Columnist and Communications Expert Onkgopotse JJ Tabane wrote an article in the Business Day expressing that the private sector has to also be put to account to do the right things when it comes to issues affecting the country.
“It is easy to criticise the government for policy uncertainty,” writes Tabane, “but that should not stand in the way of business doing the right things.
“Some of that uncertainly is, frankly, a result of business reticence and a refusal to adapt to the new SA…”
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Tabane.
Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.
Businesses collude with Government. They are the beneficiaries of a lot of wasteful expenditure.— Onkgopotse JJ Tabane
We need Business to speak out!— Onkgopotse JJ Tabane
Business must stop turning a blind eye to what’s going wrong in the economy.— Onkgopotse JJ Tabane
Business is afraid; it needs to stop that!— Onkgopotse JJ Tabane
Business mustn’t always blame government!— Onkgopotse JJ Tabane
Honesty and frankness builds trust.— Onkgopotse JJ Tabane
Business is sitting on billions that it’s too afraid to invest, because they have no trust.— Onkgopotse JJ Tabane
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