The pandemic has exacerbated poverty and inequality in South Africa and NPOs need to take urgent steps to futureproof themselves, says Inyathelo Executive Director Nazeema Mohammed in CSRNEWSSA’s special edition COVID-19...Read More
Leadership is about nurturing the vision and driving the strategy of an organisation – looking at factors and developments both internal and external to the organisation, and cultivating multi-stakeholder relationships accordingly. Leadership is concerned with the sustainability of the organisation and seeks to garner support by ensuring that the various aspects of organisational life work together in an integrated way – from financial management to evaluating the organisation’s work. The leader of an organisation works closely with board members and is accountable to the governing body; and it serves as a thought leader, advisor and reference for organisational staff and various stakeholders. The leadership role interacts intimately with organisational voice and visibility: it is often the leader who advocates on sectoral or organisational issues through various tools of visibility, and it is often voice and visibility that builds the profile of leadership.
In this section you’ll find resources on leadership as it relates to leading; distinctions between leadership and management; roles and responsibilities of the board, CEO/Executive Director; and planning as pertains to succession and relationship building with key stakeholders.
Traditional ‘vertical’ philanthropy ? giving by individuals and through foundations, government and organisations ? can have a transformative impact on society. Much can also be achieved through...Read More
Pratichi Shah, human resources strategists, writes about how focusing on the three organisational pillars of culture, people, and leadership can help fuel meaningful collaboration.Read More
The daily activities of an effective leader in organisational advancement require time for the following:Read More
Sometimes as organisations we lose track of what makes us work; often it’s important for us to stop and take stock of where we are, and what we can do better in order to be more successful – that is – achieve our goals. Here’s 7 quick tips to take stock of:Read More