Exploring the frontiers of corporate governance: a practice theorists' perspective


  • Isaac Gezer Silva de Oliveira
  • Wilson Toshiro Nakamura




corporate governance, practice theory approach, praxis, mainstream, practice implementation


This paper explores the frontiers of research on Corporate Governance, analyzes the dominant theoretical framework, and proposes a research agenda based on practice theorists. It highlights the need to consider social dimensions alongside rational-utilitarian aspects in corporate governance practices. By examining everyday organizational practices, the study aims to foster a reflective and holistic understanding of corporate governance. It challenges the conventional contractual relationship between agents and principals, emphasizing the complexity and interdependence within this field. The paper contributes to theoretical discussions by presenting influential authors' perspectives on social practices, offering new lenses for approaching corporate governance and providing practical implications for understanding contemporary organizations.


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How to Cite

de Oliveira, I. G. S., & Nakamura, W. T. (2023). Exploring the frontiers of corporate governance: a practice theorists’ perspective. OBSERVATÓRIO DE LA ECONOMÍA LATINOAMERICANA, 21(8), 10257–10284. https://doi.org/10.55905/oelv21n8-130