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Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17



Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17


Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services


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Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services -- Periodical

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Annual Report 2016-17 | Department of Corporate and Information Services58 CO R PO RATE G O VER N AN CE PERFORMANCE Corporate Governance Framework The Corporate Governance Framework provides a model through which the departments activities and actions are designed, directed and controlled. Good governance is fundamental to the department delivering efficient and effective services to its clients in a controlled, professional and accountable manner. The departments framework is supported by a rigorous and effective governance structure encompassing the department and its government business divisions. Our governance framework guides the actions of individuals by providing clarity and direction about appropriate behaviour and decision-making to foster a self-governing approach. The Corporate Governance Framework is presented below in Figure 1, which provides the framework for responsible and sustainable business practices. Figure 1. Corporate Governance Framework Corporate Governance Principles When making decisions and taking operational actions, DCIS is guided by six Corporate Governance Principles as presented in Figure 2 below. Figure 2. Corporate Governance Principles Leadership Robust leadership with a clearly defined executive, an active governance committee structure and communication with stakeholders. Accountability Appropriate internal controls and policies which provide employees with a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities. Integrity Actively promoting honesty and ethical conduct by upholding appropriate standards of behaviour. Stewardship Effective stewardship of resources ensuring compliance with legislation, Northern Territory Government policies and internal procedures. Communication Clear articulation to staff at all levels about the vision, strategy, planning, governance requirements and expectations with respect to the fair and equitable treatment of others. Risk Management Applying a detailed risk management framework to identify risks and impacts and determine appropriate risk mitigations. Chief Executive Executive Management Governance Committees Staff STRATEGIC PRIORITIES GOVERNMENT DIRECTION CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PRINCIPLES VALUES 1 2 3

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