Monthly Archives: February 2016

Good governance has no shortcuts, Sri Lanka!

“Corruption, embezzlement, fraud, these are all characteristics which exist everywhere. It is regrettably the way human nature functions, whether we like it or not. What successful economies do is keep it to a minimum. No one has ever eliminated any … Continue reading

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Rationalization the final side of the Fraud Triangle and CEOs

CEOs of companies sometimes don’t realize the impact of their actions, on the control environment and fraudulent behavior of people they lead. The “Fraud Triangle” is used to explain the factors driving fraudulent behaviour and look for red flags in … Continue reading

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Code of Ethics for Board of Directors

Many so called good companies have a code of ethics and conduct for their employees and stop short of acknowledging if it applies to the Board of Directors. It is normally camouflaged with a compliance statement by the staff. Directors … Continue reading

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“You say it best when you say nothing at all”

Notting Hill is a 1999 British romantic comedy set in Notting Hill, London, staring Hugh Grant & Julia Robert. I love the lyrics in the song ‘A smile on your face’ and if you’ve seen the movie you know what … Continue reading

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