Management Today - Volume 30, Issue 4, 2012
Volume 30, Issue 4, 2012
Author Robin ProbartSource: Management Today 30, pp 60 –61 (2012)More Less
The ASTD Global Network South Africa has officially enjoyed its 10th birthday this year in 2012 as one of the few approved Global Network countries outside the USA. Pictured above, a plaque is handed to myself (centre) and Juanita Probart by Rick McCarthy (right) on behalf of the ASTD International, who were unable to attend the 8th Annual Local International Conference in the Drakensberg during March 2012.
Source: Management Today 30, pp 62 –69 (2012)More Less
The Talent Wave is the metaphor for talent management and succession planning in the second decade of this millennium. While talent "pools" are associated with shallowness and stagnation, and "leadership pipelines" with constriction into narrow, inflexible paths that can easily get blocked, a wave is pure energy. On the sea, it is not the water that moves, but the energy waves that pass through it. For HR and for corporate leadership, the choice in identifying, growing and retaining talent lies between largely ineffectual attempts to control this energy and finding imaginative ways to harness and work with it.
Author Richard StraubSource: Management Today 30, pp 70 –74 (2012)More Less
Since I left my permanent IBM job some 6 years ago, I enjoy no more being constraint by the requirements of political correctness that you need to observe as a corporate executive. I consider myself as a jester of sorts - for those who want to listen, I am ready to be a sounding board, providing feed-back that they would not get from those who have a relationship of dependency with them. I am convinced we need to question permanently the way we are looking at issues and avoid thinking that we hold the one and only key to truth.
Source: Management Today 30 (2012)More Less
For the first time in the world a nation will define its own formula and will be able to measure its progress against the wishes of its citizens. Brand South Africa, the nation's marketing arm together with Bluprints has undertaken to discover the 'Formula for a South African' - a recipe for how we should, and should not behave.
Author Amanda DormehlSource: Management Today 30, pp 76 –78 (2012)More Less
Vaal University of Technology's vision is to be an Institution of Higher Learning which leads in innovative knowledge and quality technology education. VUT's mission is to produce employable graduates who can make a real impact in South Africa, Africa and beyond. This mission is underpinned by their adoption of cutting edge technology and teaching methods, the formation of a scholarly environment that is conducive for knowledge creation, learning and innovation and the development of a programme qualification mix which meets the needs of the specific societies amid which they function in.
Author Sarah MendellSource: Management Today 30, pp 80 –82 (2012)More Less