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Controls and the Impact on Processes

Controls and the Impact on Processes

Is it possible that a control – with the intention of acting as a process enabler – may cause the process to slow down or even derail? Sadly, yes. Here’s an example.
On my way to work there is a

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Only 24 hours

Only 24 Hours…Really

Ever felt like 24 hours in a day just isn’t enough to get things done? Are you feeling pressured by the daily personal and business to-do’s and not knowing where to start? 
If you answered yes to the above, you’re

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What is mobile learning?

What is Mobile Learning?

You may have heard talk about Mobile Learning in the last decade with the numerous pilots and attempts that have been made to kick start Mobile Learning. It’s only in recent years that technology has improved to a point where

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3 requirements for effective learning

Three Requirements for Effective Learning

In my recent reading I came across the statement that educators must “enable learners to reach their potential”* .
Educators, through whichever medium, should allow learners to access knowledge beyond the classroom; encourage critical thinking and problem solving skills and

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Inside Pétanque

…during the month of August 2012
 
Crowning glory
What a fabulous start to the month: Michélle Booysen is the winner of  the prestigious CEO magazine Most Influential Women in Business and Government – SME sector Award. We are very

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EcoFacts: Potted Health

by Anuradha Roa
I recently bought a houseplant for my home. With a little maintenance, my flowering plant turned out to be aesthetically pleasing. I wondered if there were any other benefits associated with growing indoor plants. A little reading

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Workplace Civility

 By Syndi Seid
 Every week I see articles on lack of workplace etiquette and civility.  It appears co-workers, friends, and family members are not getting along and this is fast becoming an epidemic. People are also using the demise in

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How To: 3 things to know about Trusts

By Nicolene Schoeman
Trusts are a widely used for estate and continuity planning, but unfortunately also widely misunderstood.
A trust is a legally binding arrangement. A person – let’s say person A (the founder) – creates a trust by donating

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Project Management Return on Investment

Project Management has over the past decade become increasingly popular as a means of delivering value to organisations. So much so, many companies are now “projectizing” their departments or operations, meaning organizational units are made up of staff reporting directly

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In-flight etiquette

In-flight etiquette

I still remember a notice that was posted in an airport bus in Japan, years ago: “Do not use your cell phone so that you don’t annoy your neighbour”. There is nothing lost in translation there. It is absolutely spot

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