August 29, 2017

South Africa’s Leadership standard: An opportunity for leaders to excel by Marius Meyer

  A ‘hands-off’ approach to leadership issues is no longer an option. Leaders need a framework with a clear standard on what is acceptable and unacceptable […]
August 28, 2017

Do all types of organisations struggle with leadership? by Marius Meyer

  On the other hand, traditional leadership behaviour and practices have resurfaced.  Some leaders are arrogant, dishonest, self-centered, greedy, unethical and uncaring with no real vision […]
August 28, 2017

Bullying in the Workplace by Sharmila Govind

  The concept of bullying would normally exist in a schoolyard, or through cyber bullying, however workplace bullying is becoming a very real and common reality. […]
August 25, 2017

20 Leadership lessons from Marikana: Learning from mistakes by Penny Abbott and Marius Meyer

  Lonmin, as conceded by management after the Marikana massacre in its 2012 Annual Report, would not easily build a relationship of trust with its employees […]
August 25, 2017

HR Competence: It is all about Leadership and Personal Credibility by Marius Meyer

      Source: ©SABPP. (2014).  National Human Resource Management Standards.  Johannesburg: SABPP   As custodians of people practices, HR professionals are the leaders of people practices, […]
August 24, 2017

Embracing Leadership now by Lathasha Subban

For centuries, the term “leadership” has embraced the many chapters of history, where we have witnessed leadership “greatness” and “disaster”. Oddly enough, the world seems to […]
August 24, 2017

Why do we need a leadership standard? by Marius Meyer

    The reality is that organisational success depends on the quality of its leaders. Unfortunately, the opposite is also true, and that is that poor […]
August 23, 2017

The development of a Leadership standard for South Africa: A guideline for leaders by Marius Meyer

In 2013 the SA Board for People Practices (SABPP) developed the world’s first set of national HR standards to guide HR teams in applying a consistent […]
August 23, 2017

SABPP launches phase 6 of National HR Standards Journey: People Management Standards by Marius Meyer

  Under the leadership of the SABPP Chairperson, Siphiwe Moyo a new area for HR Standards was embarked on as the top priority of the 11th […]