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Latest Features
03 MARCH 2019

Sleep-deprived employees cost South Africa billions

Sleep-deprived employees are at higher risk of life-threatening chronic illness and disability, more likely to cause workplace accidents, less productive and more absent – adding up to an economic liability in the billions.
03 DECEMBER 2018

What drives great entrepreneurs?

There are many people who embark on this challenging journey not out of necessity due to poverty, downscaling or retrenchment, but more out of a desperate desire to find meaning in their work and to make a difference.
03 NOVEMBER 2018

Rationalising corruption: Did the devil make you do it?

Former captain of the South African national cricket team, Hansie Cronje, was not the first and will most probably not be the last to offer ‘The devil made me do it’ as defence when admitting guilt or justifying involvement in corruption.
10 OCTOBER 2018

Can leaders commit moral treason?

Repeated calls are made that – in the light of Zuma and the Guptas – politicians should act and vote ‘according to their conscience’.
09 OCTOBER 2018

The PGD in Leadership Development

We would like to introduce David Makhoali, our first student blogger who will be sharing his Leadership Development journey throughout the course of the year at USB.
01 MAY 2018

The principles of strategic management for good leaders

Strategic management is largely what it says on the tin: employing a strategic framework to achieve short- and long-term business objectives consistently and efficiently.
05 FEBRUARY 2018

Re-wire your brain to be a wiser leader

By understanding the neuroscientific principles underlying leadership, interventions can be developed to optimise the performance of leaders, their teams, and organisations.
05 DECEMBER 2017

The evolution of leadership

Leadership has evolved to the extent that our human context has evolved: on a primal level we respond to the same leadership cues, but this will always be filtered through our social, technological and professional environments.
04 DECEMBER 2017

Share repurchases and directors’ remuneration

The first comprehensive share repurchase database covering the period 1999 - 2009 was compiled at the University of Stellenbosch Business School and found that share repurchases are much more prevalent (than expected) in this country.

How to make difficult decisions

Have you ever spent nights lying awake, wondering what decision to take, a decision that could have a long-lasting effect on your life, those nearest to you or your organisation?

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