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Is Governance, Risk Management & Compliance [Grc] Snake Oil?, Emmanuel Moore Abolo Dr. Jul 2014

Is Governance, Risk Management & Compliance [Grc] Snake Oil?, Emmanuel Moore Abolo Dr.

Dr. Emmanuel Moore Abolo

GRC is a new concept that is readily being applied across industries and sectors. All the three areas must be considered in an integrated manner to ensure the sustainability of organisations.


Governance And Change In Higher Education: The Debate Between Classical Political Sociology, New Institutionalism And Critical Theories, Imanol Ordorika Mar 2014

Governance And Change In Higher Education: The Debate Between Classical Political Sociology, New Institutionalism And Critical Theories, Imanol Ordorika

Imanol Ordorika

INTRODUCCIÓN. One of the most intense debates about higher education governance and change took place in the twentieth century between the 1970’s and 90’s. METHOD. A systematic examination of the literature on governance in higher education during this period. The core of the works reviewed in this paper, and the analysis of the development of the field is based essentially on literature from the United States. RESULTS. The review shows the gaps and limi- tations of existing theory. It also provides the necessary foundations for the development of new conceptual frameworks that will enhance our understanding of ...


Case Study: Promoting Indigenous School Leadership And Governance. Yirrkala School, Yirrkala Homelands School And Yambirrpa School Council East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory., Kathryn Moyle, Kevin P. Gillan Sep 2013

Case Study: Promoting Indigenous School Leadership And Governance. Yirrkala School, Yirrkala Homelands School And Yambirrpa School Council East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory., Kathryn Moyle, Kevin P. Gillan

Professor Kathryn Moyle (consultant)

Three schools provide education to the Clan groups that comprise the Yolnu cultural groups of the Layanhpuy region. This case study provides an overview of community demographics, language and culture, including bilingual education, school leadership and governance and community leadership. Professional learning strategies inlude working collaboratively with Senior Cultural Advisers. This case study funded through the More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers' Initiative (MATSITI) was developed from a review of documents prepared by the school, inclding the Annual Operational Plan, a review of literature, and structured conversations held with the principals of the schools.


West Arnhem College – Gunbalanya School, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory: Case Study – Co-Principalship, A Model For Indigenous Leadership And Governance., Kathryn Moyle, Kevin P. Gillan Sep 2013

West Arnhem College – Gunbalanya School, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory: Case Study – Co-Principalship, A Model For Indigenous Leadership And Governance., Kathryn Moyle, Kevin P. Gillan

Professor Kathryn Moyle (consultant)

West Arnhem College - Gunbalanya School is a remote Aboriginal school located 320 kilometres east of Darwin NT. This case study has been developed from a review of documents prepared by the School including the Annual Operational Plan, a review of literature, and structured conversations held with the two principals of the School and the Director of School Performance. Gunbalanya School uses a co-principal model, which means an Indigenous school principal works collaboratively with a non-Indigenous school principal. The co-principalship model operates on the basis of equal and reciprocal relationships between the two principals. Initiatives at Gunbalanya School aimed at ensuring ...


Student Newspapers At Public Colleges And Universities: Lessons From The United States, Terry L. Hapney Jr., Charles J. Russo May 2013

Student Newspapers At Public Colleges And Universities: Lessons From The United States, Terry L. Hapney Jr., Charles J. Russo

Terry L. Hapney Jr., Ph.D.

An on-campus activity of enduring interest in the United States that is present elsewhere in the English-speaking world, but that has yet to yield reported litigation or academic writing in Great Britain, concerns free speech issues associated with student newspapers in higher education. Student newspapers have long occupied a significant role in their dual functions of informing members of their campus communities and as preparation grounds for future journalists. Against this background, the remainder of this article is divided into three major sections. The first part examines the nature of student newspapers and related issues while the second examines key ...


Governance In Nigerian Universities: The Position Of The University Internal Auditor, Professor Ben C Osisioma Nov 2012

Governance In Nigerian Universities: The Position Of The University Internal Auditor, Professor Ben C Osisioma

Prof Ben Chuka Osisioma

The University system is committed to the principles of good governance which ensure that the Institution is ‚fit for its purpose‛ as an organization put in place for teaching, research and consultancy and professional services to the community. The principles demand a response to the challenge of operational dexterity, technical ingenuity, strategic relevance, African persona and political deftness as part of the task of modernization of the governance of higher education. The task of the Internal Auditor is five-fold – to provide transparency and act as an advisory body to senior management, to identify underperforming areas and opportunities for improvement and ...


The Penetration Of Social Media In Governance,Political Reforms And Building Public Perception, Ratnesh Dwivedi Mr May 2011

The Penetration Of Social Media In Governance,Political Reforms And Building Public Perception, Ratnesh Dwivedi Mr

Ratnesh Dwivedi

Social media are media for social interaction, using highly accessible and scalable communication techniques. Social media is the use of web-based and mobile technologies to turn communication into interactive dialogue. While we know that social media can play an important role in publicizing political activities such as protests, do we have evidence that such actions have led to substantive political change? Is it possible to develop a set of indicators to more effectively gauge the impact of new technologies and media on questions of political change? That social media can help coordinate large and discrete activities, such as protests and ...


State Institutionalization, Governance And Decision Making In Sudan, Professor Issam A.W. Mohamed Nov 2010

State Institutionalization, Governance And Decision Making In Sudan, Professor Issam A.W. Mohamed

Professor Issam A.W. Mohamed

The study here presented reviews the institutional structure of the Sudanese government. Truly, though it is stigmatized as totalitarian, the structure is phenotypically perfect. Ministry of Ministries council is supposed to cater for analyzing data concerning ministries performance, drawing strategic planning, executing them through ministries and conduct the follow-ups. Department of decision-making was created and packages for data collection and analyses were improvised. However, all these structures seem skeletal as the final decisions structurally seem to be lost between the Presidency Institution and the executive institutions. An introduced flowing chart indicates that the cycle of all decisions end up at ...


Governance And The Revitalisation Of The Guaraní Language In Paraguay, Robert Andrew Nickson Jan 2009

Governance And The Revitalisation Of The Guaraní Language In Paraguay, Robert Andrew Nickson

Robert Andrew Nickson

This article takes a governance perspective to examine the contemporary revitalization of Guaraní, a “repressed” language that is spoken by a majority of the population in Paraguay. A historical overview highlights the striking endurance of the language in spite of two centuries of official subjugation. The article traces the positive impact of political democratization since 1989 on the revitalization of Guaraní by examining four interrelated areas that are closely linked to the governance agenda: the education system, the media, the political system, and popular culture. However, the absence of a comprehensive language policy continues to limit progress in improving governance ...


Good Governance In Microcredit Strategy For Poverty Reduction: Focus On Western Mindanao, Philippines, Frede G. Moreno Nov 2004

Good Governance In Microcredit Strategy For Poverty Reduction: Focus On Western Mindanao, Philippines, Frede G. Moreno

Frede G Moreno

The study argues for the integration of good governance principles in developing financially viable, effective and social equity-laden microcredit strategy for the impoverished agrarian reform beneficiaries in Western Mindanao. It particularly examines the program design and implementation strategies of the Enterprise Development Credit (EDC) sub-component of the Western Mindanao Community Initiatives Project (WMCIP). The study aims to provide lessons and insights for the planning and implementation of comprehensive and integrated Official Development Assistance (ODA)-funded government programs for poverty reduction and rural development. The data and information were generated from combined descriptive and field studies covering a sample survey, group ...


Good Governance In Microcredit Strategy For Poverty Reduction: Focus On Western Mindanao, Philippines, Frede G. Moreno Nov 2004

Good Governance In Microcredit Strategy For Poverty Reduction: Focus On Western Mindanao, Philippines, Frede G. Moreno

Frede G Moreno

The study argues for the integration of good governance principles in developing financially viable, effective and social equity-laden microcredit strategy for the impoverished agrarian reform beneficiaries in Western Mindanao. It particularly examines the program design and implementation strategies of the Enterprise Development Credit (EDC) sub-component of the Western Mindanao Community Initiatives Project (WMCIP). The study aims to provide lessons and insights for the planning and implementation of comprehensive and integrated Official Development Assistance (ODA)-funded government programs for poverty reduction and rural development. The data and information were generated from combined descriptive and field studies covering a sample survey, group ...


Academic Freedom And The Research University, Richard Atkinson May 2004

Academic Freedom And The Research University, Richard Atkinson

Richard Atkinson

The article argues that the principles upon which academic freedom is founded must be elaborated and modified in ways that are relevant to the responsibilities and circumstances of today's universities. The article elucidates the UC's new statement on academic freedom, which honors the long history and tradition of the principles of academic freedom, but also breaks new ground in that it explicitly recognizes the means of maintaining those freedoms. The new policy affirms the principle that faculty conduct will be assessed in reference to academic values and professional norms, an inherently broad and flexible standard that is properly ...


The Limits Of University Autonomy: Power And Politics At The Universidad Nacional Autónoma De México, Imanol Ordorika Dec 2002

The Limits Of University Autonomy: Power And Politics At The Universidad Nacional Autónoma De México, Imanol Ordorika

Imanol Ordorika

The nature and extent of institutional autonomy at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) has been a matter of contention between academics, policy makers and university members for many years. Opinions about governmental influence over the university in Mexico range from absolute autonomy to absolute control. Few of them, however, are founded on research on university-government relations. Most studies of univer- sity autonomy in Mexico are based on classical definitions and pluralist political perspectives that limit a thorough understanding of this relation between the University and the government in the context of an authoritarian State. This article provides an ...