Cultureneering – building a future-fit business during turbulent times South African companies continue to battle the COVID-19 storm and retrenchments, short weeks, and reduced salaries are widespread as businesses attempt to cut costs to stop the bleeding.

Cultureneering – building a future-fit business during turbulent times
South African companies continue to battle the COVID-19 storm and retrenchments, short weeks, and reduced salaries are widespread as businesses attempt to cut costs to stop the bleeding.

Here’s the biggest problem with these survival tactics. The traditional focus on the bottom line and cost-cutting wasn’t working before this pandemic, and COVID-19 has shone a spotlight on the inequalities of our country. If we continue down this path, it will be a...
Leadership in a COVID world Leaders in a world forever changed by the COVID19 pandemic will have to demonstrate agility and compassion and have an excellent understanding of South Africa’s socioeconomic realities.

Leadership in a COVID world
Leaders in a world forever changed by the COVID19 pandemic will have to demonstrate agility and compassion and have an excellent understanding of South Africa’s socioeconomic realities.

GIBS faculty Prof Karl Hofmeyr told a recent GIBS Flash Forum that the current COVID19 pandemic had reinforced the real role of business, which was not to make money, but rather  to add value and purpose to people’s lives. Andile Sangqu, GIBS Executive-in-Residence...
8 lessons to unlearning racial prejudice and unconscious bias for corporate SA Now more than ever, what we say we do as leaders, and what we actually do, becomes critical. Organisations can no longer hide behind a good story of how great their culture is, with a well-worded core values poster placed strategically on the reception wall. It is April 2020 and we are living through a pandemic. This ‘new normal’ has forced thousands of people into working remotely and for many, in isolation.

8 lessons to unlearning racial prejudice and unconscious bias for corporate SA
Now more than ever, what we say we do as leaders, and what we actually do, becomes critical. Organisations can no longer hide behind a good story of how great their culture is, with a well-worded core values poster placed strategically on the reception wall. It is April 2020 and we are living through a pandemic. This ‘new normal’ has forced thousands of people into working remotely and for many, in isolation.

Entrepreneur and founder of The Hatch Foundation Ian Fuhr shares some advice for corporate SA that applies to us all Entrepreneur Ian Fuhr, the founder of the Sorbet Group of beauty stores, and The Hatch Institute, believes ending racism in business is an economic...

Ian Fuhr launches the Hatch Institute
Serial Entrepreneur and Author, Ian Fuhr, believes that culture-driven, purposeful leaders will drive success in South Africa. His new venture, The Hatch Institute, is a coaching business whose unique purpose is to stem the tide of systemic racism that continues to undermine South African businesses, preventing them from building a truly inclusive economy. Andile caught up with him on this week’s #EntrepreneursStayAlive to learn more.

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