Corporate governance is rapidly becoming the widest business risk in South Africa, as the number of large corporates facing accusations of involvement in corruption and unethical behaviour continues to grow.
South African offices are changing rapidly as the workplace continues to shift from a utilitarian place where you earn your money from nine to five to a much more people friendly, welcoming space where we will spend more than 50% of our time during our working lives.
According to a survey of time use conducted by Stats SA, South Africans spend roughly 121 minutes per day participating in meetings, which amounts to over 10 hours a week – a quarter of the average 40 hour work week.
Perceptions of physical or mental distress can be challenging. Although we generally try to avoid or prevent it, if something can become challenging and distressful, in all likelihood it will. Just the idea of distress can be distressful.