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Introduction

Governance is a word that is much in vogue these days. A failure of governance, for example, is given as an explanation for the poor performance of many UK enterprises, the scandals on the Japanese stock markets, BCCI, and so on. The term is also cheerfully confused with management and corporate strategy. It is, in effect, in danger of being made to cover so much of organizational life that it will end up covering nothing.