Good governance indicators in local government

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2003
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.Khosa, N.Khosa, P.Poulsen
KEYWORDS: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, GOVERNANCE, LOCAL GOVERNMENT, PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT, POLITICS
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 2623

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Abstract

This report provides perceptions of the state of governance of municipalities, including its relation to Corporate Governance, Municipal Compliance with the King 2 Report and the Public Finance Management Act, and the Municipal Finance Management Bill. This project has examined the processes and institutions through which effective local governance unfolds, assesses decision-making and current procedures dealing with compliance and anti-corruption, and evaluates the extent of transparency in local governance. The ultimate aim of the report is to develop a framework, associated indicators and practice guidelines for improving local governance in South Africa.