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Corporate Governance

management of firm the process of managing a company, especially with respect to the soundness or otherwise of its management

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Definitions of ’governance’ and meaning of ’governance’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’governance’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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