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16 Mar

Collaboratism: A Solution to Declining Globalisation and Rising Protectionism

Authors: Prof Dr Pieter Steyn and Prof Dr Brane Semolic This article in PM World Journal Volume VI, Issue 3 March 2017 – http://pmworldjournal.net/article/collaboratism/ Globalisation has dominated economics and trade for decades. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines globalisation as: “the development of an increasingly integrated global economy marked especially by free trade, free flow of capital, and […]

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4 Mar

The EdTech Trends To Look Out For In 2015

For many educators, technology is now a key tool in their practice, and in some cases even shapes the way they teach. So I thought it would be useful to round up some of the key trends in educational technology to look out for in 2015. PERSONALIZATION Greater availability of data and the use of […]

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25 Sep

Project Management – Out with ‘jobs for pals’

Project Management Out with ‘jobs for pals’ ‘Companies need leaders who can improve efficiency and create a culture of learning’, writes Primarashni Gower Although several government departments and companies are sending their staff on intensive project management courses to equip them with skills to implement strategies, nothing will change if the top management is weak […]

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25 Sep

Strategic Leadership in a Changing Economy

In difficult times and changing economies, employees look to leadership for direction and motivation Leadership Written by Dr Stanley Mpofu The underlying attributes of strategic leadership are vision and influence, focus on the company’s people, implementation of a vision, integrity, stretching employees to deliver higher performance, being an agent of change, and remaining focused on […]

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25 Sep

Supply Chain Programmes Extend to Postgraduate Field

According to Professor Organisational collaboration and creation of innovative value chain is becoming one of the most critical dimensions of new business models. A knowledge-based economy needs high levels of technological literacy. To have rapid access to knowledge centres and replicate the knowledge through quick response is a critical factor of modern organisational performance. A […]

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25 Sep

Programme Managing Demand Management, Capacity Planning and Master Scheduling

-A paper delivered by Professor Pieter Steyn of Cranefield College (www.cranefield.ac.za) at the Eskom Project Management Forum on 25 March 2008.   Eskom Customer Needs Eskom customers have risk management programmes that are important for sustainable operations.  These risk management programmes involve considering the improbable and measuring the intangible.  Sustainable electricity supply is part of […]

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