DELEGATION: The key for motivation and productivity

by: Mark Orpen | CEO | The Institute of People Development | www.peopledevelopment.co.za | A large managerial role entails making people work, driving productivity and reducing inefficiencies and too often management holds onto the reigns, gathering all the more balls until they simply cannot be juggled any longer. Delegation is the key to motivating staff. […]

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The Future of Human Resources

The current unemployment rate in South Africa is 27,7% – that’s almost a third of the population. A large portion of the unemployed are in fact graduates, with an overwhelming 60% of graduates remaining unemployed, or being employed in a career that is not in their field of study. Where does this leave the future […]

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Excellence in Training & Development Rewarded

Excellence in Training & Development Rewarded

As South Africa continues to expand, evolve and explore new markets, it is overflowing with exciting and  innumerable opportunities. To capitalise on these opportunities companies must develop a respect for growth, a love for learning and a penchant for upskilling their employees to offer educated and professional solutions to real needs. In recognition of this, the MEA South […]

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Managing for a Productive Workforce

Managing for a Productive Workforce

In the modern workplace, filled with distractions and illusions of grandeur, it can be an overwhelming task to maintain motivation, and drive a workforce to deliver productivity. To achieve this, 21st century managers should focus on two elements; getting people to work, and making work for people. American automobile executive Lee Iacocca once said; “Start with good people, […]

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