Monthly Archives: October 2010

On leadership

One of the projects we’re currently working on aims to measure the impact of school leadership development programmes.  The concept of principalship is quite interesting.  Many people think that schools have much to learn from business, especially in the realm of leadership.  I have some reservations about comparing school principals to CEO’s, as I think there’s a major difference in motivation between these two types of leaders.  I can see however, that the management skills required are similar.

At the […]

Traffic regulation: self-organisation vs control

Navigating the traffic here in SA can be quite a complex affair (as I’m sure is true in most other countries).  Traffic authorities make extensive use of traffic lights and other control mechanisms to regulate traffic, especially in urban areas.  I came across this interesing video the other day, about how allowing for self-regulation on busy roads often leads to less congestion and paradoxically, less road accidents.  I’m not sure if this will work in South Africa, but it […]

Partnership with University of Stellenbosch

The Narrative Lab and Cogntive Edge are pleased to announce their partnership with the University of Stellenbosch Business School to pursue joint research programmes and delivery of courses in South Africa.

Recently Cognitive Edge (CE), The Narrative Lab (TNL) and the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) established a partnership with two purposes:
*  Provision of SenseMaker® and support services for research purposes on selected programmes at USB
*  Joint conduct of a Cognitive Edge accreditation workshop at the University of Stellenbosch […]

Partnership with University of Stellenbosch

The Narrative Lab and Cogntive Edge are pleased to announce their partnership with the University of Stellenbosch Business School to pursue joint research programmes and delivery of courses in South Africa.

Recently Cognitive Edge (CE), The Narrative Lab (TNL) and the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) established a partnership with two purposes:
*  Provision of SenseMaker® and support services for research purposes on selected programmes at USB
*  Joint conduct of a Cognitive Edge accreditation workshop at the University of Stellenbosch […]

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