I am that I am. We are already connected. Still, if you do need to know more, I go by the name 'Mohan Pandey', used to look like the one in the picture above, and can be reached easily through mohan@mohanpandey.in

Haikus of the Road

The Haikus of the Road
The Road is a great teacher. All we need to do is to observe, carefully, attentively. These 52 Haikus capture an interesting journey. Each of them would force you to stop and think, and then force you to move on ...more

The Corporate Prophet

The Corporate Prophet
CEO of Revered Enterprises, Inc., is leaving the company after a glorious career. His parting meeting with his leadership team turns out to be an interesting dialogue in which the most important concepts of business and management get clarified, and more importantly get integrated in a systems thinking framework.

How do you make sense of the world in the context of your business, or of your business in the context of your role? How are the various organs of an organization linked? How do you balance analysis and synthesis? How do you balance thinking and action? If everything is so complicated, is there something not so complex that can guide you to success? And, what is success, by the way?...more


A new theory of decision-making under risk, the Opportunity-Threat Theory is proposed. Analysis of risk into opportunity and threat components allows description of behavior as a combination of opportunity seeking and threat aversion...more

Investment decisions in pharmaceutical R&D

Between the two extremes of NPV and real options approaches, there lies the simple method of ENPV (expected NPV), which incorporates the virtues of decision-tree analysis and provides an excellent tool for investment decision-making in the pharmaceutical R&D context...more
The thinking of leaders like Nehru, Savarkar and Ambedkar influenced the developing India; Savarkar’s led to the Hindu/Non-Hindu axis, while Ambedkar’s to the Dalit/Non-Dalit Axis, and high income-inequality provided the Rich/Poor axis...more
While the Indian economic reforms initiated 1991 were mandated by a crisis, their continuance by the successive non-Congress governments is not easily explained...more
Coca Cola is famous as an extraordinarily successful example of globalization...more (co-authored)

सो ब्राह्मण कहलाय

सो ब्राह्मण कहलाय
ब्राह्मण! क्या अर्थ है ब्राह्मण का? ब्राह्मणकुल में जन्मा, वो? एक वर्ण ? या, एक जीवनशैली? ऐसे प्रश्न मन में किशोरावस्था से ही गूँजते रहे हैं। कहीं सुना “ब्रह्मजानाति इति ब्राह्मणः”। परन्तु, “अहम् ब्रह्मस्मि” भी कहा गया है। तो क्या, “स्वजानाति इति ब्राह्मणः” मान लूँ ? 
धम्मपद के अंतिम अध्याय में निहित है इस प्रश्न का कदाचित् सर्वोत्तम उत्तर।...और/more

So Brahman Kahalay (That's called a Brahman)
The Buddha describes the Brahman.

कौन नहीं जानता ग़ालिब को।
ग़ालिब की ज़मीन पर लिखी कुछ ग़ज़लें।  उर्दू साहित्य के पितामह को एक भावांजलि।


Yaade-Ghalib (Remembering Ghalib)
A tribute to the great Urdu poet Ghalib.

दृश्य, दृष्टि और दर्शन। अंततः तृप्ति। भिन्न-भिन्न विषयों को टटोलती ये कवितायेँ अंततः पहुंचती हैं बुद्ध के अंतिम दिन की ओर...और/more

Tripti (The Contentment)
The seen, the sight and the seeing. And, finally, the contentment. Touching various subjects along the way these poems reach the very last day of Buddha.

बेंगलुरु के ३० हिंदी कवियों की कविताओं का सौरभ राय द्वारा किया गया संकलन। मेरी २ कवितायें भी इसमें सम्मिलित हैं । ...

Karnakavita (Karnataka Poems)
A collection of poems written by 30 Hindi poets of Bangalore, edited by Sourav Roy. Couple of my poems are included in this anthology.