New issue of the Corporate Governance and Sustainability Review journal

The editorial team of Virtus Interpress is pleased to introduce the first issue (Volume 5, Issue 1) of the journal “Corporate Governance and Sustainability Review” in 2021. The papers published in this issue cover such topics as corporate governance, corporate governance practice, clinical governance, government expenditure, public health, extrinsic and intrinsic rewards, rewards management, employee performance, banking sector, bank performance, circular economy, sustainability, board practices, board member perspective, foreign representation, female representation, corporate social responsibility, endemic CSR dimensions, CSR activities, CSR communication, sustainability reporting, GRI, strategic legitimacy, ESG, human resource management, sustainable HRM, HRM system strength, role ambiguity, role conflict, trade policy, exports, etc.

In the first study of the issue, Anurag Agnihotri and Shagun Arora discuss the main indicators of effective corporate governance in the health care sector in India. Since such sector is regulated by the State, the authors use an interesting and innovative approach to aim the objective by collecting the viewpoint of the stakeholders, including patients, doctors, and the management.

Further, Mythili Kolluru explores the association between rewards and employee performance. Using a mix of quantitative tools (factor analysis, structural equation modelling, and multivariate analysis of variance), this study provides critical insights into how companies can adopt effective reward management to sustain and compete in the dynamic business landscape and modulate performance management in Omani banks.

In the next research, Hugh Grove, Maclyn Clouse and Tracy Xu highlight the role of boards of directors’ practices and performance in attracting new finance towards sustainable, long-term value creation. This issue is considered as an opportunity to strengthen corporate performance which enhances the gatekeeper role of boards of directors in helping both shareholders and stakeholders

Poojaa Gokarna and Bala Krishnamoorthy investigate how the understanding of corporate social responsibility (CSR) can be declined in the Indian context. By adopting a qualitative approach, authors explore CSR by considering several dimensions (economic, environment, ethical, consideration, employee, consumerism, community development, legal, stakeholder expectation, and philanthropy).

Philip R. Walsh, Ranjita Singh and Matthew Malinsky in their study emphasise the role of corporate sustainability reporting by Canadian companies operating in emerging countries. The authors explore this issue in light of a vaster theoretical framework concerning the strategic legitimacy addressed by other scholars pursing their research in this field.

In their paper, Victor Onuorah Dike and Joseph Kwadwo Tuffour offer some insights to put into play and discussing the role of various regulatory actions and the effectiveness of the practices of corporate governance until now. By developing a qualitative approach, the authors explore how the practices of corporate governance affect bank performance in the investigated context.

Arash Mashhady investigates some features of sustainable human resource management (HRM). In particular, the study investigates this issue in the light of the triple-bottom-line (TBL).

Finally, Areej Aftab Siddiqui and Parul Singh offer insights into the impact of the US-China trade war on exports of India to the US.

The full issue of the journal is available at the following link.

We wish you pleasant and informative reading!