CRMagazine catches up with Phelelani Mpanza on his recently published book entitled “The Impact of Forms of Capital on Corporate Entrepreneurship in SOE’s”.
Master, Phelelani Mpanza is a Ph.D. Candidate at Wits University (School of Economics and Business Sciences), his Ph.D. focuses on the nature of Corporate Entrepreneurship in the Banking Sector. He lectures part-time students in the field of Entrepreneurship and Business Management. Master Mpanza is also a Director of Rethink Business Group (a small Management Consulting and Advisory entity) which recently signed a partnership agreement with African Flavour Bookstore in Braamfontein for the local distribution of Phelelani Mpanza’s Book.
Master Mpanza leaves no stone unturned in the leadership, readership and allship sector, he also wears a cap of a Director for Pa Gaxa Foundation.
The book was published on 13th June 2018 and has since been topping the ranks, It will continue to be available online for the global market on MoreBooks.
The book is part of the masters research project. It focuses on the impact of forms of capital on Corporate Entrepreneurship. The book aims to provide an understanding of Corporate Entrepreneurship in the South African public sector and its best suited for postgraduates students who are doing business related studies, policymakers, Senior Management in State Owned Enterprises, Business Practitioners. As South African SOEs struggle to produce the desired financial performance, Corporate Entrepreneurship becomes crucially important for the survival and growth of these SOEs. The book focuses on three forms of capital, namely Economic, Human, and Social Capital. The sampled SOEs were Transnet, Eskom and South African Airways. The background and operation of these entities are covered in the book.
The books have sold over 105 print copies. Bidvest Bank and the Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals bought 25 copies each and the rest were bought by individuals. This is a milestone and we regard Master Mpanza as a bookpreneur, someone who writes, publishes and ensure more than a 100 copies by themselves.
Master Mpanza gives us intellectual orgasms due to being a permanent ground force and promoting the culture of reading in Africa. When asked to comment on The 4th Industrial Revolution and how can entrepreneurs equip themselves with relevant skills to sustain their businesses. He said,
The Fourth Industrial Revolution comes with numerous improvements and efficiencies in the production of goods and services. Entrepreneurs must be aware of new technological opportunities this revolution presents and incorporate these in their business models to remain relevant and competitive in the marketplace. The Fourth Industrial revolution will also require businesses to train their staff to have new skills in line with the new technologies.
He added that, As the country moves towards a knowledge based economy, he is extremely excited to contribute his ideas and thoughts which will ultimately have a positive impact on the growth of businesses. We need more research on business strategies and tested theories on South African businesses.
Master Mpanza you are the one we have been waiting for, Club Readership will be in touch to foster a working relationship with you going forward.
The book costs £ 37.50 on MoreBooks , Print Copy R350 and you may contact Master Mpanza on 0736778379 or email Phelelani.firstname.lastname@example.org.