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Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, whose department has already committed to 13,225MW of renewable energy generation by 2025. Picture: SIYABULELA DUDA

SA’s renewable energy plan a global success story

World Wildlife Fund calls South Africa’s renewable energy sector 'a flagship public-private partnership model for SA and the rest of Africa', writes Kevin Nassiep

Old boys’ club still rules in German boardrooms

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn arrives at a company shareholders' meeting in Hamburg, Germany. Picture: BLOOMBERG/MICHELE TANUSSIS

Martin Winterkorn’s business doppelgänger at Volkswagen shows clannishness of Germany’s corporate governance structure, write Carol Hymowitz and Alex Webb

Working across time zones to woo the world, a hotel MD never clocks out

Clive Bennett. Picture: SUPPLIED

One&Only MD Clive Bennett attributes hotel’s success to global market penetration and reach, and attracting local clientele, writes Eugene Yiga

No-frills Ryanair grows up as change of strategy gets results

Michael O’Leary says he became a cartoon pantomime villain by dressing up as Batman’s sidekick Robin and other characters for photo opportunities. Picture: BLOOMBERG/MATTHEW LLOYD

Europe’s biggest budget carrier reaps rewards of treating passengers as customers rather than adversaries, writes Tanya Powley

Paternity leave for dads serves societal interests

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Report says true gender equality could be achieved if men are encouraged and able to play a more significant role in the lives of their children, writes Vanessa Rogers

State agencies ‘nudge’ good citizenry

Oxford-educated scientist Maya Shankar leads a White House team dedicated to applying academic research on human behaviour to the business of running a government.  Picture: SUPPLIED

Oxford-educated scientist approaches public policy execution using significant new research on human nature, such as people are predictably irrational, writes Binyamin Appelbaum

Power? Let the men have it

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Harvard Business School research shows women aren’t in leadership positions because they just don’t want the jobs, writes Rebecca Greenfield

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