Mr Arno Meyer: A supply chain management trailblazer
Posted on August 17, 2018
Supply Chain Management lecturer Mr Arno Meyer has made history by being the first academic in the Department of Business Management to obtain the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designation.
“Long road ahead for gender equity among women executives”
Posted on August 13, 2018
In 2017, the percentage of women in executive positions in Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed companies was about 19%. “At this rate of improvement, it will take 200 years to reach gender equity.”
This is according to Prof Jenny Hoobler, Professor of Human Resources at the...
Prof Stella Nkomo earns Academy of Management’s Distinguished Service Award
Posted on August 13, 2018
Prof Stella Nkomo, former deputy dean for Research and Postgraduate Studies in the University of Pretoria's (UP) Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, has earned the prestigious 2018 Award for Distinguished Service from the Academy of Management (AOM). The award was conferred on her at the...
South African publication on SDGs launched
Posted on August 10, 2018
The South African SDG Hub, hosted by the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) at the University of Pretoria (UP), recently launched an SDG publication, aimed at strengthening partnerships between state and non-state actors that are interested in the realisation of the...
EMS honours research and teaching excellence
Posted on July 26, 2018
Academic staff in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were honoured for the excellence they achieved in teaching and learning, as well as research, at the prestigious annual EMS Awards Function, which was held on 6 June 2018.
The South African SDG Hub: what you need to know
Posted on July 05, 2018
The South African SDG Hub is an online platform that aims to connect South African policy makers with the research and innovation they need to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Given the breadth of the SDGs, and the key role that policy makers have in creating an enabling...
Prof Jordaan wins best paper award
Posted on May 22, 2018
Prof Yolanda Jordaan, Head of the Department of Marketing Management, attended the 382nd International Conferences on Economics and Social Sciences (ICESS) in London on 7 May 2018. This conference is hosted by the Institute of Research Engineers and Scientists, which is a nonprofit organisation...
MCom alumnus appointed as presidential special investment envoy
Posted on May 17, 2018
Phumzile Langeni, Executive Chairperson of Afropulse Group and an alumnus of UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, was selected and appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to be a member of the four-person team to assist in raising R1,4 trillion foreign direct investment for...