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Team Building and the Impact it has on Cohesion in a Socially Diverse Organisation

South Africa is known for its ethnic diversity and with 11 official languages; the country is a melting pot of cultures. Often referred to as the ‘Rainbow Nation’, South Africa is home to an interesting mix of citizens.
However, all this diversity can lead to cultural clashes. Diversity doesn’t just apply to race and gender. It also embraces political beliefs, age, physical ability, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. The biggest challenge with diversity is communication. A communication gap […]

3 Ways To Choose The Right Team-Building Experience

Some of us have met our best friends at work and forged enduring relationships which reach outside of the office walls. We braai together and gossip about Bill from sales, our kids play together and we go on weekends away. However, you have to agree that not everyone gets on at work. And it’s with this in mind that managers choose to engage in a team-building experience for their staff.
What Does Team-Building Do?
The ability to work as a cohesive […]

Diversity In The Workplace – We’ll Drum It Into You!

Diversity. It’s a word we hear often these days – especially in regards to employment practices. But do we ever really stop to think about what it actually means? Because diversity isn’t just part of some vague HR policy. And it’s so much more than simply being compliant with employment equity regulations. The concept of diversity in the workplace encompasses respect and acceptance. It means appreciating that everyone is unique and that we all have something meaningful to bring […]