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Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17

Details:

Title

Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report

Date

2017

Notes

Made available by the Library & Archives NT via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

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

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report

Volume

2016/2017

File type

application/pdf

ISSN

1835-2332

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/304926

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/361114

Page content

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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