Weak Governance

Governance refers to a set of systems, principles and processes by which a organization is governed.

Over time, the landscape of sport has changed; some sport organizations have gone from kitchen table operations to million-dollar operations. National sport organizations (NSOs) are under pressure to develop and maintain sound management practices while maintaining their podium performances.

The CCES continues to build capacity in the area of governance based on best practices and co-created sport-centred tools. Various workshops and tools are available to help to build capacity in NSOs and multisport organizations (MSOs) to improve organizational effectiveness and good governance.

Melia's Take: Weak Governance

I'm Paul Melia, President and CEO of the CCES. I’m also a parent, coach, sports fan and player. This blog is written from all those perspectives…

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Main Causes of Disputes and Prevention Strategies (SDRCC)

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Conflicts of Interest in Sports-Related Decision Making (SDRCC)

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Risk Management Guide for Community Sport Organizations (2010 Legacies Now)

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