Category Archives: Articles on campus

The global gender gap index 2020 (WEF)

Now in its 14th year, the Global Gender Gap Report 2020 benchmarks 153 countries on their progress towards gender parity in four dimensions: Economic Participation and Opportunity, Educational Attainment, Health and Survival and Political Empowerment. In addition, this year’s report examines gender gap prospects in the professions of the future. The report presents a decidedly […]
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The future of work after Covid (McKinsey)

This report on the future of work after COVID-19 is the first of three MGI reports that examine aspects of the postpandemic economy. The others look at the pandemic’s long-term influence on consumption and the potential for a broad recovery led by enhanced productivity and innovation. Here, we assess the lasting impact of the pandemic […]
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Executive directors report 2020 (PWC)

The year 2020 has propelled us into a unique socio-economic environment, and much commentary has been made about the impact of COVID-19 on all aspects of life as we knew it. Within this context, our Executive directors: Practices and remuneration trends report explores the impact of COVID-19 and the local and global recession on executive remuneration arrangements. […]
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Family business survey 2021 : From trust to impact (PWC)

The unprecedented, tumultuous events of the past year have presented family businesses with enormous challenges. And although many have demonstrated significant resilience amid the crisis—the rapidly changing state of the world has served as a wake-up call for family business leaders looking towards the future. The 10th PwC Global Family Business Survey, reveal the current […]
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Science and technology innovation outlook 2021 (OECD)

This edition focuses on the COVID-19 pandemic, which has triggered an unprecedented mobilisation of the science and innovation community. Public research agencies and organisations, private foundations and charities, and the health industry have set up an array of newly funded research initiatives worth billions of dollars in record time. Science and technology offer the only […]
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Africa development dynamics report 2021 (African Union)

This fact-filled annual reference book brings readers the latest information on development policies on the African continent and its five regions. It presents a new narrative assessing Africa’s economic, social and institutional performance in light of the targets set by the African Union’s Agenda 2063. This third edition of Africa’s Development Dynamics explores how digital […]
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The future of jobs report 2020 (WEF)

The COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdowns and related global recession of 2020 have created a highly uncertain outlook for the labour market and accelerated the arrival of the future of work. The Future of Jobs Report 2020 aims to shed light on: 1) the pandemic-related disruptions thus far in 2020, contextualized within a longer history of economic cycles, and […]
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The top 10 global consumer trends report 2021 (Euromonitor)

The pandemic forever altered consumer behaviour. What we value, how we consume and where we spend will never be the same. Businesses that explore and understand these shifts can act now to improve product and service development, employ stronger marketing tactics, lock in customer loyalty and prepare for what’s next.  This report identifies the trends […]
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The global risk report 2021 (WEF)

The 16th edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report analyses the risks from societal fractures—manifested through persistent and emerging risks to human health, rising unemployment, widening digital divides, youth disillusionment and geopolitical fragmentation. Businesses risk a disorderly shakeout which can exclude large cohorts of workers and companies from the markets of the future. […]
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23rd Annual global CEO survey (PWC)

As we enter a new decade, CEOs are showing record levels of pessimism in the global economy, with 53% predicting a decline in the rate of economic growth in 2020. This is up from 29% in 2019 and just 5% in 2018 – the highest level of pessimism since we started asking this question in […]
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