Governance in Practice: Effective Board Meetings

If you've listened to all the episodes thus far, you should have a good understanding of what governance is and what the board is meant to do. In this episode, I start to get more practical. That is, how does the board fulfill its strategic and conformance functions. I focus this episode around board meetings as that is, predominantly, where…

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Minding the Shop: The Conformance Function

In the previous episode, I outlined the board's strategic function. In this episode I switch the focus to the conformance function. Conformance is about accountability. Accountability in governance is exercised through ensuring compliance, monitoring and evaluation, and maintaining control. Ultimately, a board exercises its conformance function to ensure the organisation can continue to work toward its mission. Any questions or…

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Structures: The Framework of Governance

Sport governance is the process of oversight and direction of a sport organisation. But who gets to govern? Governance structures outline how authority is delegated from the members of an organisation to the board. In this episode, I map out the different elements of governance structure and how they create the framework for governance to occur. Any questions or comments?…

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Welcome to the Lounge…

Welcome to The President's Lounge Podcast. This inaugural episode provides the origin story for the podcast, an introduction to sport governance, and information about me, your host!  This project, “A Collaborative Approach to Sustainable Sport Governance Transformation in India”, received grant funding from the Australia-India Council of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.  

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