Institutional Change and Corporate Governance Diversity in China’s SOEs

Da Teng, Douglas B. Fuller, Chengchun Li*

*Corresponding author for this work

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This study investigates the impact of different types of state ownership on corporate governance, with particular reference to state-owned enterprises in China. Our findings are that Chinese institutional reforms have produced diversified state ownership regimes. We argue that different types of government ownership exert different influences on ownership structure and executive shareholding. The study contributes to corporate governance research by challenging the conventional definition of state ownership and proposes that corporate governance studies should incorporate changing institutional environments in emerging economies.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAsia Pacific Business Review
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)273-293
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Published online: 30 November 2017.


  • China
  • Boards
  • Corporate governance
  • Institutional environment
  • PRC
  • State-owned enterprises (SOEs)

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