What is Governance?
In simple terms, governance is how groups of people organize to make and implement decisions important for the success of an organization. Governance determines
What is a Governance Framework?
A governance framework is a layered structure that reflects the interrelated relationships, factors and other influences that have an impact on the organization's success.
In a non-profit organization (NPO), a good governance framework is a preferred style or organizational model, anchored to relevant federal or provincial legislation, and depicting clear intentions and relationships:
A well-designed governance framework helps groups of people understand and navigate cross-currents of decision-making - compliance (east-west) and performance (north-south).
The 'Elements Compass' - design and navigate good governance frameworks