Deans and Director’s Interviews & Opinion Pieces

Below is a list of the Deans and Director’s Profiles associated with The South African Business Schools Association with links to each D&D Interviews & Opinion Pieces. Click the toggle buttons to expand each members available links.

Prof Morris Mthombeni


Dr Joseph Sekhampu


Shireen Chengadu


Sibongiseni Kumalo


Prof Owen Skae


TV: Eskom credit rating down grade with Shahan Ramkissoon:

Radio: Political desk with Bongani Bingwa: ‘Finance minister did a bit of an ambulance job’ #Budget2018

TV: Interviewing Former Deputy-Minister of Finance Mcebisi Jonas in the 6th Thabo Makgoba Annual Lecture on Values Based Leadership:

TV: Interviewing Governor Tito Mboweni in the 7th Thabo Makgoba Lecture on Value Based Leadership:

YouTube: CFO Talks with Ciaran Ryan:

 Guilty or not consider your verdict!, Stellenbosch Graduate Institute:

Video: Directors Hour with Professor Owen Skae King IVTM

Published: November 23, 2016

Beware of misleaders who thrive on fear and capitalise on crises

Owen SkaeRhodes University

The world needs great leaders who thrive on making a positive difference to people’s lives and not on festering fear and war mongering.

Published: January 29, 2017

Ford South Africa reacted badly in a crisis: it doesn’t have to be that way

Owen SkaeRhodes University

The behavior of Ford South Africa around the fires that have engulfed its 1.6-litre EcoBoost Kugas model is a classic case of how not to handle a corporate crisis.

Published: March 14, 2017

How governance failures messed up South Africa’s rail agency

Owen SkaeRhodes University

The leadership crisis experienced at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa reveals deep seated corporate governance failures in the management of the country’s state owned enterprises.

Published: June 13, 2017

South Africa’s power utility: so many red flags it’s hard to know where to start

Owen SkaeRhodes University

The scandals surrounding South Africa’s power utility, Eskom, were caused by the neglect of corporate governance rules by the board, the executive authority, and the public enterprises minister.

Published: October 26, 2017

South Africa’s finance minister fails to come up with the goods

Owen SkaeRhodes University

South Africa’s finance minister Malusi Gigaba failed to impress when presenting the eagerly awaited 2017 medium term budget.

Published: December 20, 2017

What does Ramaphosa’s victory mean for South Africa’s economy?

Owen SkaeRhodes University

Brought to its knees by the recklessness of the Zuma presidency, the South African economy needs a new deal. The ANC’s new leader Cyril Ramaphosa needs to act quickly if he’s going to make his mark.

Published: January 28, 2018

Did Steinhoff’s board structure contribute to the scandal?

Owen SkaeRhodes University

Gaps in the two tier board structure which is favoured in Europe may be partly responsible for the Steinhoff corporate scandal.

Published: February 22, 2018

Efforts to get South Africa’s economy moving are no more than a patch up job

Owen SkaeRhodes University

South Africa’s 2018 budget does not go far enough. Perhaps finance minister, Malusi Gigaba was caught up in the euphoria of the widely welcomed state of the nation address by Cyril Ramaphosa.

Published: October 25, 2018

South Africa’s jobs summit failed to tackle the hard issues

Owen SkaeRhodes University

South Africa’s job summit ignored the great chasms that exist on how to create jobs.

Dr Randall Carolissen


Prof Jon Foster-Pedley


Prof Mark Smith


Dr Cobus Oosthuizen