Thabo Mosala

Tia’s Muesli: Small Dog in the Big Dogs’ Lair

Tia’s Muesli: Small Dog in the Big Dogs’ Lair

By / 1 Jul, 2017 /

CASE STUDY. In April 2011, Hani Niayesh, owner and managing director of breakfast cereal manufacturer, Tia’s Muesli, received an unexpected phone call from the Pick n Pay Hypermarket Head Office.

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Business Process Outsourcing and Offshoring: Could Yahluma Compete?

Business Process Outsourcing and Offshoring: Could Yahluma Compete?

By / 1 Jul, 2017 /

CASE STUDY. In January 2009, young entrepreneurs Ayanda Qunu and Thembi Bhayi abandoned their plans to start a fully owned contact centre, Yahluma Solutions Ltd, in Buffalo City in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

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Maria Ramos: Transforming Transnet Strategy

Maria Ramos: Transforming Transnet Strategy

By / 5 Apr, 2017 /

CASE STUDY. It was 21 February 2006. Maria Ramos, CEO of Transnet, one of the largest parastatals in South Africa, was facing a strike by the unions, representing more than 85 000 people.

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The Times: Bridging the Old with the New

The Times: Bridging the Old with the New

By / 5 Apr, 2017 /

CASE STUDY. It was April 2007, and Ray Hartley still had myriad unanswered questions in the lead-up to the launch of a new daily newspaper, The Times, in June 2007.

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The Stokvel Sector: Opportunities and Challenges

The Stokvel Sector: Opportunities and Challenges

By / 5 Apr, 2017 /

CASE STUDY. By 2009, stokvels (community-based savings clubs) were playing a substantial role in the South African economy.

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MCM Wines in China: Taking on the Dragon

MCM Wines in China: Taking on the Dragon

By / 5 Apr, 2017 /

CASE STUDY. In July 2009, businessman and entrepreneur, Martyn Mills of MCM Wines, reconsidered his marketing strategy.

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African Bank Investments Ltd: Breaking through Microfinance Frontiers

African Bank Investments Ltd: Breaking through Microfinance Frontiers

By / 15 Mar, 2017 /

CASE STUDY. By May 2007, African Bank Investments Limited (ABIL) had, under the leadership of Leon Kirkinis, become one of the predominant players in the provision of financial credit services to the mass employed population of South Africa.

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Yahluma: A Sustainable Business Model?

Yahluma: A Sustainable Business Model?

By / 15 Mar, 2017 /

CASE STUDY. In September 2007, Pindiwe Holomisa and Nomaciko Ngoasheng, started Yahluma Solutions Ltd with the intention of building a contact centre in Buffalo City (Eastern Cape), and making use of a Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) incentive to encourage the establishment of business process outsourcing and offshoring (BPO&O) businesses.

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