Academic excellence celebrated at the EMS Dean’s List Awards
Posted on August 01, 2019
The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) hosted the annual Dean’s List Awards function on 23 July 2019, where top performers in the Faculty were celebrated for their outstanding academic achievements.
Profs Hoobler and Nkomo’s article among the most-read in leading management journal
Posted on March 08, 2019
Department of Human Resource Management researchers Profs Jenny Hoobler and Stella Nkomo’s recent meta-analysis published in the Journal of Management is one of 10 of the most-read articles in that journal for 2018.
EMS students get ‘Ready for Work’
Posted on November 19, 2018
Five students in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) have been selected as winners in the inaugural EMS Ready for Work Competition.
Top students recognised at the EMS Dean’s List Awards
Posted on November 14, 2018
Top performing students in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were recently recognised during the annual EMS Dean’s List Awards function. The prestigious awards night is a highlight on the faculty calendar, as it honours both undergraduate and postgraduate students who have...
UP student wins Top Human Resources Student in South Africa award
Posted on October 22, 2018
When Frank Wilkinson failed to qualify for university entrance with his original matric results, he buckled down and prepared himself to take Cambridge A-level exams in a matter of months. Now he’s a third-year student at the University of Pretoria, and he’s just won an award for...
Best paper award at British Academy of Management conference
Posted on October 01, 2018
Ms Natasha Winkler Titus, a PhD candidate in the Department of Human Resource Management, along with her supervisors Dr Anne Crafford and Prof Karel Stanz, won the best full paper award in the Organisational Transformation and Change track at the annual conference of the British Academy of...
Women’s month: Spotlight on EMS achievers
Posted on September 01, 2018
The national commemoration of Women’s Month offers an opportunity to not only pay homage to the women who took to the streets in 1956 to march against the unjust pass laws of the day, but also to celebrate a new generation of women who have taken the baton forward and are making a...
How to make yourself valuable in the workplace
Posted on August 21, 2018
Soon those caps will be flying in the air and university graduates will be entering the workforce. What these new workers may not know is that employers often have an unspoken expectation that graduates arrive job-ready on day one... sounds pretty “reasonable”, right?