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Assessment of the Principles of Corporate Governance Practice in the Public Sector Organizations in

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  • Siti Zabedah Saidin
  • Mu’azu Saidu Badara

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Good corporate governance has become a yardstick for assessing the development of a nation as a whole. Without good corporate governance, no reasonable sustainability can be achieved from the part of country inhabitants and the country as a whole. Most of the previous write up on corporate governance principles gave much concerned at the private sector setting such as companies in relating to the achievement of shareholders wealth or firms performance. The previous studies give less concerned on the operation or how such principles can bring changes to the corporate governance in the public sector organizations. Therefore, the objective of this conceptual paper is to give highlight on the corporate governance principles adopted by various developed nations so that to enable other nations to appreciate and thereby to implement such principles. So that at the end to have good corporate governance practices in their various public sector setting. The paper concluded that these principles should be given due consideration in order to achieve good corporate governance practice in the public sector setting.

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  • Siti Zabedah Saidin & Mu’azu Saidu Badara, 2014. "Assessment of the Principles of Corporate Governance Practice in the Public Sector Organizations in," Journal of Public Policy & Governance, Research Academy of Social Sciences, vol. 1(1), pages 7-13.
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