Good Practice

The State of Governance at State-Owned Enterprises

February 26, 2018

Commercial enterprises that are owned and controlled by governments continue to constitute a significant portion of business activity in many parts of the world. This paper examines three critical areas for strengthening the quality of governance of state-owned firms—professionalizing government ownership, strengthening commercial orientation, and developing stronger, more independent boards—and the challenges involved in implementing reforms.

By Simon C.Y.Wong, foreword by Alexander S.Berg.