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CORPORATE SCANDALS ARE BAD FOR EVERYBODY When we have high-profile corporate scandals like Steinhoff and the associated frenzy that affected companies like Capitec and Aspen, every person in the country is affected. Shareholders and bondholders lose billions while pensioners and unit trust investors also take losses.
These losses and increased speculation unsettled the entire stock market. These are just the short-term effects; the longer-term damage will only be felt in the months and years
20 Mar 2018
WOMEN IN MANAGEMENT SAIM advocating for progress of women in management
To celebrate International Women’s Day, South African Institute of Management launched SAIM Women. Chief Operating Officer at SAIM, Varaidzo Mhangami says we are working to
19 Mar 2018
STEINHOFF - THE DROWNED FROG In relation to the Steinhoff debacle, I’ve been thinking about Yale historian Timothy Snyder’s book on tyranny. In his preface he makes the point that history does not repeat, but it does instruct.
Steinhoff’s share price plummet has sent a shockwave throughout the country in one of South Africa’s biggest corporate failures ever. There are people working very
27 Feb 2018 - P. O. S. / D. o. R. B. S.
EMBRACING CHANGE The man behind Pyrotec is a self-confessed autocrat who has learnt to change his management style, inspire his team, and steer his company through the rise and fall of the economy, the turn-around of SA’s political landscape, the explosion of technology and shifts in consumer expectations
Last year marked the 50th anniversary of Pyrotec, a privately-owned and managed business that was established in 1966 and continues to offer industry-leading product
10 Oct 2017
TOWARDS A LEADERSHIP STANDARD FOR SOUTH AFRICA Setting a benchmark for leaders
When we consider the current problems in organisations and society in general, it is evident that we face a leadership vacuum in most areas of business, government and
24 Aug 2017
LEADERSHIP STANDARD Why do we need a leadership standard?
When the sustainability of institutions is at threat because of poor leadership, it is evident that something must be done to improve leadership in organisations.  Even when
24 Aug 2017 - M. M.
WHY YOU SHOULD USE ONLINE ASSESSMENTS More and more, the world of psychometric assessments is moving towards the digital space
More and more, the world of psychometric assessments is moving towards the digital space as the use of technology accelerates. It is becoming less feasible to conduct face-to-face
28 Jun 2017
THE ROLE OF PR IN LEAD GENERATION The role of PR in lead generation
With the economy in a state of unprecedented instability, businesses are increasingly looking to see real and measurable results from their marketing efforts. In light of this
21 Apr 2017
SPREADING THE CUSTOMER BASE The South African and global insurance industry took a hard knock in 2015
The South African and global insurance industry took a hard knock in 2015, marking the end of the usual way in which the industry operates. Declining global commodity prices,
18 Apr 2017
ONCE UPON A TIME The ancient art of storytelling can play a major role in building effective leadership
Storytelling has proven to be the most influential form of communication and a skill that is central to leadership effectiveness. Stories can inspire people far more than a
18 Apr 2017




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