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Coins benefit economy

Coins benefit economy

A cashier in a major supermarket struggles to give a customer change after ringing off his purchase.

Forms of power in business

Forms of power in business

POWER in the context of business management or leadership flows from two main sources, namely, inherent ability and acquired ability.

KNOWLEDGE AND POWER

KNOWLEDGE AND POWER

THE instalment last week explored the basic qualities that define a nation, that is, any society.

Qualities that define society

Qualities that define society

THERE are four cardinal virtues that define human beings as a species. These are love, conscience, knowledge and power.

When promise Meets purpose

When promise Meets purpose

MONDAY November 10 2014 was a day in which many people who are managers, transformational leaders, journalists, writers, poets, politicians, motivational speakers, gospel ministers and broadcasters awoke to the sad news of the tragic death in a plane crash of Myles Munroe, a world renowned motivational speaker, teacher and evangelist and members of his family and organisation.

Investors need motivation

Investors need motivation

ONE major contribution that was made by Abraham H Maslow was to propound what has become known in the literature as Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.

Pillars of co-operative governance: Part II

Pillars of co-operative governance: Part II

IN last week’s instalment the discussion introduced co-operative governance as a form of corporate governance since co-operatives are also corporate entities albeit of a specialised form.

Prospects of e-business, e-government

Prospects of e-business, e-government

ELECTRONIC platforms of communication have unleashed great potential for business effectiveness and efficiency.

Revolutionary ideas change the world

Revolutionary ideas change the world

THE RACE does not belong to the swift nor does power belong to the strong, but time and opportunity give thinkers space to dominate world affairs.

Three motives of business enterprise

Three motives of business enterprise

THE instalment this week concludes the discussion that began last week. Last week four major objectives of business enterprise were explored.

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