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Is war between China and the US inevitable?

Is war between China and the US inevitable?

Taking lessons from a historical pattern called "Thucydides's Trap," political scientist Graham Allison shows why a rising China and a dominant United States could be headed towards a violent collision no one wants.

Rationalising corruption: Did the devil make you do it?

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.

3 local entrepreneurs share their business challenges

3 local entrepreneurs share their business challenges

Three local entrepreneurs, Tara-Lee de Wit, SJ Koortzen and Carmen Peters unpack the lessons that have helped them get their businesses through the start-up hurdles new companies face, and build sustainable brands.

1 secret to living a longer, more fulfilling life

1 secret to living a longer, more fulfilling life

A decades-long study shows that living an easy, stress-free life won't make you happier - and definitely won't help you live longer.

GE’s leadership problem goes beyond its CEO

GE’s leadership problem goes beyond its CEO

GE has become, as one expert said, "a slow-motion train wreck." Can a change at the top help turn it around?

7 lessons from Tencent's Pony Ma

7 lessons from Tencent's Pony Ma

How the man behind the Chinese goliath keeps innovating.

What a Grade 1 sticker business taught me about business

What a Grade 1 sticker business taught me about business

It’s the very fundamentals that are frequently overlooked amid ambition and "blue sky thinking" - yet, these remain the most crucial element of any business.

A good customer experience can impact repeat business

A good customer experience can impact repeat business

Companies that ensure that customers who want to cancel their services have a positive experience leave the door open for future business.

Why Agile may be fragile

Why Agile may be fragile

The hype around Agile organisations needs some debunking, so that Agile’s actual value can be salvaged.

Why leaders invest so much in failing strategies

Why leaders invest so much in failing strategies

Once you’ve committed to a business strategy, it’s strangely easy to ignore the warning signs.

The Steinhoff story that Markus Jooste left untold

The Steinhoff story that Markus Jooste left untold

Was Jooste telling the whole truth?

What causes financial crises?

What causes financial crises?

Today, the 2008 financial crisis seems like a footnote in history. But like other crises, it has sparked a period of soul-searching. What signs that a crisis was brewing did experts and regulators miss?

Full colour thinking

Full colour thinking

Executive Education at the UCT GSB is rated and respected internationally for the calibre and style of its leadership development programmes.