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Throughout the business world, old assumptions about what makes a good leader and what success in the workplace looks like are being discarded. As Gen Z and Millennials - loosely defined as those born between the early 1980s and early 2000s - continue to advance up the career ladder, their distinctly different outlook on work and life is changing age-old notions of success and leadership.
Global spending on digital transformation is projected to reach $1.8 trillion this year, reflecting just how important the integration of digital technologies into all aspects of an organisation has become. And thanks to the impact of the pandemic, local companies have also accelerated their transition into a more digital-forward way of thinking.
Read our exclusive cover story titled SUITS & SNEAKERS - A MILLENNIAL PERSPECTIVE ON WORKPLACE LEADERSHIP by Wayne Meisel, Business Manager, SAP Africa as well a host of other topical management articles written by professionals, consultants and academics in the August/September 2022 edition of BusinessBrief.
In 2021 alone, The Great Resignation saw 47 percent of high-performing employees leave companies to join another - for better perks, for greater resonance with their values or for more flexible, remote working - or to seek the fertile, fast-growing pastures of digital nomadism. And in terms of those who stayed?
As our societal and economic structures shift in an increasingly VUCA world, it’s more important than ever for businesses to modernise their ways of thinking and ways of working to match and adapt to these changes.
South Africa is facing a number of critical challenges. Two of the most worrying are a faltering economy and a crisis in leadership which is leaving many of our future business leaders either waiting on the side lines or, even more tragically, leaving the country.
This book was born out of an idea that the author had during the period in which he spent time with several young people who had approached him to assist them in different ways, including personal development, career advancement and growth, as well as growing their businesses and entrepreneurial acumen and skills. he took the challenge but felt that more could be achieved, hence this book.
Let There Be Change is a podcast series looking at the world of technology and leadership in a hyper-fast and constantly evolving environment.
In this truly remarkable life story, Saray Khumalo shares her epic journey to the top of the world: Mount Everest. From her childhood in Zambia and Zaire, to a corporate career in South Africa, through marriage and motherhood, Saray harboured one overriding ambition: to reach the summits of the world’s highest mountains.