Paper presented at the 31st Annual Southern African Transport Conference 9-12 July 2012 "Getting Southern Africa to Work", CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa.
It is now 15 years since the publication of the NTTT report. The NTTT consult, develop and recommend strategies and processes to lift the taxi industry to a level where it can enter the formal economic sector.
The time has arrived to action these strategies and recommendations to alleviate the taxi industry to the required level to participate in the formal economic sector. For such a process to take off it will be necessary for the members of the industry to –
Make a mind shift from thinking small about myself to consider the opportunities of being an organization – the power of us collectively.
See change not as a threat, but as an opportunity to set new boundaries and
Take action to realize opportunities as such opportunities are only available for a limited time after it no longer provides the potential return.
Think long term by taking the timeously and courageous decisions.
The paper would elaborate on this promises and opportunities available for the formalization of the taxi industry to access the entrance to the final economic sector.
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