publication . Article . 2016

An analysis of Cobit 5 as a framework for the implementation of it governance with reference to King III

L Maseko; Ben Marx;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Feb 2016 Journal: Risk Governance & Control: Financial Markets & Institutions (issn: 2077-429X, eissn: 2077-4303, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Publishing house "Virtus Interpress"
<jats:p>Owing to the complexity and general lack of understanding of information technology (“IT”), the management of IT is often treated as a separately managed value-providing asset. This has resulted in IT rarely receiving the necessary attention of the board, thus creating a disconnect between the board and IT. The King Code of Governance for South Africa 2009 (hereafter referred to as “King III”) provides principles and recommended practices for effective IT governance in order to create a greater awareness at board level. King III, however, provides no detailed guidance with regard to the practical implementation of these principles and practices. It is wo...
free text keywords: Board, IT Governance, King III, COBIT 5, Governance Activities, Finance, HG1-9999, Strategy and Management, Economics and Econometrics, Public administration, Corporate governance, COBIT, Political science
Related Organizations
53 references, page 1 of 4

Afzali, P., Azmayandeh, E., Nassiri, R., & Shabgahi, G. L. (2010, November). Effective governance through simultaneous use of COBIT and Val IT. [OpenAIRE]

International Conference on Education and Management Technology: 46-50 Aka, PC. (2007). Corporate Governance in South Africa: Analyzing the Dynamics of Corporate Governance Reforms in the “Rainbow Nation”.

North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, 33: 220 - 292.

Ali, S., & Green, P. (2012). Effective information technology (IT) governance mechanisms: An IT outsourcing perspective. Information Systems Frontiers,14(2), 179 - 193.

4. Almeida, R., Pereira, R., & da Silva, MM. (2013). IT Governance Mechanisms: A Literature Review. In Exploring Services Science: 186 - 199. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

5. Bensaou, BM., & Earl, M. (1998). Information Technology in Japan: Are there Lessons for the West?. In Information Technology and Industrial Competitiveness. 153 - 174. Springer US.

6. Bhattacharjya, J., & Chang, V. (2009). Adoption and Implementation of IT Governance: Cases from Australian Higher Education. In Information Technology Governance and Service Management: Frameworks and Adaptations: 82-100. Edited by A. Cater-Steel. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-60566-008-0.ch003

7. Botha, DP. (2014). Bridging the Information Technology (IT) gap in South Africa through a step by step approach to IT governance. (Master's dissertation). Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University. Available from:

8. Butler, R. & Butler, MJ. (2010). Beyond King III: Assigning accountability for IT governance in South African enterprises. South African Journal of Business, 41(3): 33 - 45.

9. Chalaris, I., Lemos, PP., & Chalaris, M. (2005). IT Governance: The Safe Way to Effective and Efficient Governance. E-Journal of Science and Technology, 1(1), 59 -63.

10. Coertze, J., & von Solms, R. (2013). The Board and IT Governance: A Replicative Study. African Journal of Business Management, 7(35): 3358-3373. [OpenAIRE]

11. Damianides, M. 2005. Sarbanes-Oxley and IT governance: New guidelines on IT control and compliance, Information Systems Management, 22(1): 77-85.

12. De Haes, S., & Van Grembergen, W. (2004). IT governance and its mechanisms. Available from: introduction_to_the_minitrack_it_governance_and _its_mechanisms.pdf

13. De Haes, S. & Van Grembergen, W. (2008). Practices in IT Governance and Business /IT Alignment. Information Systems Control Journal, Volume 2

14. De Haes, S., & Van Grembergen, W. (2012). An Academic Exploration into the Core Principles and Building Blocks of COBIT 5. International Journal of IT/Business Alignment and Governance, 3(2): 51- 63.

53 references, page 1 of 4
Powered by OpenAIRE Open Research Graph
Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue
publication . Article . 2016

An analysis of Cobit 5 as a framework for the implementation of it governance with reference to King III

L Maseko; Ben Marx;