oa Auditing SA - Corporate governance in the public sector

Volume 2001, Issue 24
  • ISSN : 1028-9003



Corporate governance can be descriptionbed as the structures, processes, cultures and systems that engender the successful operation of organisations. Good corporate governance is thus reliant upon the introduction and maintenance of mechanisms to promote that behaviour and performance of management which is in the interests of the stakeholders of the organisation. An inherent part of corporate governance is accountability. The essence of accountability is an obligation to present an account of and to answer for the execution of responsibilities, to those who entrusted those responsibilities to the people or departments concerned.

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