October 17, 2017

Professionals as leaders by Marius Meyer

Thanks to a rich tradition of developing a strong pool of professionals in South Africa, in particular as a result of strong professional bodies in most […]
October 17, 2017

Supervisors as super leaders by Marius Meyer

  Now that South Africa’s first national leadership standard has been developed, I ask myself the question: What is the role of the first-line supervisor in […]
October 17, 2017

Middle managers at the centre of organisational success by Marius Meyer

In my previous article I highlighted the key role of top and other senior managers as leaders ensuring organisational success. Today I want to expand on […]
October 16, 2017

The South African #LeadershipStandard: The role of senior leaders in ensuring organisational success by Marius Meyer

The top managers and senior managers of an organisation play a critical role in ensuring organisational success. They set the vision and direction for the organisation, […]
October 13, 2017

Why do good leaders make big mistakes? by Marius Meyer

For decades commentators and the media have been fascinated with the behaviour and performance of leaders.  In addition, academics have studied leadership behaviour and performance and […]
October 12, 2017

The South African Leadership Standard: Leading People by Penny Abbott & Marius Meyer

    To be successful in leadership, a leader must have personal credibility, treat people as individuals and how fairness and respect to all staff members. […]
October 11, 2017


Dear HR Class of 2017 The SA Board for People Practices (SABPP), the HR professional and accreditation body would like to wish you all the best […]
October 11, 2017

The South African Leadership Standard: Living the values by Penny Abbott & Marius Meyer

      However, the reality is that people come to the workplace with different values. Even good values like integrity and honesty mean different things […]
October 11, 2017

The South African Leadership Standard: Reflecting for improvement by Penny Abbott & Marius Meyer

  Let us look at typical mistakes leaders make: Leaders sometimes assume that past success guarantees future success and they therefore continue with what worked for […]