Month: May 2014

Book review: Good to Great by Jim Collins

Good to Great is not a new book, but it’s a timeless classic for those who want to understand alchemy of business success.  Collins defines greatness as financial performance several multiples better than the market average over a sustained period. He distils the recipe for greatness down to a single axiom: find what you’re good […] more

New labour laws could have unintended consequences

By Ciaran Ryan The new Labour Relations and Employment Equity Acts have far-reaching implications for employers and temporary employment agencies. Under the amended Labour Relations Act (LRA), temporary employment agencies and their clients will become jointly and severally liable for unfair labour practices. Currently only agencies are liable for adverse awards in unfair labour practice […] more