College of Law and Management Studies

Exploring Personal Experiences, Feelings and Events During COVID-19 in SA

The COVID-19 pandemic wave that spread like wildfire was similar to a personal wave of anxiety with tension heightened by media images and reports of increasing daily infections and deaths, leading to a desire to keep one’s family safe. There was a sense of panic at home, with people physically distant and locked-up… in a…

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COVID-19 Propels the New Digital Era in SA Higher Education Institutions

The global pandemic COVID-19 has created major disruption across the world. Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) have been affected significantly, with students and staff vacating campuses as lockdowns approached. With this came the drastic decision at UKZN – a face-to-face higher education institution – to move to online teaching. As a result of the sudden onset…

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Leadership, Trust and managing a virtual workforce in the times of covid-19

The adage by author and public speaker Brian Tracy that “the true test of leadership is how well you function in a crisis” holds true for many leaders and organizations. Leaders have a special role in turbulent times. Exceptional leadership is an essential survival component for contemporary organizations. The current business environment characterized by unprecedented…

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