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MEETINGS – can’t live with them, can’t live with them

The title isn’t a typo, it’s adapted from a quip made by Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie about estate agents: ‘you can’t live with them, and you can’t live with them’. Meetings are a resilient institution despite their large-scale inefficacy and resentment-inducing reputation for time-wasting, box-ticking, and oxygen deprivation. A meeting is defined as ‘an assembly of…

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Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards: 2020 winners announced!

Pauli van Wyk was named Journalist of the Year, at this year’s virtual Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards, for “Cruising Nicely on VBS Money”, which together with her “The Elements of a Bank Heist” made up the body of work that was named South African Story of the Year. Both were for Scorpio and Daily Maverick. Van…

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Post Graduate Diploma in Management Practice (Africa) starts in October 2020

SOUTH Africa’s borders officially open for the first time in six months on October 1 but if they hadn’t, students on Henley Business School Africa’s brand new NQF level 8 qualification for Africa would have been walking through the continent’s factories and fairs – from the comfort of their own home – on October 27.…

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Combatting corruption in South Africa depends on three pillars, says experts on Henley and SABSA panel

Published 08 September 2020, Bizcommunity Combatting corruption in South Africa depends on three pillars: ending the bipolar myth of good private sector/bad public sector, the establishment of an unstoppable citizens’ movement and for directors to cross their own intellectual Rubicon and serve companies not shareholders. That’s the view of Daily Maverick associate editor Ferial Haffajee,…