CORPORATE GOVERNANCE DAN KARAKTERISTIK PERUSAHAAN TERHADAP KEBIJAKAN DIVIDEN
Muhammad Asril Arilaha
Fakultas Ekonomi Universitas Khairun Ternate
Jl. Kampus II Gambesi, Ternate Selatan
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The objective of this study was to give empirical evidence, the influence of corporate governance, profitability, and firm growth to dividend policy. Population of study was firms which were followed survey by The Indonesian Institute for Corporate Governance (IICG) in 2006-2008. Data was collected by purposive sampling and multiple regressions. The result showed there is no support substitution that firm which had bad corporate governance mechanism would give dividend to investors. Firm profitability and firm size gave positive influence to dividend policy, but firm growth gave negative influence to dividend policy.
Key words: corporate governance, profitability, firm size, firm growth, dividend policy