Ask not why VW failed to measure upto, Ask why am I grappled with How To Measure? Resolve with one & the Only Corporate Management Operating System

  • Correcting the fault lines in Volkswagen needs fundamental change of corporate restructuring.
  • Ethics is subtler than the subtle that aligning Fiscal Responsibility to Ethical Responsibility is a challenge only a few companies are structured to undertake. Spreadsheet structure is an anomaly.

  • Let us watch how Volkswagen takes it?


Jayaraman Rajah Iyer

Kodaikanal, India


4th October 2015



Connecting the Dots .gov, .com, .edu.. – Intellectual Capital of The State of Israel – Case Study by IBCM

Intangible Connecting the Dots – .gov, .com, .edu, .. Intellectual Capital of The state of Israel – Case Study by IBCM

I am pleased to release this Research Paper from IBCM a Case Study on Intellectual Capital of The State of Israel. The State of Israel has done exceptionally well in Human Resources utilization for the growth and achievements, that are many, of the country. Countries like India that waste Agricultural Produce in millions of tonnes while millions are languishing in utter poverty and die of hunger, must learn how to use the resources entrusted to their care. In India Human Capital is deliberately undermined with religious animosity fanned to inflame hatred and violence, as a State Policy. Continue reading

Corporate World, listen to Anna Hazare, but don’t forget Liu Xiaobo for #Sustainability Leadership

Corporate World, listen to Anna Hazare, but don’t forget Liu Xiaobo for #Sustainability Leadership


Bajaj Industries – Corporate Sustainability Leadership

Jamnalal Bajaj (4 November 1884 – 11 February 1942) was a Rajasthani industrialist, a philanthropist, and Indian independence fighter. He was also a close associate and follower of Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi is known to have adopted him as his son. Several institutions in India bears his name, including the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. Continue reading

Index of Inactivity measuring SAP’s #Sustainability Leadership of UNGC

SAP’s 2010 Sustainability Report – UN Global Compact – The 10 Principles – Ranking by IBCM

  • In the context of SAP’s 2010 Sustainability Report, IBCM has analyzed their report in particular, UN Global Compact – Principle 1 ~ 10
  • Each Principle has several issue areas under different notations such as HR, LA, EC, EN etc. and each one of the issue areas are covered totaling 68. Continue reading

Rankings, RoI & #CSR Function – Response to 3 Challenges for CSR Executives – of

Another interesting poser from Aman Singh Das of vault-com – 3 Challenges for CSR Executives that IBCMi is pleased to place its views. All the 3 challenges stand as of now independent, meaning the connectivity between one and the other is not apparent. Again the interesting comments from the participants give an insight into ‘the holistic concept of CSR versus siloing it to define volunteering, philanthropy or environmental work.‘. If Connie Lindsey spoke candidly about her love for finance, and the misinterpretation that CSR suffers from, Crespin statement “Companies‘ willingness to disclose and be measured makes them more effective managers of business risks”, reflect the unending desire to excel in CSR individually and collectively. Continue reading

Subtle and Gross of Corporate Sustainability Leadership

Subtle and Gross

In the Blueprint for Corporate Sustainability Leadership released by United Nations Global Compact, “corporate sustainability is defined as a company’s delivery of long-term value in financial, social, environmental and ethical terms. It thus covers all principles and issue areas of the UN Global Compact.”

Ethics is subtler than the subtle, whereas financial terms are utterly gross. Corporate deals Continue reading

Corporate Social Responsibility CSR 2.0

This is my comment submitted on the Article: CSR 2.0 Competitive Advantage for the Future, by Alberto Andreu Pinillos, Global Director of Reputation, CSR, Brand and Sustainability, Telefnica SA.,

Thanks to Alberto for having sent me his paper titled CSR 2.0 Competitive Advantage for the Future that was originally presented by him at for the annual Reputation institute seminar, 5 May 2010, Institute of Directors, London. He has raised important questions and offered solutions for a competitive advantage for the future with a proposal CSR 2.0.  I am pleased to comment on the same with the extract from his paper followed by my comments in blockquote following. This blog is in its entirety devoted to my theory of Inactivity Based Cost Management [IBCM] that I have authored with a sub-title Measurement of Intangible: Governance, Ethical & Fiscal Responsibility and Accountability, where every one of these terms including Intangible is defined and buttonholed. So my comments indicated as IBCM will have the perspective of Alberto’s paper analyzed.

Jayaraman Rajah Iyer Continue reading