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Title: Kulula.com, South Africa – a case study
Authors: Iwu, Chux Gervase
Keywords: Human resource management;Employee relations;Employment legislation;South Africa
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Emerald
Source: Chux Gervase Iwu, "Kulula.com, South Africa – a case study", Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, (2011)
Abstract: The world is still fascinated by South Africas transition to democracy; what with stories of massacre (Sharpeville, etc.) of those who dared challenge white supremacy and the battle for prominence between the African National Congress and the Inkatha Freedom Party. Since gaining independence, South Africa has attracted investors from far and wide. Now and again, one hears news stories that report about forms of disgruntlement from whites and blacks, respectively. In some quarters, you may hear stories suggesting the white community has not completely gotten over their resentment of black leadership. In some other quarters, you are likely to hear the blacks insist that the South African land space belongs to them and as a result they should be in charge of the distribution of wealth, one must understand that much of the wealth of the South African land still resides with the Whites. In what is considered as a fair attempt to integrate all the citizens of the republic, the new government of Nelson Mandela came up with a constitution that is hailed as perhaps the best in the world. Carved out of the United Nations Human Rights Charter, it proposes a free society that recognizes all its inhabitants regardless of colour. Within the world of work, the constitution identifies seven very important statutes that not only give effect to and sustain the republics membership of the International Labour Organisation, but also help to realize and regulate the fundamental rights of workers and employers.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/20450621111124433
http://hdl.handle.net/11189/4922
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