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Technical but vital... B-BBEE, CSI and other acronyms

For the first time a report has been put together on the influence of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) on Corporate Social Investment (CSI).

Report Abstract:

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Transformation

The Super Trawler... Why all the fuss?

In 2012, a massive Super Trawler arrived in Australia.  This ship was intended for fishing for small pelagic fish species (i.e. jack mackerel and redbait).  The ship, was 142 meters (465 feet) long, and capable of towing a net 200 meters (656 feet) wide.  1,126 more words

Matters Of Perception

Tourism: The Negative Impacts of Travel and the Future of the Service Industry

From climbing to the top of the Eiffel Tower and overlooking the city of Paris to walking through the amphitheater of Rome’s Colosseum, the world’s various historical landmarks and architectural masterpieces provide society with a great amount of places to explore. 339 more words

White Paper

Panera: Ingredients for Success

On a recent business trip, I stopped by a Panera Bread location in New England on a weeknight just a few minutes before closing.  I had a minor concern that I might not be able to place an order due to the time, fueled by the fact that two employees with clipboards seemed to be taking an inventory of all of the remaining food items on the shelves.  752 more words

Food Waste

Learning What???

Education is traditionally viewed as an institution for learning. Learning what?

“What did you learn in school today?” – Dad

“Nothing.” – Me

That was the standard conversation shared between my Dad and I at the end of a school day, pretty much throughout the entirety of my academic career. 467 more words

Education

The ROI of Human Economics

This is a continuation of (pssst….Don’t Tell Anyone) We’re PEOPLE! Human economics, the new Business Hip

I’ve proposed in The Greater Good that organizations have a huge, largely untapped influencer potential over the overall strength of our social fabric: not just standard of living but also quality of life (QoL). 837 more words

Community; Society

Sustainability- What It Is And What It Isn't

Sustainability. Oh yes, that buzz word that everybody loves to use and abuse nowadays. It’s one of those words that gets twisted and turned in ways that don’t make sense; like a 5th grader who gets hold of a thesaurus for the first time and uses big words out of context. 523 more words