Category: governance

Google's China Game

This morning, my Twitter stream was full of two things: Google’s planned exit from China and the Haitian earthquake. The BBC reported the Google …
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Whose data are they anyway?

What a difference two days make! First, T-Mobile in the UK informed the Information Commissioner’s Office that some of its own rogue employees had …
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Satyam, corporate governance and emerging markets

Perhaps the most tragic thing about the Satyam saga is the name of the company. Satyam means ‘the truth’ and the company’s fortunes have …
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Trust as 'social currency'

Working on the cusp of regulation, investment and strategy, I often think about the role of trust in the information flows that inform investment …
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Democracy 2.0?

The term ‘Web 2.0’ has been in use for over 5 years now, although there is some – irrelevant in my view – dispute …
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Exemplar organisations, moral dilemmas and academic freedom

Marginal Revolution writes about a new NBER paper from Roland Fryer and Freakonomist Steven Levitt. The summary says (full text of the paper here): …
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The Workplace Bully

Workplace bullies are remarkably common. They adversely affect productivity and morale, and must be dealt with.
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