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The Corporate Governance of the Kenyan Public Sector

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Abstract

As a former British colony, Kenya has inherited comparable Westminster institutional settings, generating both statutory and customary laws since independence in 1963 and maintaining a reasonable degree of macro-economic stability (Nolte and Väth 2015). The governance of the Kenyan government with respect to public financial management oversight falls under the Office of the Auditor General of Kenya (OAGK), which is described in its service charter as ‘the lead agency in promoting good governance and accountability in the management of public resources’ (OAGK 2014, p. i).

Keywords

Corporate Governance International Financial Reporting Standard Audit Report Internal Auditor Corporate Governance Practice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kenya School of Monetary StudiesNairobiKenya
  2. 2.Curtin UniversityBentleyAustralia

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