Definitions for "Governance"
Exercise of authority; control; government; arrangement.
A framework through which services are accountable for continuously improving the quality of their services and safeguarding high standards of care by creating an environment in which excellence in care will flourish
Management framework of operational performance (both in-house and outsourced) comprising organisation, user requirements, management processes, reporting, and communication mechanisms.
The set of arrangements by which the affairs of an institution are ordered. In the case of local government, it includes the functions of elected representatives and council committees in the overall governance structure of councils.
a new discipline that has implications for existing corporate and IT institutions as well as for new organizational structures and processes (and the politics associated with those structures and processes)
an organizational rather than a consumer activity
Governance refers to the patterns and distribution of the institutionalized capacity to take and influence decisions with regard to a particular locality. Regional governance and regional institutions came to the fore in the 1980s in economics and geography literature, with attention given to dimensions of the long-term future and development of particular regions and localities. Such dimensions include the institutional capacity and thickness in an area, the invisible factors in regional development, networking, and industrial districts.
The essential domestic functions of government (or, by extension, of any organization), including establishing, publicizing, and enforcing rules and codes of law, as well as instituting and implementing regulatory regimes. Corporate governance refers to the internal administrative functions of a corporation, as these relate to setting and maintaining standards and rules, especially of financial probity. Economic governance may refer to the set of economic policies that a government carries out, or to its regulation of a sector of the economy, such as banking.
Governance is a comprehensive term used to denote the institutions and processes by which people are governed. It is the exercise of authority, control, management and power of government. More specifically, it refers to the operations of legislatures, cabinets and public services in Canada and the manner in which they interact with the public, including the style and substance of consultation, the management of the public service and the capacity of the private sector to participate effectively in the development and implementation of public policy.
Pension plan governance refers to the structure, processes and safeguards for overseeing, managing and administering the plan to ensure the fiduciary and other obligations of the plan are met.
the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
The structure and processes under which a retirement plan is administered and monitored to ensure that fiduciary and other obligations with respect to the retirement plan are fulfilled.
Mesures put in place in order to ensure smooth functioning and control of a company. Such mesures reinforce the importance of transparency of information.
A term coined by the Commission when it launched a debate in July 2001 on how the EU is run. Its aim is to adopt new governmental systems to bring the EU closer to ordinary people, make it more effective, reinforce democracy in Europe and consolidate the legitimacy of the institutions.
refers to the process by which charity management and trustees oversee and determine the direction, finance and day to day running of a charity. Governance is overseen by and accountable to the Charity Commission.
The guidance, direction and supervision of a charity by its trustees, members etc, in accordance with its governing document or constitution.
Keywords:  enshrined, decision, cida, orderly, nhs
The way power is used to make and implement collective decisions, enforce rules and resolve conflicts. All these activities clearly allocate values (power, control over resources, etc.) that people consider important.
a business-driven approach to making better IT decisions
Governance arrangements are the 'rules' that govern the internal conduct of an organisation by defining the roles and responsibilities of key offices/groups and the relationship between them, as well as the process for due decision making and the internal accountability arrangements. Governance arrangements will be set out in the constitutions of NHS Foundation Trusts and will be enshrined under the terms of authorisation.
CSR'Doing Things Right', particularly in regard to guidelines such as the IAS or UNGC.
a welcome umbrella of protection from too narrowly focusing issues (such as service refactoring after service realization and using variation-oriented analysis and design) after methods have delivered their work
Keywords:  avf, tibco, key, enterprise, adaptive
a key part of TIBCO AVF
a key requirement for the "adaptive enterprise
an evolving science that will require a wide range of contributions from experts across industries, computer scientists, and vendors
Keywords:  manner, act, fact, function, market
The act, manner, fact or function of governing a company or market.
the act or manner of governing.
Keywords:  citizens, themselves, best, meet, needs
The way communities organize themselves to best meet the needs of their citizens.
Keywords:  publishing
Keywords:  corporate, see
See: Corporate Governance
Keywords:  local, see
(See local governance) Ii
Keywords:  power, act, process
the act, process, and/or power of governing