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Feeding Company Culture Through a Global Crisis

By: Mondelez 29 April 2020 CORPORATE ESSENTIALS

  By Cebile Xulu, People Lead: Sub Sahara Africa, Mondelēz International As we enter the level four of lockdown in South Africa, a question for many business leaders is how to keep company culture alive and staff morale high through this difficult time.At Mondelēz South Africa, we have always had an existing work from home policy that has been encouraged…

What’s the Quality of Your Ethics Strategy?

A request to write an ethics strategy for an organisation, in theory, should be viewed as welcome consulting work. It is also a relevant request given both the importance of workplace ethics and the crucial role that strategy fulfils in an organisation. So what’s the catch? The answer lies in how we define organisational strategy. It is well understood for…

What COVID-19 means for IT

Renewed emphasis on digitalisation as a key strategy for sustainability is placing pressure on CIOs to ensure corporate systems are resilient. One certainty that has emerged from the COVID-19 crisis is that organisations embarking on digitalisation were better prepared to respond to the crisis. These companies were able to swiftly enable their employees to work remotely and were better placed…

The Realities of Remote Working

By: CRS Technologies 22 April 2020 ABC OF BEE

  The 35-day national lockdown (extended from the original 21 days) is placing a significant economic and emotional strain on employers and employees alike. Some industries have been forced to shut down completely while others have enabled their staff to work from home. Ian McAlister, General Manager at CRS Technologies, believes remote working is about more than ensuring staff have…

Innovative Thinking Is The Key To Leveraging 4IR Technologies

Enhanced AI, improved data capture and other technological advances to benefit the waste management industry. Human well-being has always been interwoven with that of the environment. From local communities to the global commons, the environment supplies us with the natural resources that fuel the growth of our industries and economies. The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) has brought with it technological…

The COVID-19 Lessons Business Must Learn

Although the crisis is still unfolding, it’s already clear that building resilience into your organisational DNA is more important than ever “COVID-19 has forced the world into a new reality. We have to self-isolate yet remain connected to our work and clients. COVID-19 has also graphically demonstrated how connected we are, and how that connectedness is a source of great…

Smollan Making Payroll Strides with CRS

By: CRS Technologies 7 April 2020 ABC OF BEE

Retail solutions provider Smollan has once again looked to CRS Technologies to provide a payroll solution for its African operation Founded in 1931, Smollan is a retail solutions company that delivers growth for retailers and brand owners across five continents, covering every aspect of how brands are managed in retail environments through the creation and execution of leading solutions in…

Start Training the Skills of the Future, Now

  The world is in the throes of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), with drones, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, 3D printing and robotics being used in various ways by numerous industries. Much has been written and said about the impact of these technologies and the changes they are leading, particularly with regards to jobs. Some experts have predicted that as…

How the World of Work Might Change Due to COVID-19

  While the numbers of people infected with COVID-19 have topped 1 million, and with many governments expecting peaks in their country figures to control the spread of COVID-19 over the next few weeks, the true scale of the goal pandemic is yet to be felt. There are however, aspects of life which have changed drastically over the past few…

How COVID-19 Will Transform Global Supply Chains

COVID-19 has brought the global economy to a standstill Governments around the world are working hard to slow the rate of infection, but what does this mean for businesses? We asked our supply chain and freight forwarding experts to weigh in. COVID-19 and its effect on global supply chains COVID-19 (a member of the Coronavirus family) is a newly discovered strain of…

Constant Payroll Crisis a Sure Sign You’ve Outgrown Your Software

By: CRS Technologies 1 April 2020 ABC OF BEE

Processing your company’s payroll should be a breeze, but if your payroll department is living from one crisis to the next, chances are good you’ve either outgrown your HR and payroll software, your solution provider, or both, says Ian McAlister, General Manager of CRS Technologies. “The workplace is constantly evolving and HR and payroll systems, together with the vendors who…

Supporting Small Business at SAICA Enterprise Development Amid the Coronavirus Spread

  By: Jameel Khan: Head of Projects at SAICA Enterprise Development With markets in current turmoil amid the Corona Virus spread, this is the time for small businesses to relook at their current business processes and understand how their business can respond in these chaotic times. This message has also been echoed by Billionaire Mark Cuban, who recently said ““This…