logging in or signing up What is Good Governance aSGuest80554 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 2172 Category: Entertainment License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: December 30, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 2 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript What is Good Governance : What is Good Governance 1 Slide 2: 2 Slide 3: What do you think good governance is when you hear that expression in everyday life? What good governance means to you? Practical Exercise 3 Governance common definitions : Governance common definitions United Nations Development Programme: Exercise of economic, political and administrative authority to manage a country’s affairs at all levels. 4 Governance common definitions : World Bank: Manner in which power is exercised in the management of a country’s economic and social resources. Form of political regime Process by which authority is exercised Capacity of the governments to design, formulate and implement policies 5 Governance common definitions Slide 6: Principles of Good Governance 6 Practical Exercise : ‘’How do you think these principles can be implemented in your organization? What are the mechanisms that can ensure implementation of this principle?’’ Group 1 - Participatory, Rule of Law Group 2 - Consensus –oriented, Accountable Group 3 - Transparent, Responsive Group 4 - Effective and Efficient, Equitable and Inclusive Practical Exercise 7 Board Members (1/7) : Board Members (1/7) 8 Board Members (2/7) Fundamentals of the Role : Board Members (2/7) Fundamentals of the Role Governance oversee the business of the organization/agency Statutory responsibility legislative mandate 9 Board Members (3/7)Roles and Responsibilities : Board Members (3/7)Roles and Responsibilities Carry out governance functions Delegate appropriately Prepare for meetings Be knowledgeable and objective about the issues/facts Participate and share your unique expertise and experience -- and vote 10 Board Members (4/7)Characteristics Contributing to Effectiveness (1/2) : Board Members (4/7)Characteristics Contributing to Effectiveness (1/2) Clear, well understood Mission, vision and strategies Activities support mandate of serving the public interest Board meets mandate and performance 11 Board Members (5/7)Characteristics Contributing to Effectiveness (2/2) : Board Members (5/7)Characteristics Contributing to Effectiveness (2/2) Members, Key stakeholders satisfied with performance. Networks & processes monitor trends and issues. Right information, Right time for decisions. The board represents a diversity of perspectives/views. 12 Board Members (6/7)Decision Making : Long and short term (strategic) planning Policy Allocation of financial resources (fiscal oversight) Organizational performance Leader/manager the organization/agency board functioning Board Members (6/7)Decision Making 13 Board Members (7/7)Building Effective Relationships : Board Members (7/7)Building Effective Relationships Identify your stakeholders -- internal and external Understand their respective mandates Determine the goal, e.g., partnership on a common objective? communication/information? exchange of ideas? Remember your mandate -- public interest 14 Healthy Board MemberTop Ten Commandments : Healthy Board MemberTop Ten Commandments Thou shalt honor thy community Thou shalt be honest and fair to those who serve you Thou shalt not forsake thy job for political gain Thou shalt evaluate fairly those who serve you Thou shalt be an informed, active member Thou shalt not micro-manage Thou shalt keep thy mouth shut about closed sessions Thou art only one board member, not the big cheese Thou shalt be prepared for all meetings Thou art not infallible. Thou can learn new tricks 15 Slide 16: 16 Practical Exercise List practices that lead to “bad” governance in organisations Seven Deadly Sins of Organisations (Contd…) : Seven Deadly Sins of Organisations (Contd…) Weak Governance, Leadership and Management Abusive Leadership and Management Vague Strategic Decision Unclear Roles and Responsibilities Unclear Expectations Square Pegs, Round Tables Forgiveness Confused with Accountability 17 You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.