The big win

Business Vision’s Naomi Majid takes a look at successful corporate governance in South Africa to determine why it’s working, and if it can be...

The Power of Incremental Change and the Quest for Perfection

Toyota spends in excess of $10bn annually on automotive research and development. That pile of money buys the company incremental improvements in nearly all...

SANGU DELLE (CEO Golden Palm Investments): Entrepreneurial capitalism with a conscience

LIKE many successful businessmen, Sangu Delle’s career as a relentless money spinner began in the school playground. Unlike his contemporaries, for whom a pop-up...

Tata Steel: Perseverance & Excellence

Blame it on Ayn Rand. She – of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead fame – provided Sajid Savid with an ideological backbone. Secretary for...

The big fail

What will it take to fix the failures of corporate governance in Germany? IN the wake of two world wars, Germany rose from its own...

The King and III

As Johannesburg’s Stock Exchange awaits the next incarnation of its ground-breaking code of corporate governance, Business Vision’s NAOMI MAJID examines the legacy of the...

Électricité de France (EDF): Thinking Big and Outside the Box

Determined to become the world’s largest supplier of renewable energy, Électricité de France (EDF) in July took an 80% stake in Hong Kong-based wind...

Winnie Byanyima: From the Bush to the Global Stage

Oxfam International’s dynamic director Winnie Byanyima possesses a most extraordinary CV. Her career includes working as Uganda’s first female aeronautical engineer, living in the...

EESHA KHARE (Student): Young inventor changing the mobile world

MOBILE phone batteries last for a few hours and then slowly die. We all sigh a little, put them on charge, and wait a...

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Waiting for the Age of Reason

Her life has been an extraordinary journey across varied political, cultural, and geographical landscapes. She is beautiful, intelligent, courageous, and quite outspoken. Author, campaigner, politician,...