The world is in an age the business of disruption. A good example of this can be seen in the Starbucks business model, which is beginning to pivot...
Nicol Mullins 15 May 2018
The second edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting local and regional governments was held at the Be Live hotel in Saidia, Morocco last week, where delegates participated in the creation of the Local Africa HR-Net...
3 May 2018
The back-breaking jobs in the agriculture and forestry sectors are some of the most dangerous. To reduce health risks, FAO has published two papers mapping ways to improve worker health and safety...
19 Apr 2018
African countries from South Africa to Ethiopia to Nigeria are pinning some of their hope for economic growth and job creation on industrialisation...
Matthew Kibby 20 Mar 2018
The world of work is evolving, and future-conscious organisations need to be aware of the business implications associated with automation and robotics. A fundamental consideration is how such changes disrupt and affect the world of work and long-standing traditions about the role human beings play in it...
Lusanda Raphulu 8 Feb 2018
Nigerian entrepreneur and business leader, Aliko Dangote told investors: "Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world."
21 Sep 2017
Can you remember thirty-or-so years ago, to a time before mobile technology and the internet?
Anton Cabral 11 Sep 2017
There is an organisational shift taking place in the customer experience industry, where traditional siloed structures are breaking down to enable a culture of customer-centricity...
Louise Marsland 21 Aug 2017
Chantel Botha of BrandLove shares why you need to trust your employees to run with their own ideas of the best possible customer experience they can offer at the first day of CEM Africa 2017.
Leigh Andrews 17 Aug 2017
If all you do is talk about customer experience or CX in your silos, chances are your brand will be left in the dust. Here's why you need to cut the red tape and take the plunge, straight from the opening panel of CEM Africa 2017...
Leigh Andrews 16 Aug 2017
Different communication strategies are vital to integrate the multigenerational workforce successfully, which is important for organisations' reputation, as low morale can affect stakeholders' attitudes...
1 Aug 2017
The future of work is being shaped by two powerful forces; the growing adoption of artificial intelligence in the workplace and the expansion of the workforce to include both on- and off balance sheet talent...
Valter Adão 31 Jul 2017
Culture - it can make or break an otherwise viable business. It's that personality that drives performance, that special something that draws people to want to be part of an organisation...
Harry Welby-Cooke 14 Jul 2016
If there is one industry where everything is in flux and companies have to re-jig their shapes and formats all the time, it is SA's packaging manufacturers. Apart from constantly changing industry conditions, not least from encroaching rivals, each firm has specific obstacles to get over.
Mark Allix 2 Jun 2014
In a move that could turn the brain drain into a brain gain, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants' (Saica) Thuthuka development model is set to be exported to other African countries and developing nations, after receiving the backing of the over-arching global accounting body and the World Bank.
Evan Pickworth 2 Apr 2014
To paraphrase from the iconic Star Trek, Africa is the "next (as opposed to the final) business frontier". And judging from exceptional recent economic growth, wealth in natural resources and sheer international business interest on the continent, it seems no-one has trouble believing this.
19 Aug 2013
A global management shakeup at Toyota Motor Corporation has hit African shores, with local Toyota chief Johan van Zyl called in to head the new position of chief executive of Toyota's operations across Africa
9 Apr 2013
Although Africa made huge strides in increasing human development in the past decade, gains could - with hundreds of millions of people being pushed into extreme poverty - easily be reversed should "significant progress" not be made in halting global warming.
Schalk Mouton 20 Mar 2013
Franchise restaurant group Spur Corporation last week reported diluted headline earnings per share of 89.91c for the six months ended December‚ up 35.3% from the previous period.
11 Mar 2013
SA's biggest drug manufacturer Aspen Pharmacare expects its Asia-Pacific business to generate the biggest share of the company's revenue by the end of the year‚ its chief executive Stephen Saad said at the release of its interim results for the six months to December.
Tamar Kahn 8 Mar 2013
Packaging conglomerate Nampak's share price has stuck fairly close to its 12-month high in spite of increasing evidence of tempered consumer demand for fast-moving consumer goods.
25 Feb 2013
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has launched a three-year, pan-African study on how to foster youth entrepreneurship in order to tackle the scourge of youth unemployment on the continent.
4 Feb 2013
The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with its Nigerian counterpart‚ the Council for the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN).
18 Jan 2013