Category Archives: Articles on campus

Omicron study in South Africa points to end of acute pandemic phase(Business day)

A South African study from the epicenter of the world’s omicron surge offers a tantalizing hint that the acute phase of the Covid-19 pandemic may be ending. The infection wave moved with “unprecedented speed” and caused much milder illness than earlier strains, a study of patients infected with Covid-19 at a large hospital in the […]
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Gender, leadership and organization by Mollie Painter-Morland

The topic of gender discrimination within the realm of organizational leadership is approached in a very specific way. We will not be exploring the various normative frameworks that could support equality in the workplace, such as appeals to basic human rights, social contracts, deontological duties or utilitarian concerns. Instead, we will seek to understand the […]
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Gartner top strategic technology trends for 2022 (Gartner)

Gartner expects these 12 technology trends to act as force multipliers of digital business and innovation over the next three to five years. Every year, Gartner identifies technology trends that are critical to business. This year, the list comprises 12 strategic trends that will enable CEOs to deliver growth, digitalization and efficiency — and position […]
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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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Infrastructure for South Africa report (BLSA)

Business Leadership SA has launched a report on how to boost infrastructure investment to drive the economic recovery. BLSA commissioned the research to support government’s efforts to drive infrastructure investment. While business, government and social partners have agreed that greater investment is important, the reality is that over the past five years investment volumes have […]
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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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