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At the crossroad between psychology, sociology and business management, ShiftingBehaviours is interested in the signficant trends in society that have roots in different fields such as economy, technology, human arts and sciences and also media, music, design, fashion… We use all this material to put in perspective your issues and build meaningful programmes that fit your needs.

The good boss and the bad boss

The good boss and the bad boss

From my experience with managers, 100% of them authentically want to be a good boss. But if you ask their staff, only 52% seem to be successful. Why is the failure rate so high? Michael Scott, the character from the TV series The Office, highlights an interesting dimension. What are you trying to in …

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25% de maïs en moins.

25% de maïs en moins.

Une sévère sécheresse sévit cette année sur la majorité du pays. En conséquence, les prévisions de récoltes sont mauvaises. Mais les problèmes soulevés par la pénurie d’eau ne s’arrêtent pas là. Etat des lieux à la fin de la saison des pluies.

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1100 résidants, tous Afrikaners.

1100 résidants, tous Afrikaners.

Le village d’Orania, composé exclusivement de «Blancs» d’origine boer, coule des jours paisibles dans le Karoo. Pendant ce temps dans le Limpopo, les Tsongas défient violemment l’autorité politique de leurs voisins Vendas. A cor et à cri, les habitants de Malamulele revendiquent une municipalité ind …

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12,3 millions d’enfants retournent à l’école

12,3 millions d’enfants retournent à l’école

La rentrée des classes sonne l’heure du bilan de la scolarité en Afrique du Sud. Défauts d’infrastructures, enseignants à peine formés, niveau des élèves déplorable… A quoi mène le chemin vers l’école ? A travers le défi colossal de l’éducation se joue l’avenir du pays. Regards croisés avec la Franc …

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The truth about billboards

The truth about billboards

Last week, Comedy Central put up the billboard “Santa isn’t real” in Fourways. Residents of the area complained about the message and demanded this advertisement – the channel had paid for – be put down. But Santa isn’t real so how can it be bothering to read it?

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The rise of the Gigarich

The rise of the Gigarich

A high number of publications are appearing about the increasingly uneven wealth distribution throughout the world. As the gap between rich and poor countries is closing down, the abyss between richest and poorest of a given nation is sinking in. Where is this phenomenon leading us?

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7 reasons why the Kitchener’s is our favourite spot in Jozy

7 reasons why the Kitchener’s is our favourite spot in Jozy

At Shifting Behaviour, we like to try things out: switch from a bar to a restaurant, check out the night-clubs, and explore whatever the city can exhibit that is new, beautiful or daring. Among the places we have come across, the Kitchener’s has turned on our good vibes detector and quenched our thi …

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Re-defining luxury

Re-defining luxury

Caviar and diamonds are over-rated. In a post-industrial world, the strings of scarcity and high price tags no longer pull our desire. You define what is priceless to you. And lead the way to it.

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Are you a smart shopper?

Are you a smart shopper?

Since I moved to Jo’burg, I am asked this question every time I get to the till of South Africa’s favourite supermarket. As I am a card holder of Pick’nPay’s membership programme, I immediately answer proudly “Yes I am!” And the next second I reconsider anxiously, wondering about the question raised …

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Respect in the workplace

Respect in the workplace

Respect will always be our priority at ShiftingBehaviour. South Africa has been an amazing testing ground for the world, and Nelson Mandela the most inspiring leader in the field of achieving respect where there was utmost unfairness.

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