Mismanagement

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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What is Inner City Press?

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A news website that claims to conduct hard-hitting investigative journalism on the United Nations faces questions over its credibility and motives. The Inner City Press posts articles with on-the-record quotes by high-level UN officials while exposing shocking details of alleged corruption. This seems relevant for the mainstream media, since there are many rumors and innuendos …

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Appeal to UN General Assembly

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When you mention a famous race horse, they always ask, “from which stable?”  The stable is important, as it establishes the ancestry, authenticity and the breed. When you name a lawyer who has done well, people ask you, “from which chamber?”  The Chamber is important. It establishes the hierarchy and cultural tradition in which the …

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UN Justice and Abuse

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Here is another real-life case of injustice, abuse of authority and mismanagement by the United Nations. This case ruined the life of a  dedicated UN staff member and destroyed his career after 24 years of loyal services to the UN. This is the case (unedited) as told by the victim: QUOTE A. The administration decision for …

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Bravo! Judge Adams

UN Judges

New sunshine exposing the muck around… Can this be cleared sooner than later? Ref: UNDT Judgment UNDT/2010/001/R, 6 January 2010, and UNDT Judgment UNDT/2010/030, 22 February 2010. Abboud vs Secretary-General of the United Nations. To say in one sentence: the twenty-five pages of judgment UNDT/2010/001/R, 6 January 2010, while upholding applicant’s appeal and awarding a …

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Making Sense of it All – II

Justice Delayed

“In a democratic framework nothing is flawless, but the real strength of a true democracy is its ability to correct the flaws in time and eliminate repetition.” Indian Cabinet Minister (probably in his wisdom mode). Reading through the judgments, orders, etc. especially of late 2009 and of the UNDTs in all the three locations; New …

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Making Sense of it All

Waiting For Justice

“We must admit, at least the possibility, that everything we believe to be true is not (or may not be) true.”  Thomas M. Easley in his book “The Mechanics of GOD”. Isn’t it true that the UN staff had to wait over 50+ years to see some kind of reform of the dysfunctional and disabled …

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