Item description for Project Governance: Implementing Corporate Governance and Business Ethics in Nonprofit Organizations (Contributions to Economics) by Patrick S. Renz...
Do you know where your investments go? How effective and accountable are the resources used in the international development? How can intercultural frictions, governance scandals, or corruption be prevented?
Based on a case study the author unveils a gap in the governance of development projects, a gap between implementation and governance, ultimately hindering effective, transparent and accountable usage of resources.
Illustrated with entertaining examples the author, himself a senior manager in development and business, develops a Project Governance model. Overcoming shortcomings of the theories of corporate governance and business ethics, of best practices in development and project management, the Project Governance Model is a concrete model for practitioners and academics. Its six modules build an integrated, strategically oriented and ethically reflected platform for a more truthful and efficient cooperation in difficult projects or programs such as in development.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Feb 21, 2007
Publisher Physica-Verlag Heidelberg
ISBN 3790819263 ISBN13 9783790819267
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Effective development aid Jul 18, 2007
The book aims to understand why development projects often don't work ver well. Using the field study of multidonor economic development project in Southeast Asia the author shows that there is a govenance gap between the strategic-normal and the operational management level. Patrick Renz, himself an experienced senior rank manager, develops than a project governance model for assessing development projects and improving aid effectiveness. This sophisticated and compellingly convincing book should be compulsory reading for everybody in charge of or interested in development aid, multicultural management, nonprofit organzations and applied business ethics.