The Good Governance Academy’s purpose is to promoted and share quality education (SDG 4) on governance and critical business issues, through collaboration (SDG 17) as a public good.
The Good Governance Academy believes that research is the first step in developing more effective organizational practices and in improving positive global outcomes through organizations.
The Good Governance Research Forum has been established to collaborate and share on
The Good Governance Research Forum creates an intellectual environment that supports and promotes academic inquiry and facilitates global collaboration on governance and governance-related research.
The Forum Steering Committee led by Prof Piet Naude with members, Prof Sezer Bozkus, Dr Lindie Grebe, and Dr Jenika Gobind.
Dr Lindie Grebe is Head of the Research Forum’s Programmes and Forums – get in touch with Lindie here.
Governance is inherently very difficult to measure (Darko et al, 2014). This programme explores quantifying more meaningful indices by exploring the interconnections between organisational culture, the quality and ethics of decision-making and the operational efficacy and performance within organisations.
Digitization creates a variety of benefits for organizations and has transformed business functions and processes but not enough is known about digitalization as a mechanism for good corporate governance.
This research showcases digitalization as mechanism for corporate governance.
How do organizations integrate their activities and realize the benefits from operating and reporting as a “unified whole”?
Our first discussion was about:
Transforming project, programme & strategy delivery with ISO 37000 and Business Integrated Governance.
Governance of organizations
“ISO 37000, Governance of organizations, provides organizations and their governing bodies with the tools they need to govern well, enabling them to perform effectively while behaving ethically and responsibly.” International Organization for Standardization, 2021. This research showcases the application of this new International Benchmark for the governance of all sizes and types of organizations, no matter their location.
Integrated Reporting and
“It is common knowkedge that the 2008 global financial crisis made it glaringly obvious that the level and quality of financial disclosure and the aggregation of risk exposure of some of the biggest financial institutions in the world, generally, were hopelessly insufficient and inadequate. This gave rise to the concepts of integrated reporting and integrated thinking.” Russell Loubser, 2020
governance in Africa
“Outcomes-based governance entails considering the positive effects and benefits that an organization can reap if the underlying principles of good governance are applied properly and fully achieved.” Professor Mervyn King SC and Professor Fabian Ajogwu SAN. African organizations in the twenty-first century have witnessed significant changes and challenges relating to sustainable development. This research intends to discover the road to good governance outcomes for African public and private organizations.
Opportunities are provided throughout the year for graduates to present their research findings.
These are informal, 1 hour, online events which consist of a 30 minute presentation followed by an opportunity for the attendees to discuss the research with the presenter.
The Journal of Good Governance provides for a forum to share meaningful research and information on critical governance, sustainability, reporting and other business science issues through global collaboration.
The Journal has been established to promote the collaborative development of thought leadership, knowledge and understanding of good governance.
Historic articles will be available on the GoGovern community portal here.
Articles can be submitted at anytime throughout the year and will be reviewed and published to this page.
The journal will publish annually immediately following the Annual Conference.
This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the users or their institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles.
Articles may be used for any lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access.
The following policies and guidelines will be published in due course:
Editor-in-chief: Professor Mervyn King SC
The Steering Committee will fulfil this role until such time as editors have been appointed.
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