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Title: Characteristics Boards of Directors and Cash Dividend Policy.
Authors: Awwad, Bahaa
Keywords: cash Dividend Policy;commercial banks;boards of directors;insurance companies;Palestine Stock Exchange
Issue Date: 9-Oct-2023
Publisher: International Journal of Professional Business Review
Citation: 27. Awwad, B. S. A. L. A. (2023). Characteristics Boards of Directors and Cash Dividend Policy. International Journal of Professional Business Review, 8(10), pp. 01-11, e03688.
Series/Report no.: 8(10),;1-11
Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of this study is to Explanation the relationship between the characteristics boards of directors (Board size, Board women's representation, Board independency, and Board diversity) and cash Dividend Policy. Design/Methodology/Approach: The study uses a firm level panel data set of sample included 13 banks and insurance companies publicly traded firms on the Palestine Stock Exchange between 2012 and 2021. Cash Dividend Policy have been measured by (dividends per share), and the data analyzed within the framework of OLS regression technique. Findings: The results of this study reveal no significant effects of all characteristics boards of directors on cash Dividend Policy at banks and insurance companies publicly traded on the Palestine Stock Exchange. The study recommended the need to control the application of corporate governance for commercial banks and insurance companies in Palestine. Research, Practical & Social implications: The results of this study differ somewhat from most previous studies. The study emphasizes the necessity of activating internal governance factors related to the characteristics of the board of directors to support the process of making a decision to cash dividend Policy because of their important reflection on the analyzes and expectations of investors in the Palestine Stock Exchange. Originality/Value: This study provides valuable insights to shareholders and stakeholders about activating internal governance mechanisms in the Palestinian financial sector and highlights the role of the characteristics boards of directors in making financial decisions, including cash dividend Policy, while giving a clearer picture to investors and analysts for building investment strategies
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