ARTICLES ON HR management
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.Read Article
How to ensure the success of the hybrid working model
After more than a year of remote working, many organisations recognise its benefits, but are also conscious of its challenges. What can organisations do to ensure the hybrid working model is a success?Read Article
Why the demise of the traditional corporate training model is good for business
Along with office spaces, long daily commutes and the handshake, the traditional corporate training model may be gone for good. In its place, a more efficient alternative that creates a lasting positive impact in organisations is already emerging.Read Article
It’s only small talk - but losing it may cost businesses big time
As lockdowns prevent teams from having their organic face-to-face interactions and ‘water-cooler’ conversations, critical skills are being lost with knock-on effects for productivity and employee wellbeing. Here are four ways managers and leaders can counteract the trend.Read Article
How often should company culture be reviewed and can it be changed?
We asked Prof Rija, Azvir Rampursad and Bradley Nitsckie for their views on how often company culture should be reviewed and whether it's possible to change a culture that has been instilled over an extended period of time.Read Article
UCT GSB partners with Accelerate Cape Town to host Future of Work series
The University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) has teamed up with Accelerate Cape Town to explore pressing questions on the future of work in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.Read Article
Will remote working become the norm after COVID-19?
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted almost all industries. The future worker and workspace has evolved considerable and there may be no going back. What should companies be doing to prepare for the new normal? What are the key trends and skills that are going to be in high demand? Accelerate CEO Ryan Ravens spoke to Kieno Kammies.Read Article
What should companies be doing to ensure that they can manage employee well-being?
Research shows that promoting employee well-being and health can help prevent stress and create positive working environments where individuals and organisations can thrive.Read Article
Addressing culture and context to successfully do business in Africa
Standard Bank teamed up with the UCT GSB to co-create a powerful learning partnership that helps its managers across Africa build stronger client relationships and foster long-term profitability.Read Article