We are proud to announce that Stephen Rothgiesser, Practice Lead: CCG Advisory is speaking on Stakeholder Management and Partnership Facilitation in the Context of a Complex South African Labour Environment at the Knowledge Resources Industrial Relations Conference in Cape Town on 12 November 2014.


Two-day conference • 12-13 November 2014
Pre-conference Workshop • 11 November 2014
UCT Graduate School of Business, Protea Breakwater Lodge, V&A Waterfront • CAPE TOWN

The current state of industrial relations in South Africa calls for a more strategic approach, as the high level of unrest is a cause for concern for investors and investor confidence.

Issues such as poor socio-economic conditions of workers, inter nion rivalry and violent strikes resulting in job losses need to be addressed.

Knowledge Resources has organised a high level industrial relations conference, focusing on the changing IR environment – new realities, new challenges and new approaches.

The speakers and topics have been carefully selected to reflect the latest trends in the South African industrial relations landscape.


  • Understand the power of mediation and alternative dispute resolution strategies
  • Identify ways of restoring true worker democracy through collective bargaining reform
  • Learn how to reduce long protracted and violent strikes
  • Create your own performance management legal toolkit
  • Discover best practices for communication before, during and after strikes
  • Know whether the South African industrial relations framework supports or hinders economic growth
  • Hear about the strategies, realities and the way forward for the new collective bargaining scenario
  • Find out about the present and future South African labour relations landscape


  • Industrial, labour and employee relations
  • HR Directors
  • Senior HR Managers
  • Legal Advisors
  • Heads of Strategy
  • Public and private sector
  • Government from municipal to national level


Contact CCG at 021 461 0802 or Gugu Mazibuko [email protected] or 011 706 6009