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UCT GSB recognised as leader in ethical business education

The UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) is the only business school in Africa to feature in the 2019 Corporate Knights Better World MBA Ranking. Click here to read further.

MPC decision is disappointing and unduly cautious

It is disappointing that the MPC majority view is unable to contemplate reducing the repo rate, although the space now clearly exists to act positively. Click here to read further.

What to look for when choosing a university

As a prospective university student, your entire future will be affected by your choice of tertiary institution. This is why it’s vital you know the difference between a mediocre university and an excellent one. Click here to read further.

UCT’s EMBA cracks prestigious global Top 50 ranking

The UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) is ranked 47th in the world, and the best in Africa, for its MBA specialising in Executive Management (EMBA) according to the Financial Times (FT) EMBA Rankings for 2019. Click here to read further.

GIBS again ranks in the FT EMBA top 100

The University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has again been ranked in the top 100 executive MBA programmes by the latest UK Financial Times (FT) Executive MBA Ranking. Click here to read further.

Automation has arrived - but we've been here before

Automation is here. More and more jobs are being carried out by robots and computers and, for millions, the future of work looks bleak. Click here to read further.

A start-up’s evolution from AI lab to AI business

For Preferred Networks, building tech for self-driving cars and smart factories is the daily routine. One of its biggest opportunities is to devise a business model that complements its technology. Click here to read further.

WeChat: behind the scenes at China’s most successful app

With more than a billion daily active users, WeChat dominates daily life in China. Click here to read further.

An action plan for work-family balance

Finding the right balance for your personal and professional life requires conscious planning, ample reflection and proper communication. Click here to read further.

Brilliant idea or brilliant strategy?

Consider the following thought experiment: which would you choose to back – a brilliant idea with an average strategy or a brilliant strategy for an average idea? Click here to read further.

Gender-based violence must be on the agenda 365 days a year

The protests around gender-based violence that took place parallel to the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town had a powerful impact. Now activists and advocates for social justice must build on this momentum. Click here to read further.

Stress, resilience and emotional regulation

There’s a reason why we feel stressed, why we feel overwhelmed – and it is not just about the amount of work we have to do. Click here to read further.

Corruption: unbridled, unveiled and unplugged

Milpark Business School hosted a special guest speaking event recently at the Johannesburg Country Club with the theme: 'Corruption: unbridled, unveiled and unplugged'. Click here to read further.

GIBS measures up on Sustainability, Ethics & Social Purpose

University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) was recently profiled by UK Financial Times, as one of the world's leading business schools in the teaching of sustainable business education. Click here to read further.

How business schools can prepare students for employability

Business schools have an important role in preparing young people for the 21st-century workplace. Click here to read further.

Debunking myths about board gender diversity in SA

"It’s a myth that there is not a sufficient pool of women available to serve on South African boards," said Prof Anita Bosch, Research Chair: Women at Work at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB). Click here to read further.

Climate change action starts with each one of us

Climate change is a global emergency and citizens must play a bigger role in addressing it. Click here to read further.

The future of banking in South Africa

In comparison to 2018 the South African banking industry landscape will look vastly different towards 2035. Click here to read further.

We create the future, it doesn’t just happen to us

There may be an emerging need for technological advocacy, where we have to stand up, rally and campaign for the future that we want, or against policies that might harm us. Click here to read further.

SADC needs more MBAs and MBLs to accelerate growth

If more business leaders in the SADC region could do a Master of Business Administration or Master of Business Leadership, there would be a real difference in how we approach and grow business. Click here to read further.

GIBS/TWIMS MBA Manufacturing Ambassador Scholarship

The Toyota Wessels Institute for Manufacturing Studies (TWIMS) in partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) is offering ten scholarships for the 2020 intake for the GIBS/TWIMS MBA manufacturing focus. Click here to read further.

SA must get its economic house in order before its too late

Moody's decision to reduce the outlook for its credit rating of the SA government from 'stable' to 'negative' is not unexpected in the light of SA's weak economy and deteriorating public finances. Click here to read further.

It’s time to be more picky about entrepreneurship

As uncomfortable as it may be, there are some hard truths about entrepreneurship that we are going to have to come to terms with. Click here to read further.

Change the perception of business

When we look about us, we see the truth everywhere of the failure of any of the three metanarratives of the 20th century; capitalism, communism and fascism, each one of which has proven to be unsustainable in the end. Click here to read further.

Why digital transformations fail - and how to fix that

The transition to digital is a $1.7 trillion industry, yet 70% of attempts end up failing, according to McKinsey & Co. Click here to read further.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: "Success comes from empathy"

Change starts from within. Nowhere is this adage truer than with the internal appointment of Satya Nadella as CEO of Microsoft in 2014, succeeding Steve Ballmer, who in turn succeeded Bill Gates. Click here to read further.

If you’re feeling drained, here’s why

Pay attention to your personal "energy barometer" as it reflects your inner happiness. Click here to read further.

How great companies deliver both purpose and profit

The idea that business must sacrifice profits to do good must be turned on its head. Click here to read further.

New MBA timetable starts in 2016

South Africans planning to undertake MBAs from 2016 may have to study for an extra two years. Click here to read further.

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