Democracy

Globalization: Ideological Construction or Evident Reality

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Is globalization actually happening? No sooner has academician and local commentators seem to argue that globalization was changing everything in today’s world, that it became fashionable to proclaim the ‘end of globalization’ or the ’death of globalization’ post 9/11. However, this debate about globalization remains quite unfathomable and hence above questions unanswered. Globalization, as argued, …

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ILO Freedom of Association

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Core International Labour Organization Convention on the “Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise” 1948 (No. 87) – The Stand of the Government of India and Arguments in favour of its Ratification. Introduction: International Labour Organization (ILO) The International Labour Organization has its origins at the end of the First World War, …

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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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Monopoly Game

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As the Arab Awakening unfolds, Egypt is going through a transitional state, fighting for democracy and searching for its new identity. A Monopoly Game of a political nature recently emerged in the blustering political arena. A game oddly played by five disparate bickering forces, yet they were the only forces to be involved and affirmed …

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Democracy and Self-Development

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“Development engineering is less about formulas and more about integrity. If an administrator is sensitive to the problems of the public, he can find innovative solutions within the given resources”. Rigzin Samphel, young Indian Administrator in one of the large federal states, with large poor communities. Churchill’s famous dictum: “Democracy is the worst form of …

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