Causes of Corporate Governance Issues

Cite this article as: Jason Mance Gordon, "Causes of Corporate Governance Issues," in The Business Professor, updated July 14, 2016, last accessed April 8, 2020,

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What are some of the major causes of corporate governance issues?

The primary characteristics of the corporate governance regime that causes issues or conflicts between shareholders and the corporation are as follows:

  • Access to Information
  • Decision-Making Procedure
  • Competition for Authority
  • Interest and Benefit Misalignment

Each of these drivers of corporate governance issues is discussed below.

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