David De Cremer, Harvard Business Review, July 21, 2016

Sunlight, as the saying goes, is the best disinfectant. And it’s tempting to think that if we just shine a light on wrongdoing, wrongdoing will go away.

It’s never been easier to collect information on what we’re doing and to share that information with the world. But before we open up completely, we should be aware that transparency is not a universal solution — and may even create new problems. […read more]