During recessionary periods, corporate intelligence (CI) is the only business function to provide profit assurance

Given the importance of this objective, it is hardly surprising that the executive board makes the requests and receives the findings of intelligence activities. What is odd, however, is that the CI function is constrained by a “cloak-and-dagger” reputation.

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One party political systems, historically, have proven detrimental to the health of democratic government in various ways

The experience of South Africa’s ANC government over the past two decades is that it is confirming this depressing trend. There is a high level of corruption within South Africa’s public service sector (the largest employer in the country) and across all three tiers of its government – national, provincial and local. Read more