We spoke to more than 600 business leaders in 12 different countries and supplemented their perspectives on the issue with case studies, interviews, and insights from specific industries to show the value of intuition in practice. The results show that intuition is a highly desirable business asset across the globe.
The bots are coming! If the headlines are to be believed, robots are coming for your job. Or are they?
Gusti Coetzer from Signium Africa speaks to Brainstorm Magazine about the true jobs at risk of being replaced by robotics. Who will be affected?
In his recent address to Signium's global conference, Bonang Mohale, CEO of Business Leadership South Africa, looked at the essential components of successful leadership - vision, courage and integrity - and countries that have effected major strategic change through effective leadership.
As Executive Search consultants, we are often tasked with thinking 'outside the box' when drawing up a shortlist of candidates for senior positions. However, when we present candidates from outside the sector alongside candidates from within, one with specific knowledge and contacts from within the industry is invariably the one chosen. Martin Peterson of Signium Sweden looks at why sometimes opting for the outsider is the right thing to do.
'What will you do for an encore? I'd like to electrify Africa' - Leadership lessons from a global leader in renewable energy
Eddie O'Connor, a world leader in the renewable energy sector, shares with Paul Holland of Signium Ireland some of the leadership lessons he has learned throughout his remarkable career. And his remaining ambition - to electrify Africa.
Science fiction is fast becoming a reality in manufacturing and service industries across the world as machine learning, artificial intelligence, robots and cobots (collaborative robots) become a reality. Auguste (Gusti) Coetzer of Signium South Africa looks at why businesses need to pay attention to this trend and how it will impact human employment.
Do companies still need personnel consultants in the age of social media and job websites? Horst Neller of Signium Germany talks about databases, contacting candidates directly and the science and art of identifying, evaluating, choosing, committing and recruiting ideal candidates.