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Tina Fordham, partner, Avonhurst
Study: SA's post-Covid market risk raises red flagsArticle

A study to analyse global markets in the aftermath of Covid-19, shows that South Africa has raised red flags, along with the US, Brazil, Turkey, Russia, and Central and Southern Europe

25 Mar 2021

Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment Trust
Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment TrustArticle

June 2020 saw Omni HR formalise its partnership with the WYE Trust, after working in partnership with the organisation since its inception in 2018...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 2 Mar 2021

#BizTrends2021: Leadership during Covid-19 and beyond
#BizTrends2021: Leadership during Covid-19 and beyondArticle

Popularised by the US Army as a result of the extreme conditions in Afghanistan and Iraq, the acronym VUCA - volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity - was widely used to refer to our pre-Covid world... Then the pandemic hit...

Faeeza Khan 4 Jan 2021

Empowering the modern workforce: HR trends for 2020 and beyond
Empowering the modern workforce: HR trends for 2020 and beyondArticle

Tshepo Yvonne Mosadi, human resources director at Heineken South Africa, provides some HR trends to help managers build a foundation for success in 2021 and beyond...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 8 Dec 2020

AWS, Dimension Data establish cloud education collaboration
AWS, Dimension Data establish cloud education collaborationArticle

Amazon Web Services' (AWS) skills development arm, AWS Training and Certification has formed a collaboration with Dimension Data's Enterprise and Supplier Development team to provide essential cloud education to key beneficiaries of the system integrator's Enterprise Supplier Development (ESD) programme...

18 Nov 2020

New skills needed to manage supply chain distribution
New skills needed to manage supply chain distributionArticle

While organisations have excelled at getting the basics of supply chain right, there are a whole new set of skills they need...

30 Sep 2020

M&A in Africa: Bleak skies overhead, but the future looks brighter - Part 1
M&A in Africa: Bleak skies overhead, but the future looks brighter - Part 1Article

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have decreased across Africa in the first half of 2020 in terms of both volume and value, with some exceptions. Going forward, dark clouds remain over the M&A market in Africa in the short-term, but recent developments brighten the continent's prospects for medium-term recovery...

17 Jul 2020

A four-step approach to building business continuity
A four-step approach to building business continuityArticle

The role of procurement is about ensuring that business operations continue like clockwork no matter how disrupted the business environment is. This involves understanding the current environment...

Paulo de Matos 3 Jul 2020

Programme to connect future South African leaders to global conversation in a post-Covid-19 world
Programme to connect future South African leaders to global conversation in a post-Covid-19 worldArticle

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business has become the first business school in sub-Saharan Africa to join CEMS - Global Alliance in Management Education...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 19 May 2020

Introducing Development Stack! A progressive solution to human capital skills development
Introducing Development Stack! A progressive solution to human capital skills developmentArticle

Omni HR Consulting recently introduced the Omni Development Stack, a purpose-built model aimed to support organisations with industry-relevant training and development solutions...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 9 Mar 2020

Can coaching help transform the leadership crisis?
Can coaching help transform the leadership crisis?Article

Executive leadership coach and trainer Sally-Ann Burgess will be presenting a talk on 'Leadership coaching in Africa' at the Sacap Durban Campus on the 12 March 2020...

Issued by SACAP 4 Mar 2020

rett Rogers, culture lead at Cape Town advertising agency HaveYouHeard and content curator for In_
#BizTrends2020: Pop culture and its drivers in 2020Article

When it comes to the youth segment, the drivers of popular culture hinge on their expression of themselves within the Zeitgeist, and are often a rebellion and reaction against the dominant forces trying to shape them...

Brett Rogers 19 Dec 2019

5 leadership lessons from key events during 2019
5 leadership lessons from key events during 2019Article

Some may argue that 2019 has been a tough year - consider organisations such as SAA which continues on what seems to be a downward spiral. It wasn't all doom and gloom though. Whether linked to positive or sad news stories, several local and foreign leaders have made us stop and think about how we are leading and living...

Brian Eagar 5 Dec 2019

A BCom to empower Africa's youth towards a brighter future
A BCom to empower Africa's youth towards a brighter futureArticle

AFDA has identified the possibilities of growing the AFDA School of Business Innovation & Technology...

Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 5 Dec 2019

SACAP launches 21st century business management degree
SACAP launches 21st century business management degreeArticle

SACAP (the South African College of Applied Psychology) is building on its unique offering of social sciences education programmes that blend highly relevant business and psychology majors...

Issued by SACAP 22 Nov 2019

How can different generations motivate each other in the modern workplace?
How can different generations motivate each other in the modern workplace?Article

Each and every working environment is different and this can be challenging to navigate - particularly when different generations have to work together. This is because each generation has its own way of working and typically believes that their way of working is better. This creates tension that can quickly become counterproductive, so organisations need to find new and clever ways of getting different groups to work together towards a common goal.

Taelo Mojapelo 7 Nov 2019

Why wellness needs to be a business transformation priority
Why wellness needs to be a business transformation priorityArticle

When the acronym VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) was coined by the US Army in the 1990s to describe how crazy the post-Cold War years were, those early proponents had no idea that this would continue to be true for years to come...

Issued by The Change Consulting Group 30 Jul 2019

The race for relevance in the 4th Industrial Revolution is on
The race for relevance in the 4th Industrial Revolution is onArticle

Technology innovation has the power create new value and African business needs to get on board or risk irrelevance argued industry leaders at a recent Business for Tomorrow conference...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 20 Sep 2018

Policy specialist, Theo Venter
Amid the chaos, Vuca is the new normal in SAArticle

Vuca - the acronym for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity - is the new normal within the South African political context, said policy specialist, Theo Venter...

Nicci Botha 12 Sep 2018

Challenging and contrarian teams are key to business innovation
Challenging and contrarian teams are key to business innovationArticle

Being open to new things and the ideas of others should always be part of the strategic conversation, as it is in this environment that business innovation can thrive, says business strategist and advisor, Dr Grant Sieff...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 12 Jun 2018

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Generation Z - Chasing butterflies (Part 1)Article

In some ways, Gen Z could be compared to a butterfly. Some are in a state of metamorphosis and some are already spreading their wings. On a more profound level, as they not only go through radical transformation but also radically transform the world that they affect...

Marthinus Van Loggerenberg and Tuelo Lechuti 17 May 2018

Women leaders: Now is the time to have a voice (and own it)
Women leaders: Now is the time to have a voice (and own it)Article

Do you truly get that your opinion needs to be heard? Women in leadership deserve a bigger voice...

Anja van Beek 24 Jan 2018

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Marketing leadership in the new worldArticle

A brand is a symbol of the organisation, but reputation is the overall trust and appreciation that observers feel for the organisation. Marketers focus on the identity and brand of an organisation, but externally the image of the organisation is the perception of observers...

Danette Breitenbach 23 Jun 2017

Emotion sharing at work leads to greater productivity, innovation
Emotion sharing at work leads to greater productivity, innovationArticle

Recent research from London Business School has shown that encouraging people to bottle up their emotions, whether good or bad, can hinder them and their organisation...

Dammon Rice 26 May 2017

GIBS forum on leadership and strategy - lessons from the military with US General George W. Casey
GIBS forum on leadership and strategy - lessons from the military with US General George W. CaseyArticle

General George W. Casey, who served as Chief of Staff of the US Army efforts in Iraq, told a recent GIBS forum that the current unpredictable global political and economic climate requires leaders of vision, courage and character...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 22 Sep 2016

#APEX2016: Eating part of the elephant, not the ant
#APEX2016: Eating part of the elephant, not the antArticle

Collaboration inside agencies, between agencies and between agencies and clients was a reoccurring theme that dominated that the recent APEX Master Class...

Danette Breitenbach 8 Jul 2016

We live in a VUCA world
We live in a VUCA worldArticle

On Thursday, 28 May, the executive chair of Saatchi & Saatchi, Kevin Roberts addressed young creatives and clients on what it takes to be a great creative leader in this day and age...

Beverley Klein 1 Jun 2015

Retailing in the 'VUCA' global environment
Retailing in the 'VUCA' global environmentArticle

Understanding the new, volatile world of retail, and how to thrive as a retail brand in the fast-changing global arena are just two of the topics being unpacked at the 17th annual Congress of the SA Council of Shopping Centres in September.

16 Jul 2013

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