Navigating the Corporate Governance Maze for Small Non-Governmental Organizations(NGOs): A Narrative Review


  • Vitumbiko Ngwira University of Zambia


Corporate governance, non-governmental organizations, leadership, management, board members, board composition


Corporate governance plays a crucial role in the success of non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The focus of this narrative review was to explore the challenges faced by small NGOs and examine the opportunities available to them. A literature review was conducted on the topic of corporate governance within small non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The researcher discovered several corporate challenges that hinder the operations of small NGOs. These challenges include issues like inadequate leadership, ineffective board composition, and a lack of risk management. The researcher also identified opportunities that can assist small NGOs in improving their corporate governance practices. The study promotes the idea of partnerships and collaboration as a means of enhancing the operations of small NGOs.

Keywords: Corporate governance, non-governmental organizations, leadership, board composition, management, board members


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How to Cite

Ngwira, V. (2023). Navigating the Corporate Governance Maze for Small Non-Governmental Organizations(NGOs): A Narrative Review. Inverge Journal of Social Sciences, 2(3), 31–43. Retrieved from

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