The impact of ceo's personal characteristics on corporate social responsibility: evidence from Bangladesh

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Mir Md Nazrul Islam
Dejun Wu
Muhammad Usman
Muhammad Imran Nazir


Purpose: Advanced CSR research is still in the context of developed countries. Very limited research is available in the CSR system of developing countries such as Bangladesh. Specifically, this paper examines the impact of CEOs personal characteristics on CSR among the public listed company in Bangladesh.

Theoretical Framework: This study also focuses on six firm characteristics firm size, profitability board size, firm leverage, sales and cash.

Design/Methodology/Approach: Using ordinary least square (OLS) regression analysis on 100 public listed firms at Dhaka stock exchange (DSE) and Chittagong stock exchange (CSE) in Bangladesh.

Originality/Value: this study provides new evidence on the relationship between CEO Characteristics and corporate social responsibility in Bangladesh.

Findings: The results show that CEO's impressive positive and rationally significant, which means male is better than women, corporate strategy is better than women in their strategy. One of the most important reasons for education because education also results CEO business education positive and significant, which ultimately affects the organization. The Chief Executive Officer of the organization is an important part of religion and its religion, so that the religion of CEO is Islam and Christian, then he will have more impact on the social welfare organization. The variability of CEO's religion (Islam and Christian) is positive, which affects the company's social welfare, which ultimately increases the company's value.


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