Citizen Participation in Global Environmental Governance

Numerous scientists provide the global community with the latest data on the current environmental situation. However, the involvement of common people in the process aimed at reducing the risks of environmental crisis is still very low. Such situation is considered an obstacle on the way to promoting environmental issues. Citizen Participation in Global Environmental Governance […]

The CEO-to-Worker Pay-Ratio Disclosure Proposed by SEC

The objective of this research paper will be to explain to CEOs of companies on how to implement the CEO-to-Worker Pay-Ratio Disclosure. Successful implementation of the proposal will boost the elements of transparency, accountability, leadership, and strong standards of governance. As a matter of fact, the proposal will internalize the aspects of proactive management, employee […]

Citizen Participation in the Budgetary Accountability

Introduction Citizens’ participation in the budgetary and financial processes is aimed at ensuring good governance, provision of public goods and general accountability1. There are three fundamental reasons behind the attempts to increase citizens’ participation in the matters of governance and policy-making. First, civil society and non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) are increasingly calling for the participation of […]

Stakeholder Management and the Effect on Increasing Its Efficiency of Work in Public Sector Entities

Introduction Successful implementation and delivery of services to the public with the aim of achieving the desired outputs and outcomes by raising the efficiency of public entities requires effective stakeholder management. Stakeholder management increases the efficiency of public entities by improving the performance of public policy that leads to public accountability and knowledge management processes […]

Criteria Used in Assessing the Relative Success of a Family Business

Introduction Over the last one decade, Family businesses have increasingly attracted substantial public attention leading to comprehensive public discussions and augmented family business studies. For several decades, family businesses have proven imperative in economic growth of numerous nations by contributing to great percentages of economical and societal developments (Kachaner, Stalk, & Bloch 2012). However, according […]

Agency Theory and Corporate Governance

Introduction Stakeholders, management, and employees are fundamental parties of organizations, who work collectively to achieve the same goals. The shareholders, who are the main owners of organizations, have a working relationship with the managers, as they always urge the management to strive towards achieving the organizations’ goals and objectives. The agency theory elucidates the relationship […]

Corporate Governance Characteristics and Firm Performance

The process of good management in an organization is called corporate governance. Corporate governance is the live wire of an organization (Acemoglu 1995). With the growing pressure on a firm’s competence, the director’s quest for the right approach to governance involves transparency, organizational culture and an effective governance scheme. To balance investment strategies, with the […]

How Public Participation Is Affecting Service Delivery

Introduction New forms of governance are constantly emerging. In the UK, the notion of public participation has gained favour, owing to its ability to affect democracy and flexibility in the delivery of public services (Cunningham, 2008, p.1036). It represents a third alternative of public sector service provision because it differs from market systems or state-controlled […]

The Concept of the Current and Future Challenges of IT Governance

Concept of IT Governance The world is increasingly getting globalized as technological inventions continue to get advanced in the society. According to Jargon (2011, p. 47), the world has been reduced into a small global village. Thanks to the advanced technologies. This scholar says that the current society highly depends on technology. Technology has been […]

Governance in Royal Dutch Shell

Introduction There are various definitions of the concept corporate governance. Talaulicar (232) provides a conventional definition of this aspect of business management. Talaulicar refers to it as the wide range of policies used by boards of directors, executive managers, and stockholders in running an organisation. The identified parties use the policies to manage themselves and […]

Corporate Governance Sector in UK

Introduction Corporate governance is the relationship between the daily running of an organization and its ownership. It entails the processes, procedures, decisions, and controls that define the effective running of an organization vis-à-vis the ownership. In UK, the effectiveness with which corporations operate has been an arduous journey, which is still in growth. This paper […]

Governance: Etisalat Company

Introduction Etisalat is a UAE based telecommunication company that was initially referred to as the Emirates Telecommunication Corporation. The corporation is a governmental agency charged with the major function of providing communication services. Additionally, it is a multinational company operating in over fifteen countries in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa, particularly west and North […]

Accountability in Public Administration

Introduction Public accountability is one of the noble concepts immensely supported by scholars in the discipline of public administration. In the political discourses coupled with policy documents, the term finds an imperative usage since it portrays an image of trustworthiness and transparency (Forrer, et al., 2010). These two aspects are crucial since citizens who are […]

New Technologies and Globalization: Public Administration

New technologies are innovations, such as the Internet, wireless communications and information management. These technologies have a profound impact on public administration. Thomas Friedman proclaims that the world is flat (Feiock, Moon, & Park, 2008). Location ceases to be one of the factors that a business considers when it is assessing its competitive advantage in […]

Governance in Learning Institutions

Governance In the modern society, the issue of governance has become very critical to organizations. According to Certo (2010), both for-profit and nonprofit making organizations are keen on embracing governance structures that can manipulate internal and external environmental forces. Firms such as Apple Inc, Microsoft, and Coca Cola among others have achieved success because of […]