Category: risk

Sensor sensibility in governance

A PwC survey found in 2015 that nine out of 10 CEOs believe they “should champion the use of digital technologies to get the …
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Living in "interesting times"

Would you rather be a dog in peaceful times? Or a human in chaotic times? When asked this, most people of course pick “human …
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Of Gardening and Leadership

(Bluebells in the woods near my house (c) Shefaly Yogendra) An old English lady once gave me some capital advice on creating a garden …
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The design challenge called Indian traffic [2]

An earlier, admittedly ranty post documented the weirdness that is Indian traffic. Though it focused more on vehicular traffic than on pedestrians, any good …
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The design challenge called Indian traffic [1]

India’s traffic problem is real. No, seriously. Indian drivers makes Italians look tame and Londoners look like novice drivers. India also has the dubious …
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Our mothers, ourselves and risk literacy

The web is on fire with Ms Angelina Jolie’s honest and unsentimental account of her elective, prophylactic double mastectomy, appearing in the New York …
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Four for Friday (15)

This week’s eclectic, interesting reads: The hall of shame? A list of VCs with no female investing partners. One step closer to Eternal Sunshine …
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Lost opportunities: Mahatma Gandhi and Gwen Thompson

To most people, Mahatma Gandhi stands for truth and non-violence. There is also a subtext of renunciation, austerity, simplicity and community. There was a …
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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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