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Tim London: SA universities won’t change unless mindsets start to shift
TIM LONDON

SA universities won’t change unless mindsets start to shift

The ongoing debates around reform in higher education - specifically the call for "decolonisation" of the curriculum and space - are a piece of a much wider historical, political, and cultural set of issues and contexts.

Jon Foster-Pedley: Are we suppressing creativity in our education system?
JON FOSTER-PEDLEY

Are we suppressing creativity in our education system?

It is a fact that people have talent, but are educators growing these talents? Current teaching tends to only reward perfection or near perfection, based on students getting distinctions.

Roze Phillips: How to prepare for robots in the workplace
ROZE PHILLIPS

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.

Frances Williams: Starting to start
FRANCES WILLIAMS

Starting to start

Start small and with each accomplishment you can build your skills and enlarge your goals.

Marshall Goldsmith: The one thing great leaders never do
MARSHALL GOLDSMITH

The one thing great leaders never do

The ever-increasing presence of knowledge workers (people who know more about what they are doing than their boss does) presents challenges to modern-day leaders that their counterparts in years gone by were not called to address.

Barney Jordaan: Dismissal for ill health
BARNEY JORDAAN

Dismissal for ill health

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

Jeff Haden: 3 ways your sales team can outshine the competition
JEFF HADEN

3 ways your sales team can outshine the competition

Business isn't a zero-sum game, but still: It's a competition your sales team needs to win.

Owen Skae: Ford South Africa reacted badly in a crisis
OWEN SKAE

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.

Dion Chang: What’s trending now?
DION CHANG

What’s trending now?

They’re calling 2017 technology’s Year of the Voice thanks to the commercial tipping point of Voice activated IPA’s.

Alan Hosking: How can you get the truth from employees?
ALAN HOSKING

How can you get the truth from employees?

Exit interviews have been around for a little while now. While they may sound like a good idea on paper, they were probably devised by someone who couldn’t bring themselves to face the truth.

Clem Sunter: 2017
CLEM SUNTER

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.

Peter Bregman: Execution is a people problem, not a strategy problem
PETER BREGMAN

Execution is a people problem, not a strategy problem

While strategy development and communication are about knowing something, strategy execution is about doing something. And the gap between what you know and what you do is often huge.

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.