Tag Archives: COVID-19 impact

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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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 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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Global human capital trends 2021 (Deloitte)

The 2021 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report explains what forces are shaping workforce development and the responsibilities of the human resources department. Deloitte identified five human capital trends in its survey of 3,600 executives in 96 countries: Design work for well-being Unleash worker potential Build superteams Set new directions for work and the workforce Re-architect […]
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Industries in 2021 (EIU)

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic overturned assumptions about the development of the global economy and destroyed any hope of steady growth for many industries. A recovery in 2021 is expected, but it will not be straightforward. Even if the coronavirus is brought under control, companies will have to rethink their business models and adapt to changing […]
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Diagnosing COVID-19 impacts on entrepreneurship: Exploring policy remedies for recovery (GEM)

Policymakers need to create cohesive, holistic and conducive frameworks in order for entrepreneurs to flourish in a post COVID-19 world. This is among the key takeaways from the new Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report entitled “Diagnosing COVID-19 Impacts on Entrepreneurship – Exploring Policy Remedies for Recovery.” The report is sponsored by Shopify, a leading global […]
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