Governance and performance: an empirical study of Australian universities

De Silva Lokuwaduge, Chitra (2011) Governance and performance: an empirical study of Australian universities. PhD thesis, Victoria University.


Governance structures have become one of the most debated aspects of the public sector and during the last decade good corporate governance practices have come to be regarded as important in enhancing the performance of all government- funded institutions. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between governance structures, practices and the performance of the university sector in Australia. During the period investigated in this study, the universities were undergoing significant governance reforms.

Item type Thesis (PhD thesis)
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Economics and Finance
Historical > FOR Classification > 1501 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
Historical > SEO Classification > 9104 Management and Productivity
Keywords ResPubID24102, corporate governance, university governance, research performance, teaching performance, financial performance, councils, Australian universities, tertiary education, Australia
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