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Talent management through mentorship : a case study

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dc.contributor.advisor Prof. A. Thomas en_US
dc.contributor.author Sewraj, Monica Prudence
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-13T12:35:30Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-13T12:35:30Z
dc.date.issued 2012-08-13
dc.date.submitted 2007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/5573
dc.description M.A. en_US
dc.description.abstract The South African environment is unique when compared to the rest of the world in respect to the diversity of its population, past workplace imbalances and its recent democracy beginning in 1994. There are continuous changes from political, economic, social, technological and legislative perspectives that impact South African businesses directly or indirectly. In view of past socio-economical imbalances the government has put into place legislation, with the aim of increasing skills levels and empower designated groups through the Employment Equity Act (Republic of South Africa, 1998a), the Skills Development Act (Republic of South Africa, 1998b) and the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act (Republic of South Africa, 2003). The major challenge currently facing South Africa in fulfilling the country's legislative intentions (Republic of South Africa, 1998a,b) is the lack of skills and availability of employees to fill senior positions. The expectation of government is for businesses to achieve employment equity targets, develop skills of designated groups and achieve black economic empowerment, as designated groups appear to lack the required skills and experience to take up senior positions. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Mentoring in business - South Africa en_US
dc.subject Employee empowerment - South Africa en_US
dc.subject Training of Black executives - South Africa en_US
dc.subject Blacks - Employment - South Africa en_US
dc.subject Training of employees - South Africa en_US
dc.title Talent management through mentorship : a case study en_US
dc.type Mini-Dissertation en_US

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