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Program Governance

Program Governance (Paperback)

By Khan, Muhammad Ehsan

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Although program management has received much attention in recent books, program governance remains a relatively new subject. While selected books and standards touch on this important topic, few are devoted to program governance as a subject. This book fills that need. Program G...overnance provides a thorough understanding of governance while reviewing the underlying theories. The first book dedicated to this subject, it caters to the needs of practitioners, researchers, and students of management and governance. The book provides a holistic view of program governance while covering multiple elements of program governance. Topics covered include the governance structure, governance roles, governance functions, governance mechanisms, factors influencing the governance framework, and different domains of programs that come under the jurisdiction of a governance framework. The book presents the author's own program governance framework, called the Contingent Governance Framework for Programs (CGFPrgTM), which is adaptable to suit different program contexts. This adaptability ensures that the different elements of governance, including structure and mechanisms, are aligned with program requirements. Such alignment results in an efficient and effective environment with an increased probability of program success. The text supplies references to research and case studies to help readers understand key concepts in more detail. It also includes objectives at the end of each chapter to help readers gauge their knowledge of the subject. The book clarifies the linkage/dependencies between program governance and other governance levels, such as international governance and corporate governance, which have a strong influence on governance framework for programs. It also explains the difference between the dynamics of temporary organizations, such as projects and programs, and permanent organizations. This distinct
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ISBN 9780367378370
Released AU 31 Jul 2019
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780367378370
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint CRC Press
Released 31 Jul 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Khan, Muhammad Ehsan
Category Systems Management
Computer Communications & Networking
Number of Pages 220
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Dewey Code 004.6
Weight 318g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Project management, Strategic planning, Corporate governance, COMPUTERS / Information Technology, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
NBS Text Computer Communications & Networking
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly