The Centrality of Transparency

The central theme of Governance is transparency, and that transparency should encompass every sphere of activity. The focus has to shift from transparency as predominantly disclosure which is primarily history, but it should also be functional as a dynamic real-time process. One of the serious gaps in this Infosys Saga is the stuttering transparency in matters related to Governance.

Break Glass(House)≠Break Glass(Ceiling)

The Infosys saga disturbed a lot of Professionals and Stock Market watchers. Lot of Pink papers are getting filled with the proper nouns "Infosys", "Vishal Sikka", "Murthy", Common Nouns "Company" "Partnership", Collective nouns "Board", "Committee" and Abstract nouns such as "Governance", "Transparency" etc.,  and I thought let me put some of my thoughts on this topic interrupting my series for a few blogs and focus on the abstract nouns affecting the Infosys saga. This led me to do a brush of Corporate Governance Knowledge. The Introduction is a short write-up on the context of the battle that promises to last for a period longer than Mahabharata or the Daivasura Sangrama. The next few blogs will be on Transparency, the Philosophy of Governance, Legal implications and options and finally the ethical aspects of the imbroglio.

आ नो भद्राः क्रतवो यान्तु विश्वतः Let Noble and Intelligent thoughts come from all directions

This is a beautiful Prayer from Rig Veda. This is a prayer for all Noble thoughts to travel from all directions into us. The flow of and the reception of such thoughts is truly a divine “gift”. Is there a danger of such thought getting taxed under section 56. Hopefully not, but one must qualify … Continue reading आ नो भद्राः क्रतवो यान्तु विश्वतः Let Noble and Intelligent thoughts come from all directions