ETHICS: The Source of Ethics?

In the longstanding lecturers’ tradition of using imagined names that only the lecturer thinks are funny, I recently asked my students why it is wrong for Mr Tickenbash CA(SA) to provide assurance services to a company where he is a non-executive director. In the longstanding students’ tradition of giving an answer that only the student…

WIK EN WEEG: Die ekonomie trap diep spore

Die landbou ervaar goeie tye, met inkomstes wat 50% gestyg het in 2008 en goeie oeste wat oor die komende jaar wag. So ook die konstruksiebedryf soos die land sy infrastruktuur probeer verbeter na jare van erg verwaarlosing en toenemende tekorte. Daar is ook ander sektore in die ekonomie wat selfs buitengewoon goed doen. Werksgeleentheid…

NEW GENERATION: SOCIAL DNA

People are different! As a new generation CA(SA) making your way through corporate South Africa, you will experience the difference immediately. People not only look different but they are different. They act differently, behave differently and deal with exactly the same issues differently. Let’s just be honest, it’s confusing. The key to managing and negotiating…

BUILDING A MANAGEMENT STYLE

The new South African parliament mace is considered a strong symbol of authority, leadership and diversity within Parliament and amongst our country’s leaders. The design incorporates a strong sense of South Africa, its people and their leaders. Don’t let anyone tell you that management is a science. It isn’t; it’s an art based on adapting…

RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS IN A NEW AGE

There have been several major socio-economic upheavals in relatively recent history, each bringing in unprecedented economic change and a new way of doing business. The Industrial Revolution brought mass production and mass consumption. The Internet Revolution brought the rise of the information economy, and ushered in the current era, that of multinational capitalist globalisation. Globalisation…

WIK EN WEEG: EKONOMIESE BELEID RAAK AGGRESSIEF

Dit lei geen twyfel dat internasionale beleidsmakers lankal baie aggressief optree nie. Maar dit was dan ook te verwagte, gegewe die ergste ekonomiese krisis in dekades. Die Federale Reserwe het byvoorbeeld sy rentekoerse tot nul verlaag. Baie ander leidende sentrale banke is ook alreeds daar of ten minste op pad. En baie regerings het laasjaar…