Coherence

Corporate Governance and Ethical Leadership

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“There are seven things that will destroy us: Wealth without work; Pleasure without conscience; Knowledge without character; Religion without sacrifice; Politics without principle; Science without humanity; Business without ethics”. Mahatma Gandhi. When you evaluate the reasons for the collapse of global companies such as Enron, Tyco, Lehman Brothers, WorldCom, Global Crossing, and Indian company Satyam …

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Build Your Leadership Brand

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“Your personal brand is a promise to your clients… a promise of quality, consistency, competency, and reliability.”  Jason Hartman. These are the days of branding to stand out from others. As every individual has a name, you must also have a brand for yourself to stand out from others. It serves as an image and …

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Non-Performing Assets of the UN

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“A manager’s task is to make the strengths of people effective and their weakness irrelevant–and that applies fully as much to the manager’s boss as it applies to the manager’s subordinates.” Peter Drucker. “Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.” John Rockefeller. In a classic definition, what …

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UN vs Press Freedom

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On 29 April 2010, UN Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, made these Remarks at observance of World Press Freedom Day: Thank you, Mr. Akasaka, Under-Secretary-General for DPI, Excellency Dr Mohamad; Acting President of the GA, Your Excellency Ambassador Monteiro Lima; Chair of COI, President of UNCA, Mr Pioli; Ms Alfsen of UNESCO, Excellencies, Dear Colleagues, Ladies …

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UN Whistle-Blower Protection

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This is a quick review of a UN Whistle-Blower Protection case through the Prism of Law of Dharma.  Order number 19 (NY/2010) of the UN Disputes Tribunal, 3 Feb 2010, Wasserstrom vs UN Secretary-General. “You have a right to action/work; but not to its fruits (results). Don’t be motivated by rewards/results, nor become a prisoner …

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Alchemy of Change and Courage

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“Become yourself the change that you want to see in others and in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi. Having reviewed the judgements/decisions of the newly established UN Disputes Tribunal (July-Dec 2009) and having analysed the fundamentals of UN reform in three broad sectors – operations/administration; human resources/human assets management; and the area of geo-politics, I would …

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