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Creating a growing knowledge-based economy for Africa

Creating a growing knowledge-based economy for Africa

It is well documented that investing in science and technology-driven innovation is one of the means of driving economic growth in Africa.

Henley open for MBA scholarship applications for 2017

Henley open for MBA scholarship applications for 2017

Henley Business School Africa has opened applications for its 2017 MBA scholarships. Four scholarships are made available each year to potential students applying for the MBA.

Women leaders take time out for self-discovery

Women leaders take time out for self-discovery

For women in the corporate sector, the ‘glass ceiling’ appears to be as stubbornly present as ever.

How to prepare for robots in the workplace

How to prepare for robots in the workplace

Artificial intelligence (AI) - including robotics and cognitive computing - has been one of the top discussions on the minds of business leaders.

What are the ingredients for greatness in business in 2017?

What are the ingredients for greatness in business in 2017?

If there was a ready-made recipe for making a great business we’d all be Mark Zuckerbergs. Yet study enough successful enterprises and it is possible to identify key ingredients that create the potential for greatness.

Is your New Year’s resolution to start your own business?

Is your New Year’s resolution to start your own business?

Aspiring entrepreneurs often flirt with the idea of starting their own business as part of their New Year’s resolutions.

Is Blockchain the next great hope - or hype?

Is Blockchain the next great hope - or hype?

Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin may have captured the public’s fancy – and also engendered a healthy dose of skepticism - but it is their underlying technology that is proving to be of practical benefit to organisations: the blockchain.

Dismissal for ill health

Dismissal for ill health

A distinction must be drawn between temporary and permanent incapacity as a result of ill health.

4 types of female leadership

4 types of female leadership

Ana Marinovic and Steve Tappin explain the four different types of female leadership they've come across.

Ford South Africa reacted badly in a crisis

Ford South Africa reacted badly in a crisis

The Ford Kuga case adds to a growing list of similar experiences in the auto industry which seems incapable of learning from its own history.

2017's global scenarios

2017's global scenarios

Sometimes the future defies all expert predictions, which is why you have to stick to flags, scenarios and probabilities covering a variety of potential futures.

What to do when you don’t know what to do

What to do when you don’t know what to do

If you’re faced with a problem that - being entirely honest with yourself - you simply don’t know how to solve, use these principles to help you innovate, find new solutions and create value.

Follow the masters

Follow the masters

Gain access to South Africa’s top executives, professionals and entrepreneurs – all under one roof.

Entrepreneurship: A culture we need to embrace

Entrepreneurship: A culture we need to embrace

(Successful) entrepreneurship is a key driver to economic growth, writes Gillian Klawansky.

Leaders flock to Leaderex

Leaders flock to Leaderex

New event shines the spotlight on leadership, innovation and potential.

Bring on the coach

Bring on the coach

Free 20-minute personal and executive coaching sessions with some of South Africa’s top business coaches.

Make it your business

Make it your business

Explore business education with some of South Africa’s top tertiary education institutions and business schools.

Future-proof yourself with our degrees

Future-proof yourself with our degrees

The internationally accredited University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) offers MBA, Master’s, MPhil and PhD programmes as well as executive education programmes - all focused on the development of business leadership.