Abstracts: April 9th, 2001

Taylor D WThe International Journal of Public Sector Management, (UK), 2000 Vol 13 No 2

Start page: 108. No of pages: 17

Reviews the literature on corporate governance, condensing it into nine general principles of good organizational governance and then presents five benchmarks of excellence in corporate governance. Comments on proposals to have one chief executive officer reporting to two or three boards of directors in the Canadian health sector, insisting that it violates the basic governance principles of unity of command, unity of direction, unity of accountability and ownership needs. Urges organizations to follow the nine general principles of corporate governance when choosing an organizational model.


Style: Literature review. ISSN: 0951-3558. Reference: 29AU201

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