Monthly Archives: Jul 2019




Written by Dr. Hannes Nel, MBL; D. Com; D. Phil Neoliberalism is a description of the dominant mode of conducting political and economic organisation in a global world, which obviously would also be the field in which research is conducted. It also has an impact on other elements of the […]

Research Article 15: Neoliberalism



John Botha: COO of Global Business Solutions The World Health Organisation estimates that around 300 million people across the globe suffer from depression. This has become the leading cause of disability worldwide. While there are effective treatments for depression, anxiety, emptiness, a lack of energy and hopelessness all of these […]

Depression at work: How to deal with this



Written by Dr. Hannes Nel, MBL; D. Com; D. Phil  Modernism evolved over a period of approximately 400 years from a philosophy based on the interpretation of the mythical to a paradigm based on logic. Generally speaking, it is a movement towards articulating traditional beliefs and practices with modern ideas […]

Research Article 14: Modernism



Grant Wilkinson, Executive: Global Business Solutions If an employee refuses to divulge information which might help his or her employer to identify the culprit of misconduct, said employee is guilty of ‘derivative misconduct’. However, to impose a one-sided obligation on an employee, to disclose information to her employer about the […]

What the Constitutional Court Says About Derivative Misconduct



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Written by Dr Hannes Nel, MBL; D. Com; D. Phil In our current day and age neoliberalism largely rendered liberalism obsolete. Even so, liberalism is still a relevant paradigm. Liberalism advocates tolerance, progress, humanitarianism, objectivity, reason, democracy, and human rights. To this can be added a host of other positive […]

Research Article 13: Liberalism





Written by Dr. Hannes Nel, MBL; D. Com; D. Phil Often also called ‘anti-positivism’ or ‘naturalistic inquiry’, interpretivism is a softer and more subjective way than hermeneutics in which to interpret data. We can also talk about the interpretivist group of paradigms, including hermeneutics and some others that we will […]

Research Article 12: Interpretivism