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A smart approach to investing in innovation

That innovation is important and necessary for survival goes without saying. While there is no universal solution for organisations looking to improve their ability to generate, develop, and disseminate new ideas, some strategies are superior to others.

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EIGHT COMMON PROJECT COMMUNICATION MISTAKES

Project communication is the most visible of all project deliverables. Philip Yazbeck, senior consultant, at management consulting firm Bizmod says that if the stakeholder perception is that project communication was ineffective, all the hard work that went on behind the scenes can quickly be overlooked.

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RECENT UNEMPLOYMENT STATS POINT JOB-SEEKERS IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

In a context of significantly high unemployment, South African job-seekers often find themselves in competition with hundreds – sometimes thousands – of equally experienced and qualified professionals. However, recent statistics highlight that certain sectors have started to grow more notably, presenting greater opportunity for job creation.

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The status of witchcraft in the workplace

Witchcraft is an extremely emotive term, and it is a significant issue in South African society generally, and in the South African workplace specifically. While there is no single, precise definition of the word ‘witchcraft’, in the South African context the word ‘witchcraft’ is used to describe evil and/or criminal practices associated with ritual killings and misfortune in general, and it forms an inherent part of the belief systems of many South Africans, whether they identify as Christian or not.

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Leadership in the digital age: It isn’t about control, but comfort with uncertainty

The C-suite executives and HR leaders that will succeed in the era of digital change and global economic and political uncertainty will be those that are the most curious and adaptable rather than those that are rigid and hierarchical. That is one of the key insights to emerge in the first episode of Invisible Admin: Conversations about the future of work - a series of podcasts from Sage and Inquisition.

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