South Africa is facing a crisis of confidence from inside the country and internationally. SAICA and the Accountancy profession are no exception.
When organisations, communities, or societies face intractable challenges, the cries for leadership can be deafening. Often these cries reflect the longing for individuals who possess special talents and attributes to inspire their organisations to higher performance levels. Even writings about leadership often emphasise this phenomenon. The inclination to defer to higher authority negates our individual responsibilities to exercise leadership and drive progress in our country and organisations.