ARTICLES BY Babar Dharani

Four sure ways to promote diversity at top levels
Management Fundamentals

Four sure ways to promote diversity at top levels

Researchers from the UCT Graduate School of Business asked black South African men and women what needs to change in the workplace to encourage them to apply for top jobs, here’s what they said.

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Posted on 5 August 2021 by Babar Dharani
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Learning & Development

The grass isn’t always greener in the home office

Working from home has been a blessing for some but brought new demands and strains for others — including a rise in mental health issues. Now, as millions of people start to trickle back to more formal workplaces, is an opportune time for employees to take ownership of their happiness at work.

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Posted on 17 October 2020 by Babar Dharani
Expressions of Exclusion - Media
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Human Rights in the South African Workplace: From Fighting Apartheid to Tackling Exclusion

South African organisations have made great strides in achieving more diversity and transformation. However, too many people still feel excluded in workplaces.

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Posted on 31 March 2020 by Babar Dharani
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Learning & Development

Q&A with Dr Babar Dharani on the secret to happy employees

Whether it’s chasing higher pay or finding a working environment to suit your personality type, what is it that keeps people happy at work?

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Posted on 11 March 2020 by Babar Dharani
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Management Fundamentals

Disruption in the diamond industry

Technological innovation and dramatic changes in consumer preferences are disrupting the diamond industry, and this has serious implications for job security in Africa.

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Posted on 14 February 2020 by Babar Dharani
Do we really need another hero?
Leadership & Ethics

Do we really need another hero?

The rise of the hero leader around the world — strongmen who promise to be able to rescue their followers from difficult circumstances — is driving a wedge between citizens and undermining democratic institutions.

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Posted on 12 February 2020 by Babar Dharani
Wealth and Happiness Media
Learning & Development

3 things to consider if you want to achieve both wealth and happiness

We’re often told that to pursue our dreams we may have to sacrifice wealth, but research is showing that the opposite is true.

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Posted on 15 October 2019 by Babar Dharani