Chair's Messages

Chair’s Messages

A collection of the Chair’s messages and statements on current affairs, local and international news and hot topics around the country.

Prof Morris Mthombeni

Article for Acumen Magazine:

“We all need a sense of understanding of when to lead and when to follow, because followership is as important as leadership.”

” [Morris] is not only a part of the leadership of institutions like the South African Business Schools Association’s Deans and Directors forum and the Academy of International Business Deans Roundtable but is also the United Nations (UN) Global Compact Local Network and the UN Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) Global Chapter Council, which supports business schools in their quest to have a meaningful social impact. PRME not only focuses on embedding sustainable business thinking but also on creating relevant frameworks and processes for effective learning and responsible leadership development.

With a teaching and research footprint in strategy, leadership and corporate governance that spans greater Africa and the world, Mthombeni is well versed in the ethical decision-making tightrope and the daily challenge facing leaders. Consequently, he explains, “Every day I wake up and ask my maker that when faced with an ethical choice, it is an easy one for me.” He actively supports this intention by living personal values centred on integrity and nurturing relationships built on trust and humility. “

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