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What is my business worth?

There are numerous ways to value a business, but which one can help me arrive at a useful approximation – specifically if I want to sell my business?

De-jargoning education

WE JUNK jargon, we kill clichés, we’re simple enough for clever people. Three simple concepts but ones that you’re going to be seeing a lot more of on billboards in and around Johannesburg soon. But they’re far more than that.

When is dismissal fair?

In the case of Moloi vs Quthing Construction and Developers CK (2007, 8 BALR 720) the accused was given a final warning after he had been repeatedly late for work and had displayed a ‘negative attitude’.

AI 20/20 – a vision for your external engagement?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the key pillars of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which is transforming and digitizing everything from backend customer service centres to procurement and supply chain management. In fact, AI capabilities are increasingly being embedded throughout organisational structures, opening up a new digital frontier that most companies, both large and small, are still grappling with on a day-to-day basis.

FEATURE | Greening our Economy

A Green Economy can be defined as a system of economic activities related to the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services that result in improved human well-being over the long term, while not exposing future generations to significant environmental risks or ecological scarcities.

BusinessBrief August/September 2019 edition is now available!

Read our exclusive cover story titled AI 20/20 | A VISION FOR YOUR EXTERNAL ENGAGEMENT? by Karthik Venkataraman, Head of Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Automation, Accenture Technology in Africa, as well a host of other topical management articles written by professionals, consultants and academics in the August/September 2019 edition of BusinessBrief.

Cyber liability insurance

Every organisation with a network, an online presence and holding or accessing confidential data is at risk of cyber-breach or attack. The very nature of the internet means that cyber criminals from anywhere in the world can hit any specific targets.

CX by design

Customer Experience (CX) has become a global buzzword, since it was identified as a key opportunity for growth in any business. Research proves that customers no longer base loyalty primarily on price or product, instead they stay loyal to companies because of the experience they have with them.

Private education evolution …an unintended consequence of social engineering?

Will the state policy of social engineering through the centralising of post-school admissions create fertile ground for the growth of quality private education?

Are human beings becoming algorithms?

As humankind advances, new technologies are supposed to enhance and improve our lives by broadening access to education, financial instruments and other tools, while also improving communication within our globalised society. These were the ideals that the founders of the internet shared, says American futurist, author, professor and media theorist Douglas Rushkoff.
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