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7 Aug

The Importance of Employing the Correct Leadership Approach

  What is your leadership style and do your employees respond to it? There are countless leadership approaches that can be used to define your particular style of leading a team. If you are a still looking for a leadership approach that suits you and your team, this article can help you arrive at that […]

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7 Aug

What is Systems Thinking and how does it affect me?

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7 Jul

How to write a business plan to align your business model

Are you an entrepreneur who needs to learn how to write a business plan? Maybe you have a product that you believe will “go big” but you are not sure how to properly get it “out there” or “to market”. A key element when writing a business plan is to begin with the need and […]

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7 Jul

8 Skills Every Entrepreneur Definitely Needs

When it comes to starting a small business, an entrepreneur may worry about how to successfully run an organisation from the ground up.   It is not simply a matter of walking into an office space, pitching out a few ideas and expecting them to work. It is far more than that, as you will […]

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5 Jul

Do you know how to manage your business strategy?

When managing your business strategy, a good place to start is to assess what you are not doing and what you would like to do with the company going forward. The essence of any strategy development should be about coping with the competition.   “Sound strategy starts with having the right goal,” says Michael Porter, […]

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5 Jul

Why is organisational culture so important?

Organisational culture refers to a system of shared meaning amongst an organisation’s members. More simply, with employees spending 40 hours or more at their workplace, certain practices and environments can be observed.     How does the organisational culture affect an employee?   An organisational culture refers to ideologies, values and norms that become the […]

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15 May

Why Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMMEs) Fail

An entrepreneur is defined as: “a person who undertakes a wealth-creating and value-adding process through developing ideas, assembling resources and making things happen”. It is a well-established fact that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMMEs) are engines of economic growth since they create between 65% and 70% of new jobs in the economy annually.   The […]

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18 Apr

РОЛЬ ДИРЕКТОРА ПОРТФЕЛЯ ПРОЕКТОВ В КООРДИНАЦИИ СЕТИ ПАРТНЕРСКИХ ОРГАНИЗАЦИЙ В УСЛОВИЯХ ФОРМИРУЮЩЕЙСЯ ЭКОНОМИКИ СОТРУДНИЧЕСТВА

Dr Pieter Steyn (South Africa) and Dr Brane Semolic (Slovenia)    

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10 Apr

2017 Cranefield College Graduation address by Mr Bonisile Makubalo

Principal of Cranefield College, Prof P. Steyn; Chairperson and members of our Governing Council; Cranefield management, all lecturers and staff Graduands; Proud parents, partners and relatives of the graduands; Ladies and gentlemen,   Welcome to the 2017 graduation of Cranefield College, it is an honour and a privilege for me to address you today on […]

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6 Aug

Cranefield Cum Laude student, Mr Ibraguim Kenguerli’s Master’s Dissertation

Organisational Dynamics in Complex Environments:   Changes taking place in the first decade of the 21st century post-industrial age are causing major adjustments in every industry in every sector of economy. The competitive environment, the primary source of opportunities and threats, is becoming more and more dynamic and disorderly, and its high volatility transpires into […]

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