The IT Governance Institute (ITGI) (www.itgi.org) was established in 1998
to advance international thinking and standards in directing and controlling
an enterprise’s information technology. Effective IT governance helps ensure
that IT supports business goals, optimizes business investment in IT, and
appropriately manages IT-related risks and opportunities. The IT Governance
Institute offers symposia, original research, and case studies to assist enterprise
leaders and boards of directors in their IT governance responsibilities....
The last two decades have witnessed an extensive growth in foreign direct investment
(FDI) flows to developing countries. This has been accompanied by an increase in
competition amongst the developing countries to attract FDI, resulting in a rise in
investment incentives offered by the host governments and removal of restrictions on
operations of foreign firms in their countries. This has also led to an ever-increasing
number of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and regional agreements on...
Table of contentsAcknowledgmentsContentsContributorsForewordsIntroductionNotes on Editors PART ONE - Theoretical Background and Framework to Assess SDIsChapter 1 Spatial Data Infrastructure for a Spatially Enabled Government and Society.Chapter 2 The multi-faceted nature of SDIs and their assessment - dealing with dilemmas.Chapter 3 SDI for public governance - implications for evaluation research.Chapter 4 SDI evaluation and budgeting processes: linkages and lessons.Cha
The 2005 Government Finance Statistics Yearbook (GFS Yearbook),
contains detailed data on revenue, expense, transactions
in assets and liabilities, and stocks of assets and liabilities
for the general government sector and its subsectors. The
data and related information are presented in world, country,
and institutional tables for 130 reporting countries presented
in the framework of the Government Finance Statistics Manual
2001 (GFSM 2001).
This volume provides an analytical framework and operational approaches needed for the implementation of results-based accountability. The volume makes a major contribution to the literature on public management and evaluation. Major subject areas covered in this book include: performance based accountability,
The acts of lawlessness committed on September 11, 2001 were swiftly
followed by a ‘war on terror’. This book sets out the essential features
of the international legal framework against which the 9/11 attacks and
the lawfulness of measures taken in response thereto fall to be assessed.
It addresses, in an accessible manner, the relevant law in relation to:
‘terrorism’, questions as to ‘responsibility’ for it, the criminal law frame-
work, lawfulconstraints on the use of force, the humanitarian law that
governs in armed conﬂict, and international human rights law.
The 2007 Government Finance Statistics Yearbook (GFS Yearbook)
contains detailed data on revenue, expense, transactions
in assets and liabilities, and stocks of assets and liabilities of
general government and its subsectors. Data are presented in
world and country tables for all reporting countries in the
framework of the Government Finance Statistics Manual, 2001
(GFSM 2001).1 Corresponding metadata are provided in country
specific institutional tables.
Her publications during the last five years, include From a Tier to a Sphere: Local Government in the New South African Constitutional Order (co-edited with Maxine Reitzes, published by EISA and Heinemann Press, 2000); Rural Development Framework, for the Free State Provincial Government; and A Pathway to Sustainability: Local Agenda 21 in South Africa (co-edited with Penny Urquhart, for the Department of Environmental Affairs, 2001).
Pro SharePoint 2010 Governance presents comprehensive guidance, from the basics of “What is governance?” to the detailed considerations of IT, information and application management. Using the conceptual framework promoted by Microsoft and augmented with detailed discussions, recommendations and checklists, you will have all the information you need to streamline the governance of your SharePoint sites.
Examining a broad spectrum of case studies of innovative cross-border relationships, it establishes a framework for analysis and presents initial findings. Economic data are also analyzed to identify trends in the globalization of the U.S. aerospace industry. A survey of the complex U.S. regulatory environment that influences cross-border business relationships in the defense industry is also presented. The report identifies gaps in the findings and suggests follow-on research approaches to fill those gaps during Phase II of the project.
The Navy manages its officer corps with the primary goal of meeting the national security and military strategies. Within that broad goal, it also manages its officers to provide them with individual opportunities and a reasonable quality of life, in the most cost-effective way, within a framework of law, policy, and practice. The Navy
The object of research of the thesis is legal documents governing the accounting work of SMEs promulgated and being applied in Vietnam and legal framework on accounting applied for SMEs in some countries as well as International Financial Reporting Standards for SMEs.
Module 2 - ICT for development policy, process and governance. This module focuses on ICTD policy-making and governance, providing critical information about aspects of national policies, strategies and frameworks that promote ICTD. It discusses key ICTD policy and governance issues, and shows how governments can measure their progress and benchmark that progress against those of other countries.
INTERNAL CONTROL BASED ON THE COSO REPORT
To use COSO, the Corporate Governance model, and COBIT, the Information Technology Governance framework, to achieve compliance with the SARBANES-OXLEY law
Methodology concepts of COSO.
MEYCOR COSO AG basics, a tool for implementing internal control based on the COSO report.
The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) in 1992 issued
Internal Control – Integrated Framework to help businesses and other entities assess and enhance
their internal control systems. Since that time the Framework has been recognized by executives,
board members, regulators, standard setters, professional organizations and others as an appropriate
comprehensive Framework for internal control.
Also, changes have taken place in the financial reporting and related legal and regulatory
The book is the outcome of a research project ‘Management of
Knowledge System in Natural Resources: Exploring Policy and
Institutional Framework in Nepal’ undertaken by ForestAction Nepal
with support from the International Development Research Centre
(IDRC), Canada. When we completed the research project with a set
of case studies and a review of theories related to knowledge systems
and governance and shared the findings with a network of readers, we
were excited to get very encouraging feedback....
COSO is pleased to present this guidance to assist smaller public companies in implementing the
1992 COSO Internal Control—Integrated Framework. We believe the guidance will be helpful to
smaller businesses as they explore cost-benefit approaches to achieve their financial reporting
objectives. This guidance contains numerous examples that have been effectively used by smaller
business to address its internal control objectives.
The COSO task force has considered the comment letters received during the exposure period
of the preliminary guidance.
For each policy cluster in the CPIA, the Bank applies numerical
performance ratings from 1 (low) to 6 (high) and these are converted to
five “letter” grades. The reason for presenting the data this way is that
the Bank places each government in one of five quintiles, based upon
the quality of its performance in each area. Quintiles display the
performance of governments relative to one another, whereas the real,
undisclosed data present nominal scores.
Policy framework for post-disaster for the affected groups rather
comprehensive. The Government shall provide special groups affected, and support measures
support level, policies on rescue and restore production as well as policy advocacy
relief. Policy in post-disaster recovery is a top-down approach, so that governments
level of response time and quick to minimize loss of human life and property and special
famine occurred the consequences of natural disasters. However, in the long run, policies
production recovery appears to be less drastic....
Having lived with the World Wide Web for twenty years, surfing the Web becomes a way of our life that cannot be separated. From latest news, photo sharing, social activities, to research collaborations and even commercial activities and government affairs, almost all kinds of information are available and processible via the Web. While people are appreciating the great invention, the father of the Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has started the plan for the next generation of the Web, the Semantic Web....