Tolerance of Ambiguity A critical future fit skill for the evolved world of work

Tolerance of Ambiguity: A critical future fit skill for the evolved world of work

“Tolerance of Ambiguity” (TOA) refers to the extent to which individuals are naturally comfortable with ambiguous or uncertain situations and have an ability to operate effectively in an uncertain environment by considering a range of creative solutions or options. Embracing ambiguity allows people to seize opportunities, take calculated risks to tackle previously unchartered territories and…

Share with friends


The dangerous dozen

South Africa’s labour legislation was largely conceived by our country’s trade unions. As a result the statutes heavily protect employees and, in particular, protects the jobs of workers. The Labour Relations Act (LRA) and its Schedule 8 fall short of prohibiting the dismissal of workers, but only allows such dismissals to stand if the employer…

Share with friends


Creating indispensable employees means getting recruitment right the first time

In a candidate-driven market, it’s tempting for employees to think that they’re indispensable, while it’s equally tempting for employers to undervalue workers and consider them replaceable in light of high unemployment rates in South Africa. Realistically, neither of these views is productive. Rarely is an individual truly indispensable, however, companies must offset market conditions with…

Share with friends