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How a heavy mallet solves a complex problem

You might have seen that the slogan we have up on our website is this: "The common ground between complex problems and simple solutions." In explaining what this means we often refer to the use of an efficiency rudder used to improve the turning circle of ships (read about it here). In a similar light, I've discovered the story of John Snow as an example of how a simple solution can solve a complex problem ... In 1854, cholera broke out in [...]

Stamping out bribery

As we've gathered stories in organisations, we've often come across stories that deal with corruption and bribery. I recently saw a communication from a large South African paper producing company with regards to gifts and hospitality. It outlines the following points:   I would like to bring to your attention that the following is applicable to any gifts and hospitality offered to our employees: 1.Only gifts and hospitality of an advertising nature of a reasonable value on which the name [...]