Category Archives: International Thought Leaders

Governance Highlights from Warren Buffet's Letter to Shareholders

Governance Highlights from Warren Buffet’s Letter to Shareholders

Every year Warren Buffet writes a letter to Berkshire shareholders highlighting key performance developments. This letter draws the attention of analyst and fund managers. As I was reading this letter  I noted key issues that were highlighted as regards to how corporate governance can be handled. Below I quote verbatim some of the key highlights

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Q n A with Dave Millner on People Analytics

Q n A with Dave Millner on People Analytics

Memory caught up with David Millner, a people analytics expert to discuss people analytics and its impact on business. MN: What is people analytics?  DM: People Analytics is the use of business and workforce-based data and analytic tools to identify insights on people that enable faster, more accurate, and more confident business decision-making. MN: What

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Q&A with Dave Ulrich on how HR can help the Business win in the Market

An Interview with Dave Ulrich on how HR can help  the Business win in the Market Memory Nguwi caught up with Dave Ulrich to discuss pertinent issues facing the human resources profession, specifically how HR can add value to the business. Questions Memory: How do  you measure the performance of the HR department in an

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INDIVIDUAL PERSONALITY, EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE, AND LIFE OUTCOMES

Individual Personality, Emotional Intelligence, and Life Outcomes

Memory Nguwi caught up with Steve Hunt (Senior Vice President Human Capital Management Research at SAP SuccessFactors) to discuss how personality and emotional intelligence impact on life outcomes. MN: What is individual personality and can it be changed or improved? SH: Personality is often defined as a natural tendency to display certain kinds of behaviours

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Developing the right leaders and culture to get results from your business

Developing the right leaders and culture to get results from your business

I caught up with the renowned Human Resources guru Norm Smallwood to get his thoughts on how organisations can develop the right leaders and culture to drive the business. Norm Smallwood is a recognized authority in developing businesses and their leaders to deliver results and increase value. His current work relates to increasing business value

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Culture Transformation – Q & A with Chris Edmonds

Culture Transformation – Q & A with Chris Edmonds

In this article I asked Chris Edmonds about culture transformation. Chris Edmonds is a sought-after speaker, author, and executive consultant who is the founder and CEO of The Purposeful Culture Group MN: You wrote the book The Culture Engine. What is organisational Culture and how important is it in driving business performance? CE: Culture has a variety

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People Analytics Q & A with Greta Roberts

People Analytics Q & A with Greta Roberts

In this question and answer session I talk to Greater Roberts from the USA on People Analytics. Greta Roberts is an acknowledged influencer in the field of predictive workforce analytics. Memory Nguwi (MN): What is people analytics? Greta Roberts (GR): (a) To me people analytics goes outside the domain of the workforce.  It can also

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The role of HR in organisational transformation: Q & A with Dave Ulrich

The role of HR in organisational transformation: Q & A with Dave Ulrich

I recently engaged the renowned Human Resources guru Dave Ulrich to get his thoughts on the role of HR in organisational transformation in our operating context and what organisations can to do leverage on their human resource. I once brought Dave Ulrich to Zimbabwe for the IPC Regional Human Resources Summit on the 23rd of

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