Disclosure Annual General Meeting Minutes on the Corporate Website: A Panacea toward a Good Governance

  • Mohd Shazwan Mohd Ariffin Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia
  • Wan Nordin Wan Hussain Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia
  • Siti Seri Delima Abdul Malak Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Keywords: annual general meeting, minutes, key matters, corporate website, public listed companies

Abstract

Annual general meeting or known as AGM as the place for the management and shareholders to sit together to discuss the company with the objective of profit maximization and to promote organizational accountability. Based on the observation from a period of 2012 to 2017, the disclosure of AGM minutes on the corporate website increase over the year. However, the number is still below 50% in overall Malaysian public listed companies. This paper aims to highlight the importance of AGM minutes as one of the key success factors toward good governance. Based on this paper, the management of the company such as the board of directors, the company secretary, and related parties will take the initiative to publish good quality of AGM minutes as a panacea toward good governance.

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Published
2019-10-01
How to Cite
Mohd Ariffin, M. S., Wan Hussain, W. N., & Abdul Malak, S. S. D. (2019). Disclosure Annual General Meeting Minutes on the Corporate Website: A Panacea toward a Good Governance. Indian-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Finance, 3(4), 4-13. https://doi.org/10.32890/ipjaf.2019.3.4.83
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