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The theme of the 2015 conference,
Opening Governance, invites members to consider opportunities to
improve the effectiveness and creativity of organizations by
restructuring systems at the highest organizational levels. The
term 'governance' refers to leadership systems, managerial control
protocols, property rights, decision rights, and other practices
that give organizations their authority and mandates for
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August 7-11, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
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