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Title: Business ethics & corporate governance in Hong Kong NPOS
Other Titles: Xianggang fei mou li ji gou de shang ye dao de he gong si guan zhi
Authors: Cheng, Wai-kei (鄭偉琪)
Department: Dept. of Management
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: City University of Hong Kong
Subjects: Business ethics -- China -- Hong Kong
Corporate governance -- China -- Hong Kong
Nonprofit organizations -- China -- Hong Kong -- Management
Notes: CityU Call Number: HD62.6.C44 2002
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 211-230)
Thesis (Ph.D.)--City University of Hong Kong, 2002
vi, 359 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Type: Thesis
Abstract: The problem under investigation was: ethical issues in non-profit I governance. The participants in this study were: executive and non-executive directors of non-profit organizations in Hong Kong. The method, data gathering procedures and complete test names were: Pilot study - structured interview for nine participants and mailed questionnaire for 300 respondents. Main survey - mailed questionnaire for the remaining 827 respondents. The statistical programme used was - IBM SAS Canonical Correlation Analysis, Cancorr. The findings, including statistical significance levels were: Significant correlation at confidence level of over 0.95 has been found between the motive of social responsibility, and behavioural norms, roles, official responsibility, power base, actual performance, access to information and evaluation of performance. The conclusions and implications or applications are: The need to use Stakeholder Theory to complement Agency and Stewardship Theories in nonprofit governance to achieve more effective board and organizational performance.
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