New GIBS whitepaper: Catalysts that influence leaders’ value system development towards a prosocial value orientation by Charlene Bailey and Caren Scheepers

Unfortunately, in South Africa, poor leadership and unethical leadership behavior is at a high (van Zyl, 2014). Former President, Thabo Mbeki, was quoted in the press as saying, “Where you have this problem of a leadership that is self-centered, perpetuating itself in power, accumulating all the wealth and so on, then it’s not a policy issue, it’s a leadership issue” (Lekabe, 2017). It is concerning that corruption is pervasive in South African government and business environments (Friedman, 2020), because corruption can reduce foreign direct investment into a country (Cuervo-Cazurra, 2006), which would worsen poverty levels in South Africa. Click here to read full article