Dunning Africa Centre

Is it Africa’s time, or has the continent’s race been run?

There has been a lot of talk around Africa’s move towards free trade, which hopes to connect the continent to be a powerful force in the global economy. But will it be the catalyst many hope or another false start for Africa? By Rajneesh Narula and Jon Foster Pedley Is Africa still stretching on the…

Revealing research questions the impact of African business schools

Press release: Revealing research questions the impact of African business schools   15 June 2022, Johannesburg, South Africa. There is no limit to the areas in which African business schools can widen their footprint, believes Jonathan Foster-Pedley, dean and director: Henley Business School Africa and a board member of the Association of African Business Schools…

Show Your Stripes Day

#ShowYourStripes: Be part of global climate change movement

#ShowYourStripes Day – 21 June 2022 Thousands of people around the world will again unite against climate change by sharing a striking climate change visualisation on Tuesday 21 June. The climate stripes infographic, created by Professor Ed Hawkins at the University of Reading, display rising annual temperatures in one clear image. Television meteorologists, major organisations…

Henley Africa partners as research partner for 10th AABLA Awards

HENLEY Business School Africa has been chosen once again as the research partner for the All Africa Business Leaders Awards. This is a particularly special edition of the awards, because they weren’t held last year because of COVID-19 plus this year will be the 10th time they are presented. “We are overjoyed to be partnering…

Maybe the time has come to slay the sacred cow that is the five-day working week

Maybe the time has come to slay the sacred cow that is the five-day working week 16 April 2022, Daily Maverick 168   WHEN South Africans think of employment, it’s normally framed as an issue of unemployment. It makes sense after all the latest figures are terrifying, but what’s as concerning is the tectonic shifts…

Joint ESG research project between Henley Business School and Risk Insights: Announcement on the progress

Following COP26, companies, investors, civil society, regulators, and other stakeholders are looking for guidance from leading academic and industry experts in navigating the shift towards a sustainable economy at the time of stakeholder capitalism and the 4th industrial revolution.   Attuned and proactive conscious leadership is critical at a time of global uncertainty and large-scale geopolitical…