Dr Botshabelo Maja is Deputy Director-General at the National School of Government in SA. We explore ways of navigating the complex landscape of compliance and innovation in the public sector.
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About Dr Botshabelo Maja:
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD at University of the Witwatersrand.
Education, Training, and Development from schooling to post schooling. Researcher, Curriculum and learning materials developer. Writer and skills development expert. Culture of learning and teaching in schools, further education and training, higher education responsiveness, and public sector training.
Dr. Botshabelo Maja discusses the challenges of compliance and innovation in the public sector. He emphasizes the need for qualified individuals in positions of authority and argues for the professionalization of the public sector. Maja also discusses the importance of defining what it means to be a South African and implementing strategies to balance compliance with innovation. He highlights the lack of consciousness and understanding among public sector officials when it comes to compliance, and suggests reigniting consciousness and training interventions. Maja advocates for a shift in mindset from compliance to execution and innovation, and urges investment in young people as the future of the public sector, emphasizing the need for job opportunities and support for the next generation.
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