Read our exclusive cover story entitled EMBRACING CHAOS – DO TROUBLED TIMES FAVOUR THE BOLD? by Jonathan Foster-Pedley, Dean & Director Henley Business School Africa as well as a host of other topical management articles written by professionals, consultants and academics.
Criticism of Broad Based, Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) abounds amongst employers. People who own their companies and are terrified that BBBEE means losing control of their most prized asset, the business built over decades through hard work and sacrifice. These scared and witless business owners perpetuate the myth that BBBEE is bad. They spread it around so that they are able to share their misery with other unsuspecting ill-informed and dangerously wrong counterparts.
In-house agencies are returning to the inner sanctums of companies. In recent years, many major corporate brands have brought content and marketing agency capabilities back into the fold, which resulted in the development of an in-house agency as part of improving the delivery and speed of marketing efforts.
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.
In the 2017 Budget, delivered by the Minister of Finance, it was proposed that additional measures will be considered to circumvent transactions where investors choose to realise their share investments by means of having the shares they hold in a company bought back and characterised as a dividend, while being paid for by means of a new investor subscribing for shares in the same company. This followed on the back of a similar announcement in 2016, whereafter no two specific countermeasures were introduced.
853,000,000 results pop up when you google SUCCESS - tips to achieving anything, traits of successful leaders, steps to launching your million-dollar startup, even how to become the next Mark Zuckerberg. Most people tend to think the most successful entrepreneurs, business owners and CEOs we read about just got lucky. That the key to their success was the sum of the perfect equation of entrepreneurial traits, skills, money and background. Some magic formula the rest don’t have access to.
Read our exclusive cover story titled PRIVATE EQUITY | A LONG TERM VIEW FOR AFRICA by Chetan Jeeva, Head of Specialised Finance (Africa), Investec, as well a host of other topical management articles written by professionals, consultants and academics in the December/January 2019/20 edition of BusinessBrief.