CHAPTER 9: ISSUES FOR THE PUBLIC SECTOR AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Public sector and not-for-profit organizations face all the same external challenges as do private sector organizations – all the issues discussed in the earlier chapters of this book – but they have some additional challenges unique to themselves which require specific additional governance decisions.

Public sector organizations

‘Public sector organization’ is a term that includes a wide variety of organizational types, ranging from central government, through non-governmental organizations to local government and inter-governmental bodies. And these organizations are engaged in a range of activities, from policy making through government to health, defence, intelligence, ...

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