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October 25, 2017

The new South African #LeadershipStandard: How will it affect employees? by Marius Meyer

Last week all our articles focused on the role of leaders (senior, middle and first-line) in applying the newly developed South African leadership standard.  Today we […]
October 20, 2017

SABPP 35th Anniversary: Top 35 highlights by Marius Meyer

In October 2017 we celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the SA Board for People Practices (SABPP) as the HR professional and quality assurance body of South […]
October 19, 2017

South Africa’s #LeadershipStandard: Leadership as the biggest opportunity and risk in future by Marius Meyer & Penny Abbott

The biggest opportunity and risk in future is leadership.  If there is one thing we have learned about corporate and governmental success and failure over the […]
October 19, 2017

The 4th Industrial Revolution requires dynamic leaders by Marius Meyer

Over the last nine months I have been exposed to four significant business events about the Fourth Industrial Revolution. These events were: 1. Unilever New World […]
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 […]