ERIC Number: EJ1076610
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
State-Owned Enterprise Director Training: A Review of Canadian Experiences
O'Neill, Michael A.
Teaching Public Administration, v33 n1 p62-73 Mar 2015
This article surveys state-owned enterprise director training programmes in Canada at both the national and provincial levels. In Canada director training programmes have emerged to enable good private-sector corporate governance. This trend has been embraced by governments seeking to improve corporate governance among their state-owned enterprises. The article reviews the state of director training in Canadian state-owned enterprises. Considered are the programme delivery models and contents. The article highlights the specific nature of state-owned enterprise boards and how this affects the learning needs of their directors. Accordingly, the article underscores the necessity of providing directors who are new to state-owned enterprises training specific to the public sector. The article concludes by highlighting notable practices and how these may contribute to improving outcomes in public administrations.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Training, Public Sector, Administrator Education, Governance, Program Content, Delivery Systems, Interviews, National Surveys, Administrator Role, Professional Development, Training Methods, Educational Practices, Case Studies, Public Administration, Public Administration Education, Public Agencies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Canada