The concept of governance is being used in various fields to record different forms and levels of analysis. The difference between government and governance stays in the way and the process of accomplish of the government regardless of the fact that it refers to different levels - state or companies (profit organizations) or institutions (nonprofit organizations). Good governance is a characteristic of the politics of a minimal state, a state in which the public administration has not only the mission of serving the society, but also to provide goods and services to the consumers – clients, with the risk of underline the inequalities between citizens. The difference between “governance” and “government” lies in the distinction between control over an entity or institution as a result of the existence and implementation of a set of rules and procedures and how to use the levers and specific control mechanisms so as to increase the performance of entities or institution.
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