The Impact of Corporate Governance on the Quality of Accounting Information: Research Based on Listed Companies on Vietnam's Stock Exchange

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https://doi.org/10.26668/businessreview/2023.v8i4.1404

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Accounting, Information Quality, Corporate Governance, Impact, Factors

Abstract

Purpose: This research aims to evaluate the impact of corporate governance on the quality of accounting information in listed companies on the Vietnamese stock exchange.

 

Theoretical framework: Corporate governance focuses on the structure of ownership, the characteristics of director and supervisory boards. The quality of accounting information is evaluated under the perspectives of information users and information auditors.

 

Design/methodology/approach: This research analyzes primary and secondary data from 193 listed companies as of 2021 and uses both qualitative and quantitative research methods.

 

Findings: The results show that the factors affecting corporate governance that have a proportional impact on the quality of accounting information include: Government ownership, Supervisory Board ownership, major shareholders ownership, number of board members, professional qualifications of the association board of directors, and that have an inverse impact is the duality between the Board of directors and the managing directors, and that have no impact are the number of members in the supervisory Board and professional qualifications of the supervisory board.

 

Research, Practical & Social implications: From the research results, the authors propose recommendations to improve the quality of accounting information through corporate governance.

 

Originality/value: The value of the study is pointing out the impact of corporate governance on the quality of accounting information in listed companies on the Vietnamese stock exchange meaningful in creating trust among users to attract investment domestically and internationally.

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2023-04-26

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Ngoc, B. T., Phuong, N. T. T., & Oanh, L. T. T. (2023). The Impact of Corporate Governance on the Quality of Accounting Information: Research Based on Listed Companies on Vietnam’s Stock Exchange. International Journal of Professional Business Review, 8(4), e01404. https://doi.org/10.26668/businessreview/2023.v8i4.1404