Category Archives: GIBS Knowledge and Information Services

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Understanding value in media: perspectives from consumers and industry (WEF)

“In an age of fake news and misinformation, good quality content is more valuable than ever.” (WEForum) The disruption of the media industry, with the rise of social media, the digitization of content and the increase in mobile consumption has changed traditional funding models beyond recognition. The role of media historically has been central to […]
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The future of energy special report (FT.com)

The Financial Times just released their special report on the future of energy. The report addresses issues such as: Covid-19 and price wars shock US shale production; Life after a $600m gamble on renewables; Biofuels for aviation; Ammonia’s potential for shipping; New power sources as architectural landmarks; and Ending human gluttony for cheap power. Click […]
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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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What’s in a Name? Authors With the Same Surname

By: Chelsea Lee Source: http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2018/02/whats-in-a-name-authors-with-the-same-surname.html A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, right? Readers often ask us questions about how to handle repeated surnames in references. For example, how do you cite a work where some or all of the authors have the same last name? What if you want to cite separate […]
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How to cite a YouTube comment (APA)

By: David Becker September 21, 2016 Source: http://blog.apastyle.org/ When researching a topic for your paper or manuscript, you may come across a few relevant YouTube videos—perhaps a TED Talk or two—that you would like to cite. Being the intrepid explorer of the Internet that you are, you may even brave those videos’ comment threads, desperately […]
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The disruptors: social entrepreneurs reinventing business and society.

by Kerryn Krige and Gus Silber Published by Bookstorm Can business change the world? Can the world change business? For a new breed of social entrepreneurs, striving to build and grow enterprises that fight social ills, foster opportunity, and help to improve society, the answer is not can, it’s must.

GIBS case studies

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Dean Nicola Kleyn receives an Emerald Management Review Citations of Excellence Award

Very hearty congratulations to Nicola Kleyn and Russell Abratt whose paper “Corporate identity, corporate branding and corporate reputations: Reconciliation and integration”, European Journal of Marketing, 2012 has been recognised by Emerald. On a yearly basis the Emerald Group Publishing awards certificates to highly cited papers relating to the areas of Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Economics and Marketing – subjects […]
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When and how to include page numbers in APA style citations

by Chelsea Lee All APA Style in-text citations have two parts: the author and the date. Some in-text citations also include page numbers (or other location information when page numbers are not available, as with some online materials). This post describes when and how to include page numbers in APA Style for different kinds of […]
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