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SCRAPPING BEE - A BIG MISTAKE FOR THE RULING PARTY   SUPPORTING EACH OTHER AND BEING EFFICIENT IS THE KEY TO THE RECESSION CHALLENGES   BETTER SKILLS WILL PROTECT SA AGAINST GLOBALISATION
         
Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE), commonly known as BEE, is a complex policy that was well thought through by Government. It has seven elements to broadly empower black people, black employees, black women, black disabled people, black owned companies...   Choosing the right BEE partner by companies is critical. In fact it should not in any way make empowerment credentials. However, changes in leadership promise opportunities for broad based beneficiaries. Companies that will become stable are those...   Whether we want to admit it or not, globalisation has caught up with South Africans. Globalisation resulted in massive movement of people across national boundaries. In countries like the US, Europe and others skills are imported to support the growth of those economies..
         
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THREE YEARS IN OFFICE, JOURNEY AND A CASE STUDY OF A SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL GRADUATE   CITY BEE WORKSHOP EMPOWERS   SELECTIVE BAIL-OUTS A BAD MOVE FOR BEE
         
Traditional jobs are not that difficult to find. I am one of those MBA graduates who started his own business in the middle of his studies. I just didn’t expect it to happen so quickly. I enrolled for an MBA degree on a part-time basis in one of the top business schools in Cape Town. The duration of my...   A free workshop aimed at assisting small tourism business owners in understanding issues around Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) proved very useful for business owners who attended...   The economic downturn affecting the US, the UK and other parts of world will ultimately also affect South Africa. No wonder we are hearing buzzwords like “bail-outs” also surfacing in South Africa. With our banks relatively “safe”, we find reference to other business development areas - like BEE - and the...
         
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40th BIRTHDAY SPEECH BY ARTHUR MASHIATSHIDI (FORMER CEO OF WESIZWE PLATINUM) ACTION NEEDED AS SLOW OR NON-PAYERS PUT BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT FIRMS IN A PICKLE BEE WIDENS ITS HORIZONS
         
Honourable director of proceedings, dignitaries, distinguished guests, the Siyengo family – gentlemen and ladies – may I wish you a very good evening. Today, my knowledge of Speedo/Spheto has been made complete from these testimonies of friends and family. I used to know... Choosing the right BEE partner by companies is critical. In fact it should not in any way make empowerment itself an additional risk. During the last few years we have seen changes in political leadership affecting not only BEE partner but also companies’ empowerment... The introduction of the new Codes of Good Practice (gazetted in February 2007) for Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) was a move in the right direction; it encourages transformation to reach the wider black population...
         
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