1. What kind of candidates does your school seek to attract? We’re looking for people who want to lift their futures through studying hard, learning skills and building character. We’re looking for normal people with above average commitment. We specialise in trying to create “family-friendly” learning – good learning design can reduce the amount of…
The Daily Maverick, 6 March 2019 By Jon Foster-Pedley TIMES of late have been a bit of a roller-coaster – even by what passes for normal in this country. We emerged from the festive season to a series of rapid-fire bombshell disclosures by the former chief operating officer of Bosassa, Angelo Agrizzi, which recalibrated…
we don’t need leaders practised in the art of pathos – the ability to appeal to the emotions. What we need are leaders who can engage with logos (logic) and ethos (character). We’ve had them in the recent past. Can we find them again?
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Foster-Pedley said he hoped the graduates would take a leaf out of Gordhan’s hat and serve as active corporate citizens with an unshakeable moral compass and sense of purpose to fight institutionalised greed, corruption and state capture so that all South Africans can share in the country’s wealthy, and create a better life for their families and communities.
And ironically, if we go back to the study, it’s the micro-businesses that encourage the greatest degree of latitude when it comes to side-hustling.
While the Dean welcomes the present response to bribery, corruption and State capture, he asserts, “Sooner or later it will be business as usual and the onus is on us as teachers and mentors to ensure that our next generation of leaders don’t become complacent and slip back into the bad old ways. Just as corruption becomes systemic, we need to be educating our future leaders in a way that good governance becomes systemic.
Henley has designed the Creative MBA and actively seeks out creatives who may not had the opportunity to join in this journey.
As we move through the process of the State Capture inquiry, it can still be difficult to understand even the effect of blatant high-level corruption on the average family in South Africa. How can we begin to have conversations about what is fair remuneration for CEOs, or the difference between exploitative and enabling business practices…