Henley Africa declares Day of Remembrance to remember the victims of the COVID-19 pandemic

Press release: Henley Africa declares Day of Remembrance to remember the victims of the COVID-19 pandemic 15 December 2021. Johannesburg, South Africa.HENLEY Business School Africa has declared Friday 17 December 2021, the day after South Africa’s Day of Reconciliation, a Henley Africa Day of Remembrance to remember the victims of the COVID- 19 pandemic and…

Making remote work work

Henley Africa unlocks key to sustainable remote work

Press release: Henley Africa unlocks key to sustainable remote work 24th November 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa. THE OLD normal is gone, the new normal is here – and part of that is working from home. But how do businesses successfully make the transition permanent? Is it even possible? Dr Andrew Brough has set out to…

Henley Business School Africa has become the first business school to be accredited by the Association of African Business Schools (AABS)

Press release: Henley Business School Africa has become the first business school to gain accreditation by the Association of African Business Schools (AABS) 29 November 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa. HENLEY Business School Africa has become the first business school to be accredited by the Association of African Business Schools (AABS) https://www.aabschools.com . The announcement, made…

Henley Africa kicks off with graduation celebration ceremonies

16 November 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa. HENLEY Business School Africa has set off on a three-week programme of graduations – conducted virtually for a second year in a row, because of the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. Beginning with the MBA programme, which saw 201 graduates receive the business school’s flagship qualification on Tuesday November 16 and…

Having an opinion or an idea doesn’t make you a thinker — thinking is a journey of discovery

Daily Maverick, 16th November 2021 JON FOSTER-PEDLEY WE ARE AWASH in ideas but sadly, very little thought. Just as living in an era of the greatest access to information has rendered us incredibly uninformed, it would appear – anecdotally at least – that our cognitive abilities have suffered exponentially too. Just as everyone has an…

Henley Africa dean elected British Chamber of Business chair, 5th October 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa

HENLEY Business School Africa dean and director Jon Foster-Pedley has been elected chair of the British Chamber of Business in Southern Africa. The chamber, which is run by its president Leon Ayo, is a business-to-business network promoting trade and commercial relations between the United Kingdom and Africa. It has strong links to the British government…

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…

South Africa is at an inflection point – will our crisis response be fight, flight or freeze?

Daily Maverick, 20 July 2021 JON FOSTER-PEDLEY AS SOUTH Africa appeared to teeter on the brink of its much-prophesied descent into failed nation status in the third week of July, many people were starting to ask questions of themselves. Wall-to-wall coverage of civil unrest and widescale looting on top of a third wave of a…