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Procrastination? There’s an app for that

Procrastination? There’s an app for that

Procrastination affects 45% of adults at some point in their lives and a quarter of adults describe themselves as procrastinators.

Exxaro’s new partnership with GIBS empowers entrepreneurs

Exxaro’s new partnership with GIBS empowers entrepreneurs

Exxaro, one of South Africa’s largest black-empowered resource companies, has announced a new supplier development partnership with internationally accredited University of Pretoria’s, Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).

Annual leave in the Covid-19 context

Annual leave in the Covid-19 context

As we approach the end of a very unusual year, employers are faced with multiple questions surrounding annual leave entitlement.

Covid-19 is changing where we work and what we do

Covid-19 is changing where we work and what we do

Remote work isn’t new. It’s long been trending at Silicon Valley start-ups and some old-school companies that begrudgingly allowed it as a perk for special employees. But, thanks to Covid-19, it’s being implemented at speed and scale.

Africa's ecommerce portal goes live

Africa's ecommerce portal goes live

A singular space to define innovation and entrepreneurship in the African ecommerce sector.

An alternative economic strategy for South Africa

An alternative economic strategy for South Africa

An alternative economic strategy for South Africa, proposed by Dr Nthabiseng Moleko and Prof Mark Swilling could see GDP doubling in 10 years, 10-million people moving out of poverty, and unemployment cut by two-thirds to 12% by 2030.

The grass isn’t always greener in the home office

The grass isn’t always greener in the home office

Working from home has been a blessing for some but brought new demands and strains for others – including a rise in mental health issues.

Which curve to flatten: Coronavirus vs economic growth?

Which curve to flatten: Coronavirus vs economic growth?

As we learn to co-exist with Covid-19, we are better placed to evaluate the actions taken by governments to combat the spread of the virus and assess the economic trade-offs.

Enabler or victim? KPMG SA and State Capture

Enabler or victim? KPMG SA and State Capture

What happens to an organisation when good governance and warning signs are ignored?

Do wealthy people deserve to be rich?

Do wealthy people deserve to be rich?

The public perception of wealth influences how policy makers address the problem of economic inequality.

Funders are not seeing the big picture in South Africa

Funders are not seeing the big picture in South Africa

An award-winning case study on local digital animation filmmaker, Triggerfish, has highlighted the absurdity of lack of access to funding for SMEs operating in the creative space.

What will the world look like in 2030?

What will the world look like in 2030?

Big demographic, economic and technological changes are coming.

Flexible working causing company culture concerns

Flexible working causing company culture concerns

HR teams are concerned about the impact flexible working will have on company culture.

GIBS/TWIMS MBA Manufacturing Ambassador Scholarship

GIBS/TWIMS MBA Manufacturing Ambassador Scholarship

The Toyota Wessels Institute for Manufacturing Studies (TWIMS) in partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) is offering ten scholarships for the 2020 intake for the GIBS/TWIMS MBA manufacturing focus.

WBS puts Africa at the centre of its Master’s programme

WBS puts Africa at the centre of its Master’s programme

Finance is the very pillar of business. Or, as Professor Kalu Ojah of Wits Business School puts it, it is the "blood in the veins" of all corporate and state-owned entities.

An event for leaders

An event for leaders

Join Africa's largest gathering of business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs on 31 Aug to 3 Sep 2021 at Sandton Convention Centre. Network with peers, challenge conventional thinking and learn from top CEOs and entrepreneurs.