Who wins in the Mindtree saga?

Why did V G Siddhartha not sell back his shares to Mindtree or other friendly investors? What were the compulsions?

Company should follow A M Naik’s footsteps to thwart L&T’s takeover bid 	Photo: Saggere Radhakrishna

Pankaj Chandra
From raag Malkauns to Guernica, from the splendor of moon-landing to the first gush of water in Aswan dam — all have been constructed to evoke a sense of uniqueness, unusual human achievement, and beauty that heighten our inner sensibilities. Organisations are somewhat like that — lifeblood for many, saviour for others, but above all termed beautiful or ugly based on how they conduct themselves and evoke the inner sensibilities of employees, customers and shareholders. 

As a former independent director of Mindtree, the value of the beauty of its organisational culture, which is in the eye of the beholder, is
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First Published: May 07 2019 | 10:39 PM IST

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