The thinking man (and woman) has always been hungry for knowledge to inform our every day decisions. When access to information is threatened, it only seems to increase that appetite. This is especially true in light of recent news events about banking scandals and government secrecy. The more that is withheld from us, the more we demand transparency.
The subprime mortgage debacle turned the lending industry on its head and now Barclays' LIBOR scandal is about to do the same to global banks.
Today, we explore the concept of transparency in this high-tech information age and the increasing need for business leaders and policy makers to maintain credibility through governance and accountability.