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April 21, 2018

Let Us Empower People with Disabilities in the Workplace by Marius Meyer

Last week, SABPP Chief Operating Officer, Xolani Mawande attended the Disability Conference of Old Mutual in Cape Town. It was wonderful for him to see how […]
April 21, 2018

The 4th Industrial Revolution: The quest for a new breed of change leaders by Marius Meyer

In recent times we have heard a lot about the Fourth Industrial Revolution.  New concepts are developed on a regular basis, and before you can grasp […]
April 21, 2018

Protecting the Victims and Whistle-Blowers by Penny Abbott

Despite a raft of laws and regulations in South Africa which aim to protect victims of discrimination and harassment as well as to protect whistle-blowers, recent […]
April 13, 2018

THE WORKPLACE IMPACT OF LISTERIOSIS: 10 Guidelines for HR Professionals By Marius Meyer & Penny Abbott

1.   Introduction The Listeriosis outbreak in South Africa has been the biggest in the world with the highest number of cases and deaths.  Cases were also reported […]
April 13, 2018

The (ir)relevance of universities in the modern knowledge economy: An opportunity for academics to step up by Marius Meyer

INTRODUCTION During the last ten years, there have been dramatic changes impacting on higher education institutions. Phenomenal developments in the workplace, especially regarding the growth in […]
April 12, 2018

SABPP registered HR Managers as Commissioners of Oaths by Xolani Mawande

In pursuit of the strategy of the SA Board for People Practices (SABPP) in providing a voice for the human resource (HR) profession, we are celebrating […]
April 12, 2018

Cancer in the workplace: A call for HR Managers to embrace employee wellness by Marius Meyer

Last Saturday we celebrated #WorldHealthDay. It reminded us of the importance of health in society and indeed the workplace. Last year (2017) we celebrated the launch […]
April 11, 2018

South African social enterprise selected as finalist of the global WISE Awards

Partners for Possibility joins NGOs from Morocco and Nigeria on prestigious WISE list   Partners for Possibility (PfP), a South African social enterprise that develops leadership […]
April 11, 2018

The SABPP HR Professional Practice Standard on Employment Equity, Diversity (Inclusion) Management: An assessment tool for practical application and audits by Sakkie van Greunen, Marius Meyer and Annetjie Moore

Building on the development of the National HR Standards in 2013, since 2014 SABPP developed a new set of HR Professional Practice Standards dealing with specific […]