Corporate Governance Policies under COVID-19 Pandemic: Experiences of Some Emerging Economies


  • Bello Yakubu Aminu Central Bank of Nigeria, Tafawa Balewa Way, P.M.B 0187, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Amiya Bhaumik Lincoln University College, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor D. E., Malaysia
  • Afolabi Abiodun Ademola National Open University of Nigeria, Plot 91, Cadastral Zone Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway Jabi, Abuja Nigeria



The COVID-19 pandemic surprised the global community, which led to the transformation of how the global economy conducts its day-to-day businesses. The primary purpose of this paper was to investigate the mitigating policies that countries put in place to curb the havoc caused by the pandemic. The study documented the impact of the pandemic on corporate governance outcomes (annual general meetings, audit committees, executive pay, and disclosure). The findings showed that governments in the emerging markets studied had implemented policies and regulations for business continuity in addition to the globally coordinated responses. The study also found that emerging countries must develop far-reaching policies and capabilities to deal with similar pandemics.


Corporate Governance, Global Economy, Policy Implementation, Crisis Management


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How to Cite

Aminu, B. Y. ., Bhaumik, A. ., & Ademola, A. A. . (2024). Corporate Governance Policies under COVID-19 Pandemic: Experiences of Some Emerging Economies. International Journal of Management and Human Science (IJMHS), 8(1), 27-41.