USB Agenda Magazine

 

USB Agenda places current management, leadership and business education matters on the table for debate. It features the intellectual capital of the school as well as the achievements of its graduates. It also serves as a meeting place for alumni to renew networks. Hence, its tagline: Learning, Linking, Leading. Published by: USB, USB Executive Development Ltd, and the USB Alumni Association. Distributed free of charge to: USB and USB-ED alumni, corporates, companies, friends of the USB and other interested parties. Publication frequency: twice a year.

Collections in this community

Recent Submissions

  • Liquor advertising: to ban or not to ban 

    Haw, Penny (2011-10)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Pressure is mounting from government to ban alcohol advertising but opponents insist the move would cost the country and its inhabitants dearly, and have little effect on alcohol abuse. PENNY ...

  • Dink sake-ontwerp 

    Smith, Cherice (2013-04)
    AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Sedert die aankondiging dat Kaapstad die Wêreldontwerphoofstad 2014 is, het ontwerp ’n gewilde onderwerp geword. Cherice Smith verken ontwerpdenke – ’n proses wat gebruik word om ’n uitdaging deur ...

  • Think business design 

    Smith, Cherice (2013-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Since the announcement of Cape Town as World Design Capital 2014, design has become a much talked-about topic. Cherice Smith explores design thinking – a process used to turn a challenge into ...

  • Hemelhoë ambisie 

    Smith, Cherice (2013-10)
    AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Die USB MBA-alumnus Nombeko Mbava kyk al van kleins af na die groter prentjie om te sien waar en hoe sy tot die toekoms kan bydra. En op die oomblik doen sy presies dit as werknemer by die Suid-Afrikaanse ...

  • Sky-high ambition 

    Smith, Cherice (2013-10)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Since a young age, USB MBA graduate Nombeko Mbava has looked at the bigger picture, seeing where and how she can contribute to the future. Now, working for the South African National Space Agency, she ...

  • Hou aan hernuwe 

    Smit, Cherice (2013-10)
    AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Die USB PhD-alumnus dr Ferdie Lochner is ’n voorstander van tegnologiebestuur en innovasie. As hoof: IT-finansies en innovasieleier by die Stad Kaapstad help hy ook om innovasie regoor die ...

  • Financing Africa's growth: the role of development finance 

    Adjasi, Charles (2014-10)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: What financial tools do African countries have at their disposal to finance, say, infrastructure projects, small business expansion or household assets? Prof Charles Adjasi, associate professor and head: ...

  • Uxhaso mali lokuhluma kweafrika: indima yophuhliso lwemali 

    Adjasi, Charles (2014-10)
    Zeziphi izixhobo zoqoqosho uMzantsi Afrika onazo kwezemali,ukutsho, amaziko enza iiprojekthi, ukwanda kwamashishini amancinci okanye izinto ezinokuthi zithengiswe zamakhaya? Njing. Charles Adjasi, injingalwazi emanyeneyo ...

  • Diversity in the workplace: the good, the bad, the necessary 

    Smith, Cherice (2014-10)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: South Africa celebrates 20 years of democracy this year. As an aspect of democracy, Cherice Smith looks at the developments and drawbacks of diversity in the workplace these past two decades.

  • Diversiteit in die werkplek: die goeie, die slegte, die nodige 

    Smith, Cherice (2014-10)
    AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Suid-Afrika vier vanjaar 20 jaar van demokrasie. As ’n aspek van demokrasie kyk Cherice Smith na die verwikkelinge en terugslae van diversiteit in die werkplek oor die afgelope twee dekades.

  • Ukungafani Kwabantu emsebenzini: Okuhle, Okubi, Okubalulekileyo 

    Smith, Cherice (2014-10)
    UMzantsi Afrika ubhiyozela ama 20 eminyaka ye demokrasi kulo nyaka. Nje ngembonakalo yenkululeko, uCherice Smith uye wajonga uphuhliso noqhwayelomva lokungafani kwabantu kwindawo zemisebenzi kule minyaka ilishumi idlulileyo.

  • Putting the work into networking 

    Smith, Cherice (2014-10)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Business gurus claim that networking has become an absolute necessity for career exposure and success. But how should one go about networking? How can networks be leveraged for an optimal outcome? Cherice ...

  • Sit die werk in netwerk 

    Smith, Cherice (2014-10)
    AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Sakeghoeroes meen dat om te netwerk ’n absolute noodsaaklikheid vir loopbaanblootstelling en sukses geword het. Maar hoe moet ’n mens te werke gaan om te netwerk? Hoe kan netwerke gebruik word vir ...

  • Wanneer waardes waarde skep 

    Susman, Simon (2014-10)
    Geen opsomming

  • Be agile 

    Leuvennink, Jaco (2014-10)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Nowadays, it seems as if everyone should pay attention to everything at the same time and respond immediately. Agility in the workplace might therefore help to calm down hot tempers and reduce ...

  • When values create value 

    Susman, Simon (2014-10)
    No abstract

  • Wees vlugtig 

    Leuvennink, Jaco (2014-10)
    AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Dit blyk deesdae dat almal tegelykertyd aan alles moet aandag gee en dadelik moet reageer. Vlugheid in die werkplek kan daarom help om slegte humeure te kalmeer en angs te verminder, sê Jaco Leuvennink.

  • Isa die intrapreneur 

    Smith, Cherice (2014-10)
    AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Toe hy jonk was wou Isa Omagu, wat onlangs verkies is tot voorsitter van die USB-Alumnivereniging se uitvoerende komitee, ’n mediese dokter word. Hy het egter ’n ander loopbaanpad gevolg en is nou ...

  • Isa Omagu: banking on success 

    Smith, Cherice (2014-10)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Growing up, Isa Omagu, recently elected chairperson of the USB Alumni Exco, wanted to be a medical doctor. But he followed a different career path and is now enriching lives through financial advice ...

  • Creating knowledge together 

    Smith, Cherice (2013-10)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Over the years higher education learning has evolved from class lecturing to collaborative learning – where students learn from each other with the lecturer as facilitator. Cherice Smith looked into the ...

  • Die hoogtepunte van die eerste inname 

    Smith, Cherice (2013-10)
    AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Die USB se eerste inname van Kleinsakeakademie-deelnemers het onlangs hul ontwikkelingsprogram voltooi. Cherice Smith praat met van die deelnemers, borge en ander.

  • USB SBA: first intake's highs and hopes 

    Smith, Cherice
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: USB’s first intake of Small Business Academy participants recently completed their development programme. Cherice Smith speaks to some of the participants, sponsors and others.

  • MBA-navorsingsprojek: vanggat of voordeel 

    Morrison, John (2013-10)
    AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Is dit steeds nodig om ’n navorsingsprojek as deel van die MBA te doen? Dr John Morrison, ’n dosent in Navorsingsmetodologie en senior navorser by die USB, bekyk dit van nader.

  • MBA research project: barrier or benefit 

    Morrison, John (2013-10)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Is it still necessary to do a research project as part of the MBA? Dr John Morrison, lecturer in Research Methodology and senior researcher at USB, takes a closer look.

  • Kungani kumele ukuba iinkokeli zixolele 

    Mgayi, Bongani (2013-10)
    Nangona iintsapho noluntu zivela zithembele emandleni oxolelo ukujongana nempikiswano nongquzulwano, isixhobo sihlala, singaphuhlisekanga kwezoshishino unika ingxelo uBongani Mgayi -ichule kwezoshishino kwanomcebisi ...

  • Waarom leiers moet vergewe 

    Mgayi, Bongani (2013-10)
    AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Al het families en gemeenskappe ontwikkel om op die krag van vergifnis staat te maak om geskille en konflik te hanteer, bly die hulpmiddel onderontwikkel in sakekonflikte, skryf Bongani Mgayi – ’n ...

  • Why leaders must forgive 

    Mgayi, Bongani (2013-10)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Though families and communities have evolved to rely on the power of forgiveness to deal with disputes and conflict, the tool remains underdeveloped in business conflicts, reports Bongani Mgayi – ...

  • CSR 

    Leuvennink, Jaco (2013-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Serious stock-taking about the state of our planet, society and the economy is needed. According to Prof Arnold Smit, business should play a role by means of a broader and more holistic understanding ...

  • New horisons 

    Smith, Cherice (2013-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: He was the first black editor of Die Burger newspaper, chairperson of the South African National Editors’ Forum and recipient of the sought-after Nieman Fellowship to study at Harvard University. These ...

  • Vra die skare vir oplossings 

    Wyngaard, Heindrich (2013-04)
    AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Crowdsourcing, wat ook fansourcing, crowdcasting of mass collaboration genoem word, maak gebruik van die gemeenskaplike intelligensie van ’n klomp mense om met ’n idee of oplossing vorendag te kom – ...

View more