The BMF espouses a value system which embraces high standards and sets tone and measure in business ethics, not only amongst black organisation, but South African society in general
Through its value system, its disciplines and perseverance towards a just cause, the leadership of the BMF has made a meaningful contribution to the stability of the country and the progress made on socio-economic development.
The organisation builds confidence and capacity amongst black managers by providing a support structure that facilitates their integration into a business environment which is often hostile and unsupportive.
Some of the notable BMF achievements include the following:
During volatile and difficult times, the BMF, as a highly motivated organisation, has maintained a balanced support structure to assist our members through their challenging times. The BMF has facilitated many developmental programmes locally and internationally for black managers, thus contributing to the development of managerial competence.
A high calibre pool of leading black managers has kept the BMF on the cutting edge of managerial leadership and transformation in South Africa. Many of today's leaders in Government, business and civil society continue to have close links with the BMF. A large number of these leaders are still actively involved with the organisation.
A network of highly skilled and dedicated BMF members continually provides input to Government, Business, Trade Unions and Civil society. Further, the organisation pro-actively plays a leading role at all levels on policy formulation, strategic planning and other key issues facing the country.
The BMF is committed – in line with one of our key principles – to working for business unity and non-racialism. To this effect we participated in the formation of BUSA.
The BMF is committed to achieving its objectives by: