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The Precariat: Leadership in Precarious Times by Jon Foster-Pedley

Publish date:2017-05-08

The precariat is a new social class being formed by people who have an existence without predictability or security. This is the phenomenon that fuelled Trump’s success and drove Brexit and a global phenomenon. It demands that we all think in new ways about how we work and lead. 



South African Journal of Labour Relations  - Call for Papers

Publish date:2017-05-08
The South African Journal of Labour Relations is a scientific research journal published by the School of Management Sciences and the Graduate School of Business Leadership of the University of South Africa. It was first published in 1977. As a fully independent refereed publication, accredited by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), and supported by an international Editorial Board, it aims to enhance scholarly research and debate in the field of employment relations management.



African Business Schools as Advocates for Better Business – Dr Ali Elquammah, HEM Business School

For Event: AABS Connect Conference 2017 2017-05-14
Publish date:2017-05-01
Africa is the world's youngest continent, as the proportion of youth among the region's total popoulation is higher than in any other continent. It has the fastest-growing and most youthful population in the world where 60% of it is under the age of 24. These statistics present a serious challenge (or may be real opportunities). The question is: Can African Higher Education Institutions including business schools seize the opportunities being presented to them and try to have an impact by giving good quality and pertinent training programs?



The Rise of the PhD in Africa

Publish date:2017-05-01

The PhD was once the domain of a relatively small body of research academics. Now, the ‘Doctor of Philosophy’ has increased significantly in uptake and importance, receiving unprecedented levels of attention in the media and government education policy papers.

This heightened attention to the doctorate is linked to an increasing awareness, globally, of the importance of higher education in the knowledge economy, particularly with regard to high-level skills.  



ESCA Ecole de Management joined the QTEM as the first member in Africa

Publish date:2017-05-01

In response to a growing and immediate need for skills in analytical and quantitative techniques, leading business schools and universities around the world initiated the Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management “QTEM” network bringing together outstanding students, Academic Partners and International Corporations.  



Call for Papers: 2017 International Conference On Transforming and Growing Economies Through Sustainable Business Innovation

Publish date:2017-04-28

The Faculty of Business at the University of Botswana invites you to its 4th Biennial Conference themed: Sustainable Business Innovation – the key to Transformed and Growing    Economies.

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The 11th to 13th July 2017 conference will afford paper presenters and participants the opportunity to share research findings, methodological approaches creating a stimulating environment for discourse among academia, practitioners, researchers and industry players. It will further facilitate the establishment of meaningful collaboration. Given the anticipated pool of local and global researchers, we are expecting an intellectually stimulating, inspirational, thought provoking and highly interactive event.



Afrillennials Present Specific Challenges to Today’s Managers

Publish date:2017-04-24

At a recent Raizcorp presentation at Henley Business School Africa, Ronen Aires, CEO and founder of Student Village, discussed the topic of Millennials or as he describes them, Afrillennials.

Mr Aires founded Student Village to create a bridge between students and businesses. Through this endeavour he says he has learnt much about the Afrillennial generation, much of which is important for business leaders to grasp to successfully grow Millennials as employees.



How do high performing leaders realise sustainable value?

Publish date:2017-04-24

Andrew Kakabadse, Professor of Governance and Leadership at Henley Business School, has presented the results of his global research project into the effectiveness of corporate boards and his theory on how business can deliver sustainable value.


Mr Kakabadse, has been tracking board performance for over a decade and has accumulated data from 19 500 organisations across 35 countries, including Russia, China, the US, Middle East and UAE. 



ESCA Ecole de Management Recognised by Moroccan State

Publish date:2017-04-20

The Kingdom of Morocco recently reached an important reform in higher education by conferring, for the first time, the State recognition to a few private institutions in highly regulated domains (Architecture, Health & Medicine, Engineering and Management).

ESCA Ecole de Management is one of eight institutions to receive this prestigious recognition in early April.



The Case Centre - The Case Method Resource for Business Education Worldwide

Publish date:2017-04-12


The Case Centre is dedicated to advancing the case method worldwide, sharing knowledge, wisdom and experience to inspire and transform business education across the globe. We are a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity. Access the best management cases, articles and book chapters available worldwide at www.thecasecentre.org. The Case Centre also offers services to support the writing and teaching of cases.



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