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By Marius Meyer -  One of the biggest successes of 20th century management thinking and practice has been the notion of quality management, also called Total Quality Management (TQM) by some quality gurus.  Some countries, like Germany,

By Theo van der Westhuizen -  One of the buzzwords in the agile community is Servant Leadership. When Standard Bank embarked on their implementation of agile-at-scale, we needed to understand if and how we want to implement

Extract from the Report Full report here While some regions around the world are going through a period of massive change in their job markets, the current employment environment in South Africa is remarkably stable—but that isn’t

By Gaylin Jee - This is the fourth and final post in our Game Changer Series. In our last post, Why do game changers leave organisations?, we spoke about enabling game changing contributions in your organization,

By Lita Currie, 3 Stickmen -  We have all been there.  The strategy session where the CEO presents 147 PowerPoint slides.  The goal setting session where the boss drones on for hours.  The training workshop where,

By Marius Meyer -  One of the major contributions to management thinking is the concept of the learning organisation developed by leading guru Peter Senge. A learning organisation is totally different from the traditional organisation. Learning

By Carol Butcher -  The sinking of the SS Trooper one hundred years ago is South Africa’s worst maritime disaster to date. I must confess, I only heard about the tragedy very recently; 616 South African

By Kerryn Kohl -  I love this quote by Eric Hoffer. It resonates with me because by harnessing the power of a reflective learning process we can embrace the future with confidence regardless of the uncertainty. Although

By Carol Butcher -  I have experienced first-hand the burden of temptation; yesterday I had a glimpse of how very persuasive a golden-tongued serpent can be. I wanted to renew my driver’s license three weeks before it

New research from Universum, INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute, The HEAD Foundation and MIT Leadership Center : Growing up digital, say some, has so influenced younger generations that it somehow gives them a permanently different outlook than their older peers. Gen X