
dc.description A Research Report Submitted to the Chandaria School of Business in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Degree of Masters in Business Administration (MBA) en_US
dc.description.abstract The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of corporate scandals on the financial performance of the firm listed in the NSE in Kenya. Three research questions guided the study namely; what was effect of corporate scandals on the NSE listed firm’s share prices? Do corporate scandals have any effect on the NSE listed firm’s profitability? And what is impact of corporate scandals on the NSE listed firm’s liquidity? The research methodology included the research design which includes a multiple case study of five selected and listed firms in NSE which were Uchumi Supermarkets, Eveready, Mumias Sugar, National Bank and Kenya Airways. The study has found that corporate scandal influence the firms share price negatively, however in some companies the scandals did not influence the firm’s share price Also, those corporate scandals affect the firm’s profitability and sales performance. Thus the study found that there was statistical significance between the corporate scandal and the firm’s profitability and sale performance on NSE listed firms in Kenya. The study found that there was statistical significance between the corporate scandal and the firm’s profitability and sale performance on NSE listed firms in Kenya. The findings indicated that corporate scandal has a greater influence to the sales performance. This is because once the company is reported to be involved on fraud customers and suppliers who are partner in businesses tend to withdraw. Hence reducing the sales and also the supply in the company respectively. Finally, the study found that corporate scandals affect the firm’s liquidity negatively. Thus, there is statistical significant between corporate scandals and the NSE listed liquidity. Also the found that corporate scandals affect the firm’s liquidity negatively. Thus, there is statistical significant between corporate scandals and the NSE listed liquidity. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher United States International University - Africa en_US
dc.subject Corporate Scandals en_US
dc.subject Financial Performance en_US
dc.subject Selected Firms en_US
dc.subject Nairobi Securities Exchange en_US
dc.title Effects of Corporate Scandals on Financial Performance of Selected Firms Listed At Nairobi Securities Exchange en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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