Innovation is the life blood of organisations and economies, and the success of tomorrow's leaders will depend on their ability to manage change and drive innovation. At the GSB, we seek to provide a platform for students, academics and business professionals from around the world to collaborate and originate new ideas and develop new solutions to current and future challenges, particularly those facing us in Africa.
Few industries are being disrupted as rapidly as retail. Those left standing will be the ones that can embrace change and keep innovating?
By Mlenga Jere
Innovative informal developers offer a solution to South Africa’s housing shortage – yet many investors and those in the property development sector lack insight into its potential.
By Mayra Hartmann
Consumption drives environmental collapse. We can blame corporations and governments all we want, but our consumption habits are a large part of the problem. They need to change and the Cape Town water crisis offers a lesson in how we can bring this about.
By Hamieda Parker
The Presidential Job Summit has talked up the prospects of creating more jobs in South Africa but the reality is that the country is not doing enough to generate high growth, high value companies that are likely to be the ones to create jobs. Changing this must be a priority.
By Mikael Samuelsson
Disruptions such as the Western Cape drought can make businesses more resilient. According to research from the UCT GSB, businesses that are able to adapt to one crisis are more likely to be able to survive multiple disruption?
By Hamieda Parker
This review is a showcase of the outstanding models and practices that make up the innovative finance ecosystem across Africa.READ MORE
The aim of the Barometer is to provide readers with a snapshot of the growing investing for impact (IFI) market and investing for impact strategies which are implemented on the African continent.READ MORE
The Southern Africa Food Lab has been laying the groundwork for the kind of innovative thinking required to meet the multiple challenges of the complex food network in Africa.READ MORE
Startup founders need to be supported within an ecosystem that provides them with access to soft skills, knowledge and advice required to build sustainable businesses.READ MORE
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