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The role of the Board

Accountability: for what, to whom and how – the role of the Board. Calls for greater accountability by boards in both the non profit and for profit sectors has intensified in recent times, due primarily to the findings of the most recent Royal Commissions and other enquiries. One is left to wonder if we would have experienced the type of poor behaviour and resultant tragic outcomes that have been highlighted by these enquiries, if greater degrees of accountability had been accepted and implemented by the boards charged with the governance of organisations in these sectors. This month, we will highlight the different facets of accountability and present some initiatives that can be implemented to fulfil your board responsibility to accountability.

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Be careful what you chose to measure

Performance management: be careful what you chose to measure, for what gets measured, gets done!

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Good Governance: what are the basic principles and why is it important?

The word governance has been bandied about a lot lately, whether it be in relation to the failure of our institutions to protect the young and venerable or the banking and financial sector and their failures in ensuring the right culture was embedded in their organisations.

It is not uncommon, however, when a conversation about governance is initiated within the general population that one of the first questions is: what does the word governance actually mean? If you Google the words “corporate governance”, you will be advised that there are 98,400,000 references to these words in the stratosphere, however in this article I will try to provide a simple definition, provide some basic principles and then explain why it is so important that organisations, both in the public and private sectors, incorporate good governance principles and practises into their daily business activities.

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