HR director of mining giant Anglo Platinum Eric Ngubane has described the massive challenges facing businesses in South Africa.
“The country has come from an isolated background and it has been a culture shock,” he told Personnel Today. “We have had to look again at the way we did things and we have had to restructure and be more
He said there is a huge training issue for staff who lack technical and IT skills.
Ngubane studied at Warwick University and London Business School. He said there is an acute shortage of experienced black HR directors and he has headhunters phoning him every week.
Catriona Marchant reports from HR Summit 2001 – Human Resources Solutions for Europe, held in Montreux, Switzerland, 18-20 February, organised by marcusevans events