Investigating the impact of public and private ownership on corporate governance (Case study: Iran Telecommunication Company, Zahedan Branch)

Document Type : Original Article


1 PhD in Accounting, Hatef Institute of Higher Education, Zahedan, Iran

2 M.A. in Accounting , Hatef Institute of Higher Education, Zahedan, Iran


A government centric corporate governance system can potentially influence the government’s industrial policies. The existence of shareholders is realized through the transfer of ownership and management of state-owned enterprises to the non-governmental sector. In this regard, the purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of public and private ownership on corporate governance in Zahedan Telecommunication Company. This research is empirical in terms of purpose and descriptive-survey research. The statistical population of this study were the managers and employees of Zahedan Telecommunication Company in 2019 and 58 of them were considered for the final sample, using Cochran's formula. The data was analysed by SPSS software. The results of the hypothesis test showed that public and private ownership has a significant effect on corporate governance. On the other hand, the findings indicate that there is a significant relationship between government ownership and the reduction of bank delinquencies, there is also a meaningful relationship between private ownership and an increase in the profits of the telecommunications company.


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Volume 2, Issue 3
September 2019
Pages 68-81
  • Receive Date: 29 May 2019
  • Revise Date: 28 June 2019
  • Accept Date: 12 August 2019