Category Archives: Areas of Interest

GIBS case studies

GIBS faculty produce a number of teaching case studies covering diverse subjects on a yearly basis. Dr Caren Scheepers, with Natalie van der Veen, recently published a case study on Unilever.  The focus of the case study was on contextual leadership and how to embed a  culture of inclusive growth.  The title of the case […]
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Women in the workplace (McKinsey & Company)

Women remain underrepresented across organizations—especially at senior levels of leadership—a new survey by LeanIn.Org and McKinsey finds. Source: Women in the workplace | McKinsey & Company

Brace yourself for Gen Z (Inc.com)

A new survey says that today’s teens, also known as Generation Z, have some very distinct ideas about what they expect in a job. Are you prepared? Source: Brace Yourself for Gen Z | Inc.com

The MBA still rules the market (BizEd)

According to a recent infograph in the July/August 2015 edition of the BizEd magazine the MBA still rules the market.  The infograph is based on a survey done by the Graduate Management Admission Council using the comments from 11,674 prospective students between October 2013 and September 2014. Read the full survey at http://www.gmac.com/market-intelligence-and-research/gmac-surveys/prospective-students.aspx. The infograph is available at  […]
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How can Europe protect its life insurance industry? (World Economic Forum)

By Reinout De Bock Source: wef.ch/1dPF0qY  May 06, 2015

If you haven’t worked a day in your life, you probably don’t love anything

Originally posted on The Indisputable Dirt:
You’ve heard it before, the beloved aphorism from the ever-intriguing Confucius; “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” I’ve also heard it attributed to Albert Einstein, but the internet tells me that Confucius coined it, so we’ll go with…

An Internet of Things prediction for 2025 — with caveats (ComputerWorld)

A massive survey by the Pew Research Center about the Internet of Things in 2025 is very optimistic about its future, though its responses are filled with questions, doubts and caveats.

Source: www.computerworld.com

Gartner Identifies Indias Top 10 Technology Trends in 2014

See on Scoop.it – Centre for Business Analysis & Research – CBAR Gartner, Inc. highlighted the top 10 technology trends and drivers that will be strategic for Indian organizations in 2014. GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC‘s insight: India – “Mr. Tripathi said that while Indian companies may be keen to invest in new technologies, there […]
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Why You Should Care About the Central African Republic – World News Report

See on Scoop.it – Centre for Dynamic Markets The most comprehensive geo-political news service available on the Internet, covering over 263 countries and regions, all U.S. States and Industries. GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC‘s insight: CAR  –  “population 4 million, landlocked and the size of Texas, home to militant groups and undergoing a brutal civil […]
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Nigeria’s 70% economy boost

See on Scoop.it – Centre for Dynamic Markets Nigeria’s GDP grows 71% to become the 26th largest economy in the world GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC‘s insight: Dr Lyal White also comments  –  “Nigeria has moved to be the largest economy by GDP size in Africa and has moved to be the 26th-largest economy in […]
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