Episode 2: The importance of good governance

In our second episode of ROCpod: Talking with the Registered Organisations Commission, we speak with Professor Ian Gow, the director of the Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation in the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne. Professor Gow reveals the key concepts of governance and exposes the harms that may arise in circumstances where registered organisations do not have sufficient oversight in place. 

Episode highlights

01:20       What is governance?
03:30       Lessons from the corporate sector
05:40       The role of the committee of management
07:20       Achieving good governance in a small registered organisation
09:10       Consequences of poor governance 
13:40       Episode summary

Episode two transcript

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