The human chain: Dealing with employees who are anti-vaxxers or vaccine hesitant — you can keep them out of your workplace

Dean Jon Foster Pedley, The Daily Maverick, 9th September 2021. No one in South Africa can be forced to have a vaccine. They have the right to refuse based on religious, constitutional or medical reasons. But businesses also have the right to only allow vaccinated people in the workplace.   Most ethical leaders are guided…

Henley Africa wins the best MBA business school as voted by corporate South Africa for the 4th year

18th June 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa. HENLEY Business School Africa is the highest ranked business school campus in Africa in the inaugural Open Syllabus/ Financial Times survey on Teaching Power announced at the end of May. There are about 13000 business schools worldwide and Henley was ranked 17th globally in this survey.  A total of…

“Reach out during Pride Month,” says Henley Business School’s Foster-Pedley

“Pride Month presents us with an annual reminder to be sensitive to the needs of members of the LGBTQ+ community,” urges dean Jon Foster-Pedley. “It’s easy to forget the daily challenges of these family members, colleagues, and peers who constantly navigate a minefield of prejudice, indignity, self-harm, substance abuse and even violence, within their work and living…

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Situational Awareness – Multiple, Simultaneous Realities Create the Fabric of the Present

By John Vlismas The path to becoming a SCUBA instructor in the NAUI system has several steps. One critical transition is from the technical knowledge of a practitioner (Master Diver) into leadership (Dive Master).  The latter qualification assumes you have a good understanding of the relevant physics, physiology, dive theory and gear and builds a…

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Covid-19 third wave: Ignore the science and you will crash and burn

17th March 2021 – Daily Maverick The government is rightfully concerned about an imminent third wave of infection hitting us after the Easter weekend – precisely because a growing number of South Africans aren’t. Managing this pandemic has been incredibly onerous for politicians, scientists and business leaders because of the attitude of some of the…

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Henley Africa And gsport Collaborate : A Management Practice Framework To Build The Business Of Women’s Sport.

16 February 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa. When gsport founder and seasoned cricket commentator  Kass Naidoo approached Henley Africa about supporting women in SA sport, she believed the school would offer some scholarships.    “Dean Jon Foster-Pedley immediately suggested  we lift it to a higher level,  take immediate action and start formulating a meaningful learning-based strategy to build…