Does CEO Duality Enhance Firms Business Performance? Empirical Evidence from Bahrain
The purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of CEO duality-as a member of board, chairman of the board on firms' performance measures such as ROA, ROE and Assets Turnover on the listed companies in Bahrain Bourse. Data sample are from 39 companies for three years 2010, 2011 and 2012.This paper applied correlation and linear regression analysis. Correlations among the variables and regression models are not found to be significant at 5%level but CEO as a board member positively related with ROE and assets turnover but negatively related to ROA where as CEO as Chairman of the board is negatively related to all performance variables'.