Labour and business are neither winners nor losers – as it should be, according to accepted economic theory.
Rising labour productivity leads to higher employment, income and profits.
An estimated average of 15% of staff are absent on any given day - and only one in three people who do not go to work are actually physically ill.
The gold production company has reported record highs at its Tau Lekoa flagship mine and restructuring at other operations.
There is an urgent need for South Africa's organisations to develop cultures that foster positive work environments and increase productivity.