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Linda Ronnie

Linda Ronnie

Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and People Management, University of Cape Town

Dr Linda Ronnie is a Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and People Management at the UCT Graduate School of Business. Her teaching focuses on a wide range of people management topics including organisational culture, recruitment and selection, motivation and teamwork, labour relations, and managing change.

Why it's important for HR to get out in front of workplace disruption

May 20, 2018 15:11 pm UTC| Insights & Views Business

Some experts believe that more than a third of jobs in South Africa are at risk of being lost because humans are going to be replaced by digitisation and computer technology. This equates to the loss of about 5.7 million...

Work contracts are a complex web of social and cultural dynamics

Apr 11, 2017 14:40 pm UTC| Insights & Views

-Psychological contracts in the workplace are fragile bonds. This is true all over the world. In South Africa they come with their own set of unique challenges largely due to the countrys history of racial...

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Economy

Euro area trade surplus falls in June, export growth unlikely to accelerate markedly in near term

The monthly goods trade report for the euro area released today suggested that the trade performance once again provided little if any support. The adjusted trade surplus dropped for the third straight month to EUR 16.7...

"It is unnecessary for the PBoC to employ broad-based monetary easing", says ANZ Research

According to the latest report from ANZ Research, it is unnecessary for the Peoples Bank of China (PBoC) to employ broad-based monetary easing. We may see marginal tightening in interbank market liquidity conditions and...

KRW/JPY likely to weaken further amid escalating external uncertainties, says Scotiabank

The South Korean won is expected to weaken further versus the Japanese yen amid escalating external uncertainties including the U.S.-China trade tensions and Turkish political turmoil, according to the latest research...

New Zealand bonds gain at close ahead of Q2 producer price index amid ongoing geopolitical tussle

The New Zealand bonds gained at the time of closing Thursday as investors now remain focussed on the countrys producer price index (PPI) data for the second quarter of this year, scheduled to be released today by 22:45GMT...

JGBs tad lower despite wider-than-expected July trade deficit; no significant economic data to watch out

Japanese government bonds remained tad lower during late Asian session Thursday after investors have largely shrugged-off the wider-than-expected trade deficit for the month of July. There remains no significant economic...

Politics

Abbott and Turnbull shape up for another round of an old battle

The Coalition party room on Tuesday is set for a high stakes, quite personal battle between Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull over the National Energy Guarantee, with former and current prime ministers shaping up on...

Immigration activists fighting to abolish ICE have a bigger vision

Theres a phrase being thrown around a lot these days: Abolish ICE. Its a hashtag, its used in political speeches and demonstrations, and it appears all over Facebook. What does it mean and where did it come from? ICE...

A socialist's primary win doesn't herald a workers revolution in the US

Anyone anticipating a golden dawn of Marxist-Leninist communism soon in the United States might have to wait a while longer perhaps forever. The surprise victory of socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over longtime...

Kabila's decision to step aside won't change the DRC's power dynamics

The ruling party in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), The Peoples Party for Reconciliation and Democracy, made an announcement recently that took everybody by surprise that Joseph Kabila will not be its...

'Conservative turn' will continue in Indonesian presidential election next year

The recent announcement of President Joko Jokowi Widodos running mate in his re-election bid suggests the continued strong influence of conservative groups over politics in the worlds largest Muslim population. A...

Science

The world of plastics, in numbers

From its early beginnings during and after World War II, the commercial industry for polymers long chain synthetic molecules of which plastics are a common misnomer has grown rapidly. In 2015, over 320 million tons of...

How biobanks can help improve the integrity of scientific research

Biobanks are repositories which receive, store, process and disseminate specimens. These include DNA derived from humans and animals; bacterial strains; and environmental samples like plants and soil. Biobanks also provide...

Jupiter's magnetic fields may stop its wind bands from going deep into the gas giant

One of the most striking features of Jupiter a gaseous giant with no solid surface is the coloured bands that encircle the planet. These bands are so large and distinct that they can be seen from here on Earth using a...

The US plan for a Space Force risks escalating a 'space arms race'

United States Vice President Mike Pence has confirmed overnight plans to create a Space Force as the sixth branch of the US military. He repeated comments from President Donald Trump, who had said that American...

Chemistry kits can help teachers ignite the spark of science

When it comes to physical sciences, South Africas pupils lag far behind their peers in other countries. The World Economic Forum ranked South Africa at 128 of 137 countries in math and science education in its most recent...

Technology

‘Far Cry 6’ Release Date, Features: Next Game's Possible Locations Include India, Russia, North Korea; Sci-Fi Gameplay Eyed

Ubisoft released the fifth main title installment of the Far Cry video game series just last March. But it appears that the company has already started making plans for Far Cry 6. It is speculated to feature a sci-fi...

Samsung Galaxy S10 Release Date, Specs, Features: Will the Handset Really Feature 5G Connectivity?

The Galaxy Note 9 will be released on Aug. 24 and its expected to be one of the best smartphones on the market this year. However, some fans are underwhelmed by how Samsung designed the new phone as its closely similar to...

‘GTA 6’ News, Updates: Game Likely to Be Revealed in 2020, When New Consoles Come Out

Fans of the Grand Theft Auto franchise have been desperately begging Rockstar Games for any scrap of information with regards to GTA 6 for quite some time now. The last installment of the games did come out all the way...

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ News, Updates: New Trailer Reveals Impressive PS4 Pro Gameplay Capture

Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the most highly anticipated games of this year, with others on the list having already been released. Recently, a trailer for the title featuring gameplay that was captured on the PS4 Pro...

OnePlus 6T News, Updates: Handset Most Likely to Mirror the Oppo R17

There have been a lot of speculations with regards to the OnePlus 6T, ranging from what it would look like to what specs it would sport. However, for those in the know, the likelihood that the device will be similar in...
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