Define: Corporate Governance

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Corporate Governance


Quick Summary of Corporate Governance


The system by which companies are directed and controlled. Boards of directors are responsible for the governance of their companies.



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Synonyms For Corporate Governance


business management, company management, corporate management, business administration, enterprise management


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Corporate Governance are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.