Board of directors and performance of public enterprises in Cameroon : an approach by the theory of agency
Abstract : The aim of this paper is to throw more light in improving the results of Cameroo- nian public enterprises whose performances are poor. Based on the agency theory, we try to show theoretically and empirically the Boards of Directors key role in these performances.
Keywords : public enterprises, performances, boards of directors, managers, agency theory, opportunistic behaviour.
Jel Classification : D01, L25, L32.