Category Archives: Business education

[Gibs whitepaper] Game-based learning: Teaching principles of economics and investment finance through Monopoly. by Charlene Lew and Adrian Saville.

The authors made used of a qualitative cross-sectional research design through content analysis of learning documents for 77 participants and analyzed basic behavioral trends over a 10-year period. The results show the breadth of learning through the game of Monopoly that was modified by incorporating disruptive elements. Themes include learning about the investment environment, financial management, […]
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LGBTQ+ inclusion in the workplace[by Diana Ellworth, Bryan Hancock and Bill Schaninger]

McKinsey Talks Talent podcast How to take action to support LGBTQ+ employees—not just during Pride Month, but year-round. During Pride Month, many large companies take the opportunity to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community in myriad vital and visible ways. But creating a genuinely inclusive culture means taking year-round action—and the COVID-19 pandemic has only compounded the challenge. Diana […]
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GIBS case studies

GIBS faculty produce a number of teaching case studies covering diverse subjects on a yearly basis. Dr Caren Scheepers, with Natalie van der Veen, recently published a case study on Unilever.  The focus of the case study was on contextual leadership and how to embed a  culture of inclusive growth.  The title of the case […]
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U.S. Investments Surge For African Tech Entrepreneurs | TechCrunch

From the largest technology companies to early stage investors, American high tech companies and venture capitalists are increasingly supporting startups.. GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC‘s insight: Dynamic markets – “And Africa’s community of entrepreneurs is only growing. Those IBM Innovation Centers in Lagos and Casablanca will give founders of new tech companies access to IBM technology […]
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Index examines SA stagnation – Citizen

CitizenIndex examines SA stagnationCitizenAccording to the inaugural Gibs Dynamic Market Index (DMI), countries like Botswana and Mauritius have performed markedly better. GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC‘s insight: GIBS DMI – South Africa’s 2006 score was 114.89. It’s final DMI score is 68.81. See on citizen.co.za

Five Steps to Increase Retention

GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC‘s insight: Student retention rates – Know the Profile of your Student Establish a Communication Plan Simplify and Front-Load Communication Use Emerging Technology Include Research and Reality See on http://www.evolllution.com