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Failures of land reform

Failures of land reform

Professor Ruth Hall of the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (Plaas) argues that the failure of land reform was due to lack of political leadership and of clear policy as well as mismanagement and corruption.

Can Tesla avoid a breakdown?

Can Tesla avoid a breakdown?

Tesla is ahead of its competition in many regards. And, despite some recent controversial comments, CEO Elon Musk is considered to be a big reason why. But can the company make the jump from being a niche novelty to mass-market car company?

Siya Kolisi: Entrepreneur and employer

Siya Kolisi: Entrepreneur and employer

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has branched out into small business ownership, which adds him to the ranks of many South African ‘slashers’ who have alternative sources of income to their day jobs.

‘Greatest salesman in the world’ needed a content strategy

‘Greatest salesman in the world’ needed a content strategy

We’re way past 'hit and hope, click and pray'-type marketing.

CEOs should be chief enablement officers

CEOs should be chief enablement officers

Leadership is about energising people rather than issuing orders.

Let's kill leadership

Let's kill leadership

We are conditioned to be led by others, says Jules Goddard. That’s dangerous. We should learn independence.

Building the bank of tomorrow

Building the bank of tomorrow

Sim Tshabalala, CEO of Standard Bank, clearly holds the vision of HP de Villiers and his team from the mid-1980s to early-1990s in high regard.

Managers' four biggest AI challenges

Managers' four biggest AI challenges

AI provides answers, careless of the impact, while humans are looking for discretion and support.

Is this the most persuasive word in the English language?

Is this the most persuasive word in the English language?

Not because of what the word means, but because of what the word means you will do.

Stop sabotaging your career

Stop sabotaging your career

Smart, talented people sometimes derail their own careers.

5 traits of transformative CEOs

5 traits of transformative CEOs

In a fast-moving environment characterised by digitisation, organisations face threats that emerge more rapidly - and from a wider range of competitors - than ever before.

Fuel your happiness: three things happy people do

Fuel your happiness: three things happy people do

We spend most of our waking hours at work. Are we happy?

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.