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Why does ethics in the workplace require ethical leadership?

Why does ethics in the workplace require ethical leadership?

Ethics is a key issue for both the private and public sector, instilling confidence in its stakeholders including, staff, customers, investors as well as the public. However, there are many instances of questionable ethics that…

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Chinese management vs Western management

Chinese management vs Western management

Which management philosophy will prevail? Huawei Technologies is aiming to grow mobile shipments by only a modest amount in 2017, as it gears up to go head-to-head with the hotly anticipated 10th anniversary edition of…

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What can Cyril teach us about leadership?

What can Cyril teach us about leadership?

South African politics continues to surprise everyone, including the politicians themselves. Despite the cautious optimism that is starting to raise its head in the country, we would all do well to reflect on what’s happened…

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How influential are you as a leader?

How influential are you as a leader?

If you do any Internet research on leadership and influence, you’re very soon going to come across the quote by John Maxwell that says, “Leadership is influence”. How, then, can you increase your influence to…

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How to harness and accomodate today’s youth for the future

How to harness and accomodate today’s youth for the future

World Economic Forum (WEF) Davos which started 23 Jan 2018 and ran until 26 Jan 2018, is a meeting of international businesses and global political leaders to discuss politics, economics and social factors and strategise…

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How can government avert catastrophe by appointing skilled leaders?

How can government avert catastrophe by appointing skilled leaders?

Government needs to make sure its recruitment practices are aligned with what it wants to achieve. Leaders can build or destroy the organisations they are mandated to lead. Selecting a leader without the proper due…

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How transparent are you as a leader?

How transparent are you as a leader?

Until fairly recently, leaders tended to consider themselves as belonging to a secret society where they made decisions on behalf of others who were not deemed important or competent enough to be involved in the…

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Why should you re-wire your brain to be a wiser leader?

Why should you re-wire your brain to be a wiser leader?

By understanding the neuroscientific principles underlying leadership, interventions can be developed to optimise the performance of leaders, their teams, and organisations. Volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity have become the “new normal” in the world of…

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Why must we choose our leaders carefully?

Why must we choose our leaders carefully?

In South Africa, we have been forced to “adapt or die”, either you become used to the breaking news of corruption, crime, lies and deceit, or you will crumble and collapse under the continuous onslaught…

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What kind of vision do you have as a leader?

What kind of vision do you have as a leader?

It goes without saying that leaders should have vision. They’re the ones who are supposed to inspire others with a vision of what can be achieved, a vision of a better reality and a vision…