Business Beyond Covid
DERRICK MSIBI: This crisis highlights the need to build shock absorbers before the next one hits
In the Business Beyond Covid series, CEOs and other business leaders and experts in their sectors look to the future after Covid-19. What effect has the pandemic and resulting lockdown had on their industries and the SA economy as a whole? Which parts will bounce back first and which will never be the same again? Most importantly, they try to answer the question: where to from here?
Donald Rumsfeld, the former US secretary of defence, once said “there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns — the ones we don't know we don't know ... it is the latter category that tend to be the difficult ones.”..
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