Keys to Governance: Strategic Leadership for Quality of Life

Hardcover | November 15, 2011

byYilmaz Argüden

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Good governance is key to the sustainability of organizations andimproving quality of life for all. Governance is much more than a set of rules, it is a culture and a climate ofresponsibility, accountability and fairness that is deployed throughout an institution. In this new book theauthor outlines the keys to good governance.

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Good governance is key to the sustainability of organizations andimproving quality of life for all. Governance is much more than a set of rules, it is a culture and a climate ofresponsibility, accountability and fairness that is deployed throughout an institution. In this new book theauthor outlines the keys to good governance.

Dr. YILMAZ ARGÜDEN is a leading strategist, advisor, and board member of major public and private institutions, and NGOs. He is the Chairman of ARGE Consulting, a leading management consulting firm based in Istanbul, Turkey. ARGE has been recognized at the European Parliament as one of the best three companies 'shaping the future' wit...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9.62 × 6.38 × 0.73 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230278140

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Table of Contents

PREFACE
PART I: INTRODUCTION
PART II: SHAPING THE FUTURE FOR A SUSTAINABLE QUALITY OF LIFE
Steps for Shaping the Future:
Norms Not Supported by Values are Ineffective
Managing by Values: Consistency of Thought-Discourse-Deed-Outcome
Quality of Management is Key to Effectiveness in Social Entrepreneurship
NGOs Should Also Achieve Quality in Management
Companies Rely on Competition, NGOs Rely on Cooperation
Common Principles of Shaping the Future
PART III: GLOBAL GOVERNANCE FOR GLOBAL ISSUES
Global Crisis to Global Governance
Consensual Delegation of Sovereignty
Global Europe: Europe has the Potential to be a Role Model for Global Leadership
Global US: Strength Erodes with Unilateralism
Global NATO: Global Security Infrastructure Needs Global Governance
A Global Issue: Water is in Need of Governance
PART IV: EFFECTIVE PUBLIC POLICY MAKING AND ADMINISTRATION
Basic Functions of the State
Governance in Public Sector
What does Good Governance Do?
Principles of Governance
Representative Democracy to Participative Democracy
Increasing Effectiveness Requires a Participative Approach
Regulatory Impact Analysis is the Key to Learning and Improving
Ethical Values are Keys to Good Governance
Earning Public Trust
Importance of Meritocracy
Tax Regime: Simplicity and Fairness Increase Adherence
Regulatory and Supervisory Bodies: Rule Making is an Interactive Art
Financing Old Age
Digital Technology: The New Industrial Revolution
E-Government
Good Governance in The Public Sector: TESEV Experience in Turkey
Public Sector Reform in Turkey
PART V: CIVIL SOCIETY FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE
From Ruling to Governance
Civil Society Organizations for Good Governance
Social Entrepreneurship Requires Comprehensive Planning
Social Entreprises Requires Effectiveness Too
Good Governance Recommendations for NGOs
Mobilizing Resources and Coalitions
Critical Aspects in Practice: Cooperation, Focus, Resource Management, and Communication
Training, Innovation, Institution Building
Standard Bearer for Total Quality: The KalDer Case
Novelty of Kalder Management
Good Governance In Kalder
Principles of Effective Cooperation with NGOs
Management Support for NGOs
Private Sector Impact: The Example of ARGE Consulting
A Sectoral Deployment Strategy for the UN Global Compact
Benefits of Volunteer Work
NGO Contribution to the Business World
PART VI: GOVERNANCE FOR SUSTAINABILITY OF CORPORATIONS: CONTINUOUS CREATION OF VALUE
Diversity at the Head Table
Important Areas of Diversity
Managing Diversity
Steps Toward Diversity
Role of the Board of Directors
Expectations from Board Members
Measuring the Effectiveness of Corporate Governance
Some Recommendations
Constructive Critical Thinking
Management Culture is More Important Than Management Structure
Examples of Behaviours Expected from an Organization With Good Governance
Ethical Values as a Foundation to Building Trust
Common Management Challenges
Strategy and Simulation Models
Strategic Scenarios
Customer Focused Organization
Loyal Customer or Profitable Customer?
Securing Mind Share: PR, Communications, and R&D
Creating a Brand
Growth and Profitability
Geographic Expansion and Mergers
Size and Mergers
Multiple Management Centres
The Fast-Acting Company
Management in Family Owned Companies
The Characteristics of a Good CEO
Developing Future Leaders
Preparing the Company for an IPO or Sale
Human Resource Management
Trust Within the Corporation
Sharing Information
Social Responsibility
Corporate Citizenship
Respect
PART VII: GOOD GOVERNANCE STARTS FROM THE INDIVIDUAL
Power of Positive Thinking
Successful People are Those who Can Manage Life
You Can Learn to be Successful
Managing Time is Managing Life
Align Use of Time with Your Vision
Recommendations To Manage Others
Man is The Creation of His Habits
Critical Dimension of Life: Job And Career
Live While You Work; Work While You Live
Chasm in The Mindset: Us versus Them
Education as the Key to Peace and Tolerance
Diversity Breeds Richness
Benefits of The Net
Education Reform To Achieve Cultural Reform
Evolution of Social Behavior
Social Issues Threaten Global Peace
We Should All Be 'A Citizen of The World'
Tolerance and Harmony to Address Social Issues
Curriculum for Global Citizenship
APPENDIX: SHAPING THE FUTURE OF A NATION – TURKEY: Cradle of Civilizations, Land of Inspiration, and a Catalyst for Peace