self-governance


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self-governance

1. Self-rule; local responsibility for administration and functions of an organization, even though it is part of a larger entity.
2. A model of health care management in which the power base for decisions of patient care is decentralized. The responsibility and accountability for patient care rest directly with all levels of care providers through self-direction, self-regulation, and self-management. Advisory committees reflecting a cross section of caregivers (new graduates, experienced professionals, faculty, and managers) maintain final decision-making authority within the work setting.
See: shared governance
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The full introduction of local self-governance serves as a sound foundation for the sustainable democratic development of any state, of its stability and security," said Ambassador Natalia Zarudna, Head of the OSCE Centre in Astana.
bg that no fundamental changes to local self-governance legislation could be expected because of the complicated economic and political situation.
Murad also demanded that negotiators should be more specific on concrete areas where enhanced self-governance can be done by Filipino-Muslims in south.
Economic equality and prosperity, peace and social tranquility can never be achieved unless taxation system is reformed completely - it needs partial decentralization where taxes are collected for education, healthcare and social welfare services through municipalities working on the principle of self-governance - and revenues are collected and utilized for the public's benefit.
However despite such continuing anti-democracy even the majority of England's own 529 MPs still deny England self-governance some even on "cost" grounds yet most readily approved 1999 devolution with 297 new politicians with vast new devolved bureaucracies.
But the self-governance agreement is only one of many ways in which the band and park have worked together, says Superintendent Tim Cochrane.
Canada, in which the Supreme Court of Canada upheld the federal government's decision to exclude the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) from constitutional negotiations concerning the Aboriginal right to self-governance.
Wilkins, includes an essay that describes its origins and background, and is presented with a key to understanding Indigenous autonomy and self-governance efforts: perfect for college-level collections on Native American or American legal history.
Fictional hero Aran Roe O'Neill continues in the struggle for Irish self-governance and independence.
The AICPA Principles of Professional Conduct state, in part, that we have a responsibility to cooperate with each other to improve the area of accounting, maintain the public's confidence and carry out the profession's responsibilities for self-governance.
Hearn, a one-time seminarian, broke the strong ties between the university and the church, moving Wake Forest toward self-governance.
Self-governance of choice and action requires self-governance of practical reasoning, which in turn requires appropriate responsiveness to the normative pressures faced by reflective agents like us.