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One in three companies won't survive the current turbulence

One in three companies won't survive the current turbulence

Recent events have exposed underlying organisational health issues that need to be treated now!

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Meet Dipti Batta, Senior Principal Consultant & Agile SME

Meet Dipti Batta, Senior Principal Consultant & Agile SME

“Agile is not just a craft for Dipti, it is a way of life.” This week’s MAC Minds follows the life, skills and passions of our Senior Princi...

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Rebuilding Post-Covid-19? Where Do You Start

Rebuilding Post-Covid-19? Where Do You Start

Although COVID-19 is part of the here-and-now, most businesses are investing in planning for the “new-normal”. Metaphorically speaking, busines...

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Meet MAC’s Executives: Nigel Worthington, Senior Executive

Meet MAC’s Executives: Nigel Worthington, Senior Executive

“A good consultant should be able to dissect a new client’s operations within weeks. I believe MAC has some of the best consultants in the coun...

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A rocky road ahead to a sustainable future?

A rocky road ahead to a sustainable future?

After years of accumulating evidence of human-induced climate change, largely ignoring and even denying it, there has been a sudden acceptance that...

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Lessons from an anthropologist

Lessons from an anthropologist

Over the course of an evening talking with a respected anthropologist, Sherryl Oosthuizen discovered that consulting and anthropology are in many w...

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Feeling at ease: driving customer value on all platforms

Feeling at ease: driving customer value on all platforms

Customer service has seen a great shift the last few months, however no matter if it is through a physical or online interaction, your customer ser...

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Meet MAC’s Executives: Shaun Schmidt, Senior Executive

Meet MAC’s Executives: Shaun Schmidt, Senior Executive

“At MAC Consulting we help our clients equip their organisation for the future. This includes people and process excellence as well as how our cl...

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Lockdown lessons to remember as we shape the new ‘normal’

Lockdown lessons to remember as we shape the new ‘normal’

As we near day 150 of lockdown in South Africa, we can reflect on how the past 5 months of remote working have challenged and changed us. It is a g...

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Be agile or die trying: entering a new age of innovation

Be agile or die trying: entering a new age of innovation

The present crisis may fade in the future, but innovation is here to stay. Some organisations have used the obstacles created by the global pandemi...

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Business Case Analysis -  What a Project Manager should know: Part 5

Business Case Analysis -  What a Project Manager should know: Part 5

Once the impact of the project on the organisation is identified, it should be communicated. Acceptance by users and management is vital for succes...

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Preparing your workforce for the future

The successful organisation of the future will operate very differently than today. You need to understand how it will look and behave and take the...

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Business Case Analysis -  What a Project Manager should know: Part 4

Business Case Analysis -  What a Project Manager should know: Part 4

If a project’s deliverables are defined correctly they should be unambiguous and easily measurable at the completion of the project, unless the r...

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The future is now, the future of work and the workforce of the future is upon us

The future is now, the future of work and the workforce of the future is upon us

Back in March 2017, MAC published an article that was broadly premised around the need for leaders to adapt their approach and paradigms and change...

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Business Case Analysis -  What a Project Manager should know: Part 3 

Business Case Analysis -  What a Project Manager should know: Part 3 

“There ain't no such thing as a free lunch" (tanstaafl). Every project manager should have the word tanstaafl pinned to the wall in front of them...

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Business Case Analysis -   What a Project Manager should know: Part 2

Business Case Analysis -  What a Project Manager should know: Part 2

The key element in the business case is the process change that the business case is intended to support. Something is either going to be done for ...

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