Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on linkedin
Share on twitter
Share on email

The concepts of leadership and governance encompass strategic direction, plans and policies, effective oversight, regulation, motivation, and partnerships that integrate all social and economic  systems building blocks to achieve results.Leadership involves strategically developing and implementing plans and policies with accountability and transparency. Good leadership, which requires the ability to face challenges to achieve results in complex conditions, can and should be practiced at all levels.

Principles of Good governance include:

    • Participation
    • Rule of law
    • Transparency
    • Responsiveness
    • Consensus oriented
    • Equity and inclusiveness
    • Effectiveness and efficiency
    • Accountability

Qualities of good governance and leadership include:

    • Accountability
    • Openness and Integrity
    • Communication
    • Values and Community
    • Perspective and Balance
    • Power and influence
    • Humility

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF) is an African foundation with one focus: the critical importance of governance and leadership in Africa.The Foundation, which is a non-grant making organisation, focuses on defining, assessing and enhancing governance and leadership in Africa.

The Role of Government in Fostering Homegrown Philanthropy

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Get updates and learn from the best

Comments are closed for this article!

Read these next

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTERS

Would you like to be a member of the LLA Tribe? Do you want to stay updated with content that REALLY makes you win at life, work and business?
All the Leading Ladies are here! Subscribe to our newsletter and get the first digs in your inbox.

What are you interested in?

Don’t worry, we won’t spam you!