Governance meaning

gŭvər-nəns
Governance is defined as the decisions and actions of the people who run a school, nation, city or business.

An example of governance is the mayor's decision to increase the police force in response to burglaries.

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The action, manner, or power of governing.

Principles of good governance.

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(management) Accountability for consistent, cohesive policies, processes and decision rights.
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The specific system by which a political system is ruled.
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The state of being governed.
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The action, manner, function, or power of government.
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The group of people who make up an administrative body.
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Origin of governance