Having employees who are happy working for you isn’t just a personal matter, it’s an economic one. Happy employees are more focused, creative, motivated, productive, and positive – all factors which help shape a company’s performance. It also helps you to retain the best talent, which is vital for business success.
Business Sector Prospers in the Face of Global Pandemic – Top Performing Companies Publication 18th Edition
At Topco Media, we’re in the business of celebrating triumphant success stories and, in light of these recent challenges, the Top Performing brand will be recognising the growth that small and medium enterprises (as well as the large) have achieved since 2019 – persevering amidst the twin challenge of COVID and the economy.
The impact of Covid is counted in infection rates, hospitalisations and deaths. Behind these heartbreaking numbers is the impact to consumers and the knock-on effect to businesses. The recent implosion of CNA into Business Rescue highlights the knock-on effect the economic downturn and rapid change in consumer behaviour has had.
Dr Ronel Blom, Academic Dean: REGENT Business School, discusses the intersection between Ethics & Education
In South Africa, as elsewhere in the world, education is seen to be a ‘positional good’. According to Fred Hirsch, the English economist who coined the phrase, a positional good is seen to be something that has value because of its scarcity and its difficulty to achieve, and it results in a perceived or real advantage to the individual who holds it.
The South African Government’s system to facilitate the digital disclosure of interests for those in the public sector is not only streamlining the management of potential conflicts of interests but is also improving compliance.