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governance in social enterprise
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governance in social enterprise
governance in social enterprise
governance in social enterprise
governance in social enterprise
governance in social enterprise
governance in social enterprise
governance in social enterprise
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governance in social enterprise

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keynote presentation given in Sept 2009 as part of Dept of Health's national 'right to request' programme

keynote presentation given in Sept 2009 as part of Dept of Health's national 'right to request' programme

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  • 1. Governance in Social Enterprise . . . in 20 m inute s! Adrian Ashton www.adrianashton.co.uk
  • 2. But first some thanks...
  • 3. In less than 20 minutes I'll cover a subject that... ...has over 39,900,000 hits on google ... has over a dozen different codes & standards Adrian Ashton
  • 4. NOT another diagram Adrian Ashton
  • 5. - Why bother spending time on this? - What influences it? - How do you make it work? - How do you involve people? - How do you pay for it? Adrian Ashton
  • 6. How do you spell governance? P – Power A - Accountability R - Relationships Adrian Ashton
  • 7. Where can it go wrong? Minority in charge – less people become involved as they perceive 'usual suspects' running the show 'Mission drift' – people get less involved because they become disillusioned Illegal actions... - most corporate failures in sector attributed to governance failings Adrian Ashton
  • 8. What influences it? - internal - Legal form (x13) powers of regulator (x4) - Board members - Staff - Members Adrian Ashton
  • 9. What influences it? - external - Where the money comes from - Legislation - Expectations of others Adrian Ashton
  • 10. How to do 'good governance'? - Comprehensive induction for ALL - Regular reviews and reflection - Looking at how others do it Adrian Ashton
  • 11. Involving people in governance - Opportunities at ALL levels - Support (training, expenses, feedback) - Transparency and openness at each level Adrian Ashton
  • 12. Does it all sound too expensive? - Governance is a legal requirement - Governance can make or break an enterprise - It can and should be budgeted! Adrian Ashton
  • 13. What now? - Navel gazing - Talk to each other - Seek support Keep thinking about it! Adrian Ashton
  • 14. The (m y) 2 golden rules: 1. NEVER choose your legal form because of someone else 2. ALWAYS keep thinking about your P,A,R. Adrian Ashton

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