1. Owen Skae

    Owen Skae
    Director, Rhodes Business School.

    Posts by this author:

    Lessons in activism in the face of tyranny

    When leaders get away with unethical, corrupt and tyrannical behaviour, democracies become precarious.

    What Makes a High-Performing CEO?

    Consider this red flag: according to the Conference Board (a global, independent business membership and research association), approximately 25% of CEO departures in Fortune 500 corporations from the year 2000 to 2013 were involuntary.

    Why smallholder farmer hubs help get to the roots of food security

    Spar Group and the Dutch government are building three fresh-produce points in rural areas

    Brilliant Trade Law Initiative By Students For Students

    From the 6th - 11th June this year, four teams of international trade law students from African universities will be going to Geneva to compete in the final round of the European Law Students’ Association’s (ELSA) international trade law moot court oral competition. 

    SA’s entrepreneur ecosystem needs sweeping overhaul

    Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is repeating the threadbare mantra of creating more jobs, boosting entrepreneurship and growing SA’s economy, which has grown just 1% a year in real per-capita terms over the past 25 years.