CGF Articles & Editorials

CGF’s in-house governance courses gaining popularity (2014-07-21)

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Since different industry sectors vary quite substantially from one to the next; it stands to reason that their respective challenges, as well as the type of people required to direct and manage their businesses remains an on-going test. 

CGF probes for exceptional Non-Executive Director talent (2014-07-14)

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Economic stresses and the increasing demands for responsible governance have resulted in a fundamental shift in the requirements of the role of a Non-executive Director (‘NeD’).

The leadership challenge: Balancing compliance with freedom for commitment (2014-07-09)

Article by CGF Research, written by Dr. Gerhard van Rensburg

Excellence is mostly a matter of balance.  As Aristotle said wisely, the challenge is not only to do the right thing, but to do the right thing at the right time for the right reason.

Corporate Espionage: lethal by intent (2014-06-27)

Article by Terrance M. Booysen

It may sound remnant of a bygone era in the movies; however corporate espionage in the workplace is alive and well and is estimated to be costing organisations a great deal of money. 

Teaming through governance: The CGF way (2014-06-17)

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No matter what the size of a business operation may be, the critical focus placed on corporate governance will continuously crop up in organisations, directly or indirectly through key stakeholders and its supply chain.

Piercing the rights of privacy - Anton Piller (2014-06-09)

Article by Terrance M. Booysen

The Bill of Rights in Chapter Two of our Constitution is the cornerstone of democracy in South Africa, and it enshrines a number of rights bestowed upon its citizens. 

Unleashing managers experience for the boardroom (2014-06-03)

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As is the case with group association; people most often want to be associated with ‘success’ and they align themselves with various elements they believe will expedite the process to unlocking the formulae for their personal accomplishment.

Good governance, good business, good society – Where it stands or falls (2014-05-22)

Article by CGF Research, written by Dr. Gerhard van Rensburg

It is rather ironic how we all hope to have a good life, good body, good mind and good spirit; and we want to function in a good society.

The Protection of Personal Information Act is law: Where to from here? (2014-05-16)

Article by Dr Peter Tobin, John Cato and Professor David Taylor

Do you remember the old story about how to get things moving?

Dealing decisively with boardroom dysfunction: No ‘silver bullet’... (2014-05-06)

Article by Terrance M. Booysen

In the context of corporate governance, much has been said and written about boardroom dysfunction and the impacts this can have on a company.