Designing the optimal model of ownership and corporate governance in order to reduce risk and improve the performance of banks

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of Management, Ilam Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ilam, Iran

2 Department of Management, Faculty of Human Sciences, Ilam University, Ilam, Iran

3 Department of Management Faculty of Human Sciences, Ilam University, Ilam, Iran



Today, corporate governance is of great importance for the success of banks as centers of financial exchanges and financing of companies. However, the absence of a corporate governance model based on Islamic principles in Iran's banking system shows the need to pay more attention to this matter. Based on this, the present study was conducted to design and develop an optimal corporate governance and ownership model to reduce risk and improve performance. This research was of a qualitative type and a thematic analysis method was used to develop the model. The research community included academic experts and banking experts, 16 people were selected based on the purposeful sampling method. The data collection tool was a semi-structured interview, and to achieve reliability, consultants and experts familiar with the banking field and familiar with the subject were used, and to determine reliability, the strategy of confirmation of research colleagues was used, based on this, validity and reliability were confirmed. Based on the results of the interviews, 10 themes were categorized in the form of 4 main concepts of social responsibility, the formation of specialized committees, the structure of the board of directors and the efficient agent, and the emphasis on Islamic principles and transparency.


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Available Online from 25 February 2024
  • Receive Date: 21 November 2023
  • Revise Date: 15 December 2023
  • Accept Date: 01 January 2024