The Effectiveness of Corporate Governance in Uganda: The Case of Private Companies


  • David Lwanga Mountains of the Moon University, Uganda
  • Doreen Basemera Mountains of the Moon University, Uganda



Effectiveness, Corporate Governance, Performance and Private Companies


This paper examines the effectiveness of rules, procedures and Acts as instruments of corporate governance in Uganda, with interest in the performance of private companies. An extensive review of literature and ethnographic observation of the dynamic of corporate governance in private companies indicate that much as the private companies have adopted a hybrid regulatory framework of corporate governance, loopholes do still exist that have hindered the effectiveness  of these instrument in the performance of private companies. Therefore there is need for strengthening corporate governance systems; however some of the weakness are attributed to the unsolved debate on key issues of corporate governance globally that trickles down to Uganda’s young corporate governance system in the private sector.

Author Biography

David Lwanga, Mountains of the Moon University, Uganda

Lecturer Mountains of the Moon University, School of Arts and Social Sciences

PhD candidates Uganda Management Institute 

in Public Administration and Mangement with bias in Institutional Management and Leadrship


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How to Cite

Lwanga, D., & Basemera, D. . (2021). The Effectiveness of Corporate Governance in Uganda: The Case of Private Companies. Asian Journal of Business and Management, 9(5).