Management Today - Volume 22, Issue 1, 2006
Volume 22, Issue 1, 2006
Author Angelo KehayasSource: Management Today 22 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... 48 Management Today February 2006 Management consultants: endeavouring to narrow the skills gap L Angelo Kehayas is president of the Institute of Management Consultants. The IMCSA may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: (011) 789 9996. Last year Angelo Kehayas returned to the Institute of Management Consultants and was voted in as president by council members. The IMCSA has seen some major challenges and Management Today was given the opportunity to discuss these with him. MT: The recent history of the IMCSA shows that it has been somewhat of a rocky road. What went wrong in the past? KEHAYAS: ..
Author Johan De NysschenSource: Management Today 22 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... The automotive industry: significant cultural differences J Johan de Nysschen, CEO of Audi in America, was the guest speaker at an Alumni breakfast of the Graduate School of Management at the University of Pretoria at the end of last year. Johan de Nysschen, a South African who graduated at the Graduate School of Management at the University of Pretoria and CEO of Audi in America, recently visited South Africa and was invited by the GSM to share his business experiences at an executive breakfast. As America is the largest market for Audi outside of Germany, this position places De Nysschen ..
Author Tony FrostSource: Management Today 22, pp 50 –56 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... I Reducing climate change and good corporate citizenship: not incompatible partners 50 Management Today February 2006 Increasing attention is being paid to the phenomenon of climate change and, while much research is still to be done, this much is clear: the key driver of climate change is human activity. In short, our dependence on - and therefore massive and growing - consumption of fossil fuels is at the heart of the problem. The real challenge of climate change is that it's seen as an invisible, intangible and 'out there' thing that doesn't impact on individuals and their organisations in ..
Author Lize BooysenSource: Management Today 22, pp 52 –56 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... S Social identity challenges facing leaders (Part II) 52 Management Today February 2006 "In order to utilise all talent and potential effectively, leaders have to South Africanise through building an organisational culture of inclusivity where all people feel they are heard, seen and respected and where all perceive similar levels of opportunities to grow." Prof Lize Booysen is professor of leadership at the Unisa School of Business Leadership. She delivered her inaugural address recently and this series of articles is taken from that presentation.This is the second article in the two part series. In the first part of this ..
Author Cecelia RosaSource: Management Today 22, pp 58 –60 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... T Handwriting analysis: hidden truths revealed 58 Management Today February 2006 Dr Cecelia Rosa is academic manager at Milpark Business School. Handwriting analysis can be a powerful ally to the human resource manager. It can help to appoint the most suitable employees, reduce potential conflict situations and retain valuable staff. Handwriting analysis provides accurate insight into the way people think and behave which conventional psychometric tests are not always able to do. The business world is increasingly coming to realise that its human capital is its most valuable asset and the cornerstone in its success. However, managing employee relationships ..
Author Bill PriceSource: Management Today 22, pp 59 –61 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... Management Today February 2006 59 Are you ready to be coached at the next level? Bill Price is CEO of VIP Leadership and Strategic Coaching and Mentoring Institute and Vulindela Coaching. He is chairperson of the Africa Institute of Leading responsible for coaching top leaders and government leaders in 32 Anglo African countries. He may be reached at email@example.com or on telephone (011) 918 2464. CCoaching and mentoring are now being used more frequently in companies to help them empower and improve their talent pool. Some companies resort to outside coaches although this is a minefield due to the ..
Source: Management Today 22 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... VIP Institute graduation ceremony Management Today February 2006 61 Thirty nine professional business and life coaches and mentors graduated from the VIP Leadership and Strategic Coaching and Mentoring Institute after having completed their extensive business and life coach/mentor course over a period of eight months. Prof Hein Schenk of Unisa's HR department was the guest speaker. The evening was a graduation 'with a difference' as it included a dinner at the Johannesburg Hotel School in Auckland Park. There were two master practioners-coach graduates who completed their 2 400 one-on-one hours of CEO and board level coaching interventions. Twenty four ..
Author Tim DunnSource: Management Today 22, pp 63 –64 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... Management Today February 2006 63 Managing passwords without compomising security PPicture the scene: the 5 000 strong work force of a multinational company is returning to work after a long and very enjoyable Christmas break and they're thinking about easing themselves back into the routine of work once more. They sit down at their work stations and power up their computers. Whilst their machines are themselves waking up from the Christmas break, they wander off to the kitchen to make coffee and catch up with their colleagues. Ten minutes later, they're back at their desks to see a message ..