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5 Tips for Implementing Governance in Small Business

Posted on: 11 Jun 2015

While implementing a governance framework into a small business might produce significant long term benefits, the introduction of a board into such an intimate environment can be extremely daunting for business owners. “The value of different expertise and diverse personalities in a small business environment is invaluable, despite the perceived effort and complication in introducing this element,” says Seugnet van den Berg, MD at consulting firm Bizmod.

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M&A success at risk when culture is overlooked

Posted on: 14 Apr 2015

Merging or acquisitions of companies often occur when business want to expand into new markets, acquire new technology or reduce competition. While many of the physical integration aspects are typically covered in the process, Seugnet van den Berg, MD at consulting firm Bizmod says that more often than not, little time is spent on introducing the resources - understanding the skillsets and experience and ultimately making people feel at home.

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Knowledge Transfer Lacking

Posted on: 01 Apr 2015

Many of us have attended a strategy session or listened to an impressive speaker and longed for a method to absorb all of the knowledge presented in an efficient manner.

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The Success of a restructure is dependant on the approach

Posted on: 24 Oct 2014

An integrated approach to implementing new organisational ways of working plays a vital role in the success of restructuring within an organisation. Restructuring is often associated with negative connotations and the mere mention of it can cause disruption and unrest amongst employees and other stakeholders.

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SA business suffering from lack of knowledge transfer in employee management

Posted on: 01 Oct 2014

Many of us have attended a strategy session, or listened to an impressive speaker, and longed for a method to absorb – efficiently - all of the knowledge presented. Employers know that for their employee management practices to be successful, gaining knowledge is empowering and creates vast opportunity for improvement and growth. Unfortunately, not many people are willing to share their knowledge. People are hesitant to share what they know with others as they believe that protecting this information gives them power over their colleagues or audience.

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