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Define Governance From a Corporate Objectives Perspective

Published: 20 June 2012

ID: G00231901

Analyst(s): French Caldwell, Julie Short


Governance is a multifaceted concept, with many definitions and usages. To avoid confusion and misunderstanding, and to support delivery of desired business outcomes, define governance from a corporate objectives perspective.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Understand the Principles of Corporate Governance: Use Them as a Guideline for All Governance Initiatives
  • Define Governance to Focus on Business Realities and Outcomes
  • Governance and Management Activities Are Different
  • Conclusion

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