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Sharp, C.A. (2012) “Centro – revisiting old warnings for NFPs” Keeping Good Companies – Journal of Chartered Secretaries Australia, July, vol. 64, no. 6, pp. 334 – 336. (Sharp_Centro_CSA) Lessons for Directors concerning transparency from the Centro case & National Safety Council
Sharp, C.A. (2004). “Can Governance Learn? Can we measure what is appropriate and the ‘just’ D.E.S.E.R.T.s (c) in the form of the Directors’ Effectiveness Self-Evaluation Research Tool Paper presented as guest speaker for the Centre for Public Policy Forum, University of Melbourne, 8th June, 2004 (SHARP_CanOG_learnMelbUni6-04) Outlines four preliminary case studies using D.E.S.E.R.T.
Sharp, C.A. (2002), “Measuring Organisational Governance: Through Transparency to Trust in Governance of Nonprofit Organisations”. Public Interest (Qlnd Branch of Institute of Public Administration of Australia), December, pp. 18 – 21. (DrColinSharp_MeasuringOrgGovernance) Addresses how Nonprofits and Government need transparent measurement to restore public trust
Sharp, C.A. (2005). WORKSHOP: AES 2005 Brisbane “D.E.S.E.R.T.(c2005) (Directors’ Effectiveness Self Evaluation Research Tool)” Paper for the Brisbane AES 2005 Workshop  Directors’ Effectiveness Self Evaluation Research Tool (AES_Conf05_WorkshopDESERT) Explains the Australian Governance Standards, Director’s duties & relevance of self-evaluation of directors.
Sharp, C.A. (1999, 2005). D.E.S.E.R.T.(c) Directors’ Effectiveness Self Evaluation Research Tool Form for Directors’ Effectiveness Self Evaluation Research Tool (D.E.R.S.E.R.T_ International) Proforma for self-evaluation of/by directors using GAS to review their role and performance
Sharp, C.A. & Stock, H. (2005). “In search of a program logic for the evaluation of corporate governance and organisational performance”. Evaluation Journal of Australasia, vol. 5 (new series) no. 2, pp. 48 – 59. (Sharp+Stock05) Questions whether there is sufficient program logic & causal linkage to support the results of good governance processes in good organisational performance
Sharp, C.A. (2001, 2010) “Appropriateness in organisational governance” Scorecards for Transparency of Governance of Not-for-Profit Organisations?” Working paper at the National Institute for Governance, University of Canberra (Sharp_OG_appropriateness) Building on Sharp (1994) to clarify the ethical and evaluation approaches to organisational governance
Sharp, C.A. (1999) “Strategic Evaluation –Performance in the service of Corporate Governance” Evaluation Journal of Australasia. Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 5 – 24 (SharpEJA1998) Introduces the concept of strategic evaluation as a role of the Directors of an organisation