Of the several declarations in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2021 state of the nation address, one of the most striking was the acknowledgmentof the role of the private sector in economic growth, job creation and the need for the government to work closely with business.

While the ruling party, with its alliance partners the SA Communist Party and Cosatu, get their heads around that, business also needs to be getting its act together. And Rebecca Henderson’s Reimagining Capitalism: How Business Can Save the World is just what the captains of industry need to guide them.