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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Leadership – the importance of being present

We see leaders all around us: we see them in businesses, parliament, communities, and even in social settings. We see them amongst the rich and the poor, men and women, young and old. Consider a group of small children playing for example: one always tends to take the lead while the others follow. But if we see so many leaders, why do we find so little leadership?

SME 2017 outlook?

From a small and medium enterprises (SME) perspective, the current economic environment is more conducive to growth and opportunity than it was a year ago.

Culture and Leadership Prevent or Promote Fraud and Corruption

Businesses and public organisations lose millions of rands each year to fraud and theft, often perpetrated by their own employees. Moreover, the value that...

Company Secretary | from administrator to governance leader

The role of a company secretary is broad and onerous to say the least and, if this post is not occupied by a competent person who has the appropriate knowledge and skills; the consequences can be the cause of significant organisational friction.

Ethical leadership is not enough

The need for ethical leadership is much clearer and more urgent now than it has ever been since the dawn of the new South Africa. Unfortunately, it took massive corruption to elevate the importance of ethical leadership in the public consciousness, and so the cost has been high to get us to this level of awareness.


2016 was a tough year for many South Africans - and small businesses took a hard knock as the local economy experienced many challenges to...


The global economy has become ever more complex and consequently, fragile and susceptible to financial and economic uncertainty. The 21st century has seen the fastest...

Non-executive directors cautioned to exercise due care

South Africa’s non-executive directors cautioned to exercise due care in discharging their responsibilities in the wake of recent corporate disasters. Boards are under significant pressure to continually transform in the face of disruptive technology, globalisation, political and economic uncertainty, and a volatile marketplace.

Municipal debtors management critical

Managing the debtor book is critical to ensuring stable cash flows for any municipality, and has great impact on its ability in delivering services to its constituents.

CIMA announces new Africa Regional Board

Following a call for nominations and elections for the first Africa Regional Board under the Association, Badibanga Promesse, Regional Vice-President, is pleased to announce...
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