Mark van der Walt, from Cannon Asset Managers, finds that size really does matter and looks at how investors can take advantage of this. We also look at how boutique managers favour a value approach to investing.
Everything in life has a life cycle. The same can be said for political parties. Moxima Gama, from The Money Hub, talks about the four stages of social movement when it comes to the life cycle of political parties, in particular the ANC. She examines the stage in which the party finds itself currently, and what will happen if they progress into the final stage.
Although demographically Indians and Chinese are included with coloureds and blacks, in this column I focus on both black and coloured tech entrepreneurs, and will refer to them as ‘black tech entrepreneurs’. This is not a racial issue, but mostly because it’s this particular black group that come from a historically disadvantaged background, where being able to use a computer, let alone own one, was just a dream.
Research suggests that time (sleep and meditation) can help you make better business decisions, even tapping into your creative side, according to Colette Symanowitz. As a business leader, often you’re faced with complex, high-impact situations that call for big decisions. Do you make your decisions immediately, or give yourself time to weigh up all the options?
Research has shown that South Africa has not been successful in improving cognitive skills and learning achievements. According to the World Economic Forum study, the quality of our education system has been ranked 133 out of 142 countries. Mark Orpen explains what the phrase ‘Integrated Assessment’ means and what value it has to learning in our country.
According to KPMG, Cyber criminal activity in Africa is a reality for businesses and consumers alike. Cyber criminals today, tend to focus on a range of different services offered, called ‘cyber underground’. Kajen Subramoney, Associate Director at KPMG in SA takes a deeper look into a criminal cyber network, and explains how to mitigate the risks.