Business schools must start producing activists and stop enabling the prevailing elite

Daily Maverick, 24th October 2022 Business schools have a choice: they can be thermostats, regulating and maintaining the status quo and the temperature, which is going to cook us in any case. Or, they can be change accelerants, developing business leaders who are activists. Nelson Mandela broke the law. So did Mahatma Gandhi, here and…

Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa, has been appointed a distinguished professor at Woxsen University in India

HR Future 25th October 2022   It’s an honour that took him by surprise, but one which he is both “very excited by and very privileged”. The distinguished professorship was bestowed on Foster-Pedley, a former aerobatic pilot and airline captain in recognition of the contribution he has made to developing and providing business education in…

A just organisational culture is not just good for business, it’s good leadership

27th September 2022 Daily Maverick If there’d been a just culture in place at companies like McKinsey and Bain, or at Transnet and South African Airways, maybe State Capture would have been nipped in the bud. In Christianity’s Book of Revelations, the four horsemen of the apocalypse — disease, famine, war and death — are…