Month: October 2016

State of Human Resources in Zimbabwe Survey Report
Introduction The purpose of this research was to gather and analyse human resources related information and practices from different organisations to enable Zimbabwean organisations to benchmark their practices. The intention is that, on a yearly basis, we track the changes in HR practices in the country, commenting and justifying them where possible and allow executives […]
Sexual harassment in Zimbabwean organisations: How prevalent is it?
We have just concluded a survey in which we sought to understand Zimbabwean employees’ perceptions and opinions about sexual harassment and misconduct. The survey also attempted to quantify the prevalence of sexual harassment in our organisations. There were 793 participants in this survey. 59% of the respondents were male and the rest, (41%) were female. […]
"Your Career Your Future" - Career Guidance Talk with Memory Nguwi
I hear a lot of people when giving career advice even for high school students saying “follow your dreams”. This works in a few careers but does not work in many careers. Here is why. Instead in choosing a career people must be guided by their natural ability (aptitude/cognitive ability), interests, values and personality. As […]
Employee Resignation Survey Report
This research is aimed at finding the factors that affect employee resignation in organisations. The research also aims to predict who is currently looking for a job and who will leave his/her employer if the economy turns around. The research explored the relationship between demographic variables and resignation factors. Summary of Key Findings: 1. The […]
Reducing Workplace Accident using Analytics
Introduction Accidents impact on a company’s greatest resources: its drivers, client property and the vehicles they operate. We tested 54 drivers from a local company in Zimbabwe using the Fitness To Drive Plus Vienna Test System. Each driver’s test results were then matched with the driver’s record of road traffic accidents from 2014 to 2015. […]
Psychometric Tests and Assessment Centers
Few decisions are as important as selecting the talent needed to take the organisation into the future.  A valid testing system takes the guesswork out of building a pool of talented candidates. Hiring or promoting people who are unsuitable costs time and money and errors made by poor performers jeopardize potential business. Carefully developed and […]
Strategy Review & Formulation Facilitation
You will agree with us that strategy execution remains one of the top priorities for any successful business. Crafting a strategy alone does not guarantee you success. We work with businesses wanting to craft viable business strategies and ensuring that the strategy is executed.  At the center of our strategy formulation approach is innovation in […]
Productivity Measurement and Enhancement
Most executives and employees have the mistaken assumption that if you make a profit you are productive. Our experience show that this is not always the case. Executives who make decisions based on this mistaken assumption see their organisations coming from being profitable to the brink and in some cases bankruptcy. Employees honestly demand better […]