* Managing and leading people the past and the present
The effective manager/leader, how can we become one in today's organisation?
Why is the skill of management and leading people vital for MBA students?
* Understanding Managing and Leading people - The four pillars
The organisation environment and people
The individual level
The group level
The organisational level
* Distinguishing between Leadership and Management
Managers and leaders are they different?
How can managers maximize the output of the organisation?
What do leaders really do?
* The essence of Organisational behaviour & Human resource
What makes managing people so difficult?
Their impact on the organisation
Why have they become a key part of the modern age manager/leader?
* Success in business and the dynamics of cultural change
* Employment Equity and South Africa today
The employment equity act
The organisations' dilemma, the threat of existence
The effects of the act on people
* The "Silent Killer" Stress
What is stress?
Resilience and its effects on the organisation
Stress and South Africa, how can we deal with it?
Much more is expected from managers now than 10 years ago.
Being an effective manager requires a deeper level of sophistication and a broader more versatile set of skills. In most industries the pace of change that organisations and their people must cope with is relentless. To be competitive, corporations have had to restructure, downsize, de-layer, and increase spans of control. Additional challenges include managing an increasing diverse work force the changing role of women in business, and the impact of technology on the nature of work pose human resources issues that simply did not exist to the same extent in the last decade.
Despite all of this change, some aspects of managing...