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Why in 2017 you should make the time to attend Business School

Career, Intellectual swag, Uncategorized

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Whether you study towards an MBA, a Diploma in Management or a short strategy course, spending time at a business school is worth it. I am biased because my roots are at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), the campus that is alive and located in the heart of Johannesburg business. There is always something going on. Sometimes it is an art exhibition, or a CEO talk or alumni…

AN ANSWER (?) TO DEVELOPING AFRICAN THEORY – GROUNDED THEORY

African theory, Intellectual swag

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin In February 2016, with my first blog post my aim was to encourage the development of African theory to advance African thought. At that point I was a few weeks into the PhD Programme. Now a few months in and under the inspiration of my qualitative research lecturers David and Paul, I would like to proffer a HOW to do this as a follow up…

RAISING YOUR A-GAME: BALANCING FULL-TIME WORK AND PART-TIME STUDIES

Intellectual swag

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The past weeks have personally been very challenging. Over six weeks the demand on the PhD Programme has been submission of 30 assignments, interviews and transcribing, commenting on other colleagues' work and responding to feedback on your submitted work. Then there is work, deadlines, meetings, reports, A-game demands and customer demands. I have had to find methods to cope. A lot of people do not have the luxury of either…

MAKING THE CHOICE TO ATTEND BUSINESS SCHOOL: some considerations

Intellectual swag, Lifestyle

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Studying in a business school is a privilege and you get to test your ideas in a safe space before applying them at work. Making the choice and going through the process is not easy as it requires a lot of great personal sacrifice. The return on investments is, however, ten-fold. My choice: My only experience of studying in a business school is with the Gordon Institute of Business Science…