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An Analysis of Regulatory Compliance Recommendations

The repository of recommendations for project compliance with USAID regulations is a practical tool to prepare Chiefs of Party, Program Managers, COTRs and others for OIG audits. Based on the number of general recommendations maintained by Developmentwork.Net, some interesting trends emerge.

Based on an analysis of 152 general recommendations that were derived from 67 OIG audit reports, the following graph shows that USAID regulations pertaining to "Monitoring and Evaluation" - ADS 203 - represent some 40% of general recommendations in the repository.

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The Audit Database Project

The Audit Database ProjectDevelopmentwork.Net maintains a searchable database of audit reports. The purpose of the "Audit Database Project" is to provide a systemic overview of lessons learned from hundreds of programs that have been funded by USAID and MCC.

The audit reports and the recommendations are a useful resource for compliance and risk management officers with reference to ADS, CFR, AIDAR, etc. The repository of recommendations for project compliance with USAID regulations is a practical tool to prepare Chiefs of Party, Program Managers, COTRs and others for OIG audits.

 

Management Tools and Resources

Explore our growing collection of practical project management tools and resources for development programs.

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Learning Center of Developmentwork

Test your knowledge of USAID regulations in our Open Source Learning Center. A collection of online quizzes is being developed to learn more about and test your knowledge of USAID regulations.

 

Regulatory Compliance Recommendations - USAID Programs

Search the repository of regulatory compliance recommendations related to USAID programs or test your knowledge of USAID regulations. Below are the latest entries in the system:

Compliance Recommendations

 

 

Publications - Corporate Governance

Visit the collection of peer reviewed (academic) publications on internal control, risk management and corporate governance..

Publications

 

 

Corporate Governance - Netherlands Board Index Series

The Netherlands - Board Index

The Netherlands Board Index program is a unique longitudinal research project that systematically follows the evolution of corporate governance and board practices in the Netherlands.

The project began in 1996 as part of a Ph.D research initiative and has since evolved into a leading ongoing research program on corporate governance practices in the Netherlands.

 

An International Comparison of Corporate Governance Models

An International Comparison of Corporate Governance Models

Maassen, G.F. (2002). An International Comparison of Corporate Governance Models. A Study on the Formal Independence and Convergence of One-Tier and Two-Tier Corporate Boards of Directors in the United States of America, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Amsterdam: Spencer Stuart Executive Search.

Ph.D. Series in General Management, Nr. 31: Rotterdam School of Management

 

 

Management Tools

Building Upon Development Experience: World Bank Toolkits

The World Bank has developed an impressive collection of toolkits for financial and private sector development for policymakers and reform leaders.

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