“Purpose, by its nature, transcends making money,” said MIT professors Julian Birkinshaw, Nicolai J. Foss and Siegwart Lindenberg. Have you ever dreamed of getting paid to do something that you love and are the most passionate about? It’s likely that you have at some point, but life somehow got in the way and you diverted down a career […]
What are the hazards lurking in your medicine cupboard?
Nicole Jennings  May 22 2019
Clearing out your medicine cabinet might be last on your list of priorities but doing so could eliminate unforeseen dangers. Many South Africans fail to get rid of unneeded medicines at home. According to a Twitter poll about 89% haven’t cleaned out their medicine cabinet in the past two years. One of the dangers of […]
Corporate employers must change tack to succeed in the battle for generation Y and Z talent
Andrew Wood  May 21 2019
Generations Y and Z are not the like the generations that proceeded them in terms of how they think about work – this means that most corporate employers need to rethink how they recruit and retain people if they are to secure the best talent. These digitally connected generations are turning the world of work […]
The risk profile for African swine fever is increasing
Karabo Takadi  May 24 2019
The year 2019 came with its own challenges for the local meat producers. First it was the dry conditions during the planting period for summer grains (an important input in meat production) at the end of 2018, which prevented grain producers from planting the intended area. Not long after that, a Foot and Mouth disease […]
How can Africa indigenise capitalism?
Dr Njeri Mwagiru  May 24 2019
Africa has not had the opportunity to engage with the positive aspects or benefits of capitalism. In Africa capitalism has been a negative force, integrating the continent into the international economy in a position of subservience. The real question arises as to how can Africa indigenise capitalism for their benefit, and have ownership of Africacapitalism. […]
What is our plan with youth in parliament?
Kgabo Morifi  May 24 2019
In his seminal work, Embedded Autonomy: States and Industrial Transformation, American Sociologist, Peter B. Evans, contends that the state has an important role to play in the development of nations. Evans argues that while the bureaucracy requires autonomy from society, a degree of embeddedness is required in order that development can be achieved. The state […]