Is Going Public the Right Move for Your Company?

One of the issues Google's management must face after the IPO is their obligations of disclosure to the public about their plans and expectations. This article by Theodore F. di Stefano from e-commerce times explores these issues, stating :

"Some people are extremely private and want no one to know their business. But if you bring your company public, everyone will know your business. Yes, your annual salary, perks, potential conflicts of interest and details about the board of directors that you have chosen are all available to the general public -- even to your neighbors, if they are so inclined to inquire. "