The emergence of a ‘new world economy’ makes it imperative for corporate entities to adjust their corporate values, practices and internal processes. The paper considered the requisite regulations, policies and human resource outcomes attributable to wider spectrum of stakeholders. Specifically, the paper explored interrelatedness of selected corporate governance practices and human resource management out comes. In this regard, the paper relied on established corporate management theories as a platform for empirical consideration of selected issues relative to four established players in Nigeria’s downstream petroleum sector. Contextual arguments towards are captured to achieve a more robust appreciation of issues affecting individual participations and operations of the corporate entity.  The study found that there is a significant relationship between corporate governance practices and human resource management outcomes.


Corporate Governance, Human Resource Management, Downstream, Nigeria

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