Monthly Archives: October 2013

Corporate Governance Assessment

“Organisations need to practice qualitative corporate governance rather than quantitative governance thereby ensuring it is properly run,” Mervyn King (Chairman: King Report) The purpose of this analysis is to assess the extent to which the Business Today TOP TWENTY FIVE … Continue reading

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How can governments enable business?

In many countries public policy stifles business. The bureaucrats or government officials don’t want to make it too easy for business, because that will reduce their side income. So, ease of doing business is not a criteria for them. Sri … Continue reading

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Why look for problems and not ‘the opportunities’?

I returned from a visit to the northern part of Sri Lanka, today and now understand why it’s difficult to live in post war times. Once the many limitations of war times are removed and better infrastructure is put in … Continue reading

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Governing Work-Life balance

Adam was a hardworking father, who delivered bread as a living to support his wife and three children. He spent all his evenings after work attending classes, hoping to improve himself so that he could one day find a better … Continue reading

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Don’t say “I don’t care”

“First they came …” is a famous statement and provocative poem attributed to pastor Martin Niemöller (1892–1984) about the group of German intellectuals following the Nazis’ rise to power and the subsequent purging of their chosen targets, group after group. … Continue reading

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Governing without Recognition

Some companies are governed not to give recognition to the deserved. After reading this you may think its a good thing! The man who talks the most takes the credit and eventually calls himself the leader. But, some of them … Continue reading

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