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By Jenali Skuse The disruption to the workplace that occurred with the entrance of Gen Y (born between 1985 and 1996) was unprecedented. With extremely high expectations of rapid advancement, valuing work-life integration more than any

By Marius Meyer -  INTRODUCTION The month of April starts on an uncertain note with the reshuffling of cabinet ministers resulting in several new ministers taking office.  The beginning of April also signals the payment of social

By Carol Butcher -  The expression, “Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown,” from William Shakespeare's Henry IV. Part II (1597) could easily have been coined by four leaders in South Africa –Western Cape Premier,

By Xolani Mawande -  In pursuit of the strategy of the SA Board for People Practices (SABPP) in providing a voice for the human resource (HR) profession, we are proud to announce that after months of

Marius Meyer -  We live in an age of uncertainty and disruption.  The problem with uncertainty is that we don’t know what will happen next.  Conventional wisdom is challenged. Business models are overturned and new business

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 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 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

By Carol Butcher -  A cheeky headline in the Sunday Times “Brian? Never heard of him” got me thinking. (The article was about Brian Molefe’s deployment as an ANC MP). When I think of leaders, two things

By Lynda Smith -  There is a great author and TED speaker who has helped many people to understand that asking the question WHY is critical to understanding yourself and influencing others.  Simon Sinek uses a