Category Archives: Leadership

Change leadership: How to make it work

Change leadership: How to make it work

Change … requires creating a new system, which in turn always demands leadership. Kotter, 1995 In today’s workplace change is almost unavoidable and certain, and achieving successful change is one of the biggest problems that modern organizations face. Change has become a major strategic obligating and it is clear that without doing things differently, companies

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The State of Zimbabwean Corporate Leadership Survey

The State of Zimbabwean Corporate Leadership Survey

Introduction Industrial Psychology Consultants (IPC) has carried out a survey to evaluate the state of corporate leadership in Zimbabwe. The aim of the survey was to gauge how employees generally evaluate the quality of leadership in organisations. Two hundred and twenty-seven (227) participants across all sectors responded to this survey. Key Findings 68.3% of the

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Profiles of Top-Performing CEOs: Rising above the rest

Profiles of Top-Performing CEOs: Rising above the rest

The Harvard Business Review has released its annual list of the world’s top Chief Executive Officers for 2019. Topping this year’s list is 56 years old Huang, the CEO of NVIDIA an American technology company. In the words of Robin Sharma “Leadership is not about a title or designation. It’s about impact, influence, and inspiration.”

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What the Best Company Boards Focus On

What the Best Company Boards Focus On

Non-Executive Directors are faced with several challenges as they do their work. The quality of the Board members significantly impacts the performance of the organisation.  The quality of Board members is largely dependent on the selection criteria and process.  In some instances, the quality of the NEDs is influenced by the remuneration on offer. Organisations

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Why Every Manager Should Have Human Resources Management Skills & Training

Why Every Manager Should Have Human Resources Management Skills & Training

I have heard line mangers referring most if not all of the people issues to the person designated as the Human Resources Manager. If this is how your people are managed in your organisation you have a long way to go. If your organisation is in the situation highlighted above you have probably experienced an

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Aligning employees goals to your business strategy

Aligning employees goals to your business strategy

Goal alignment in organisations is a precondition for a successful performance measurement system. Individual goals need to be aligned with higher goals in the organisation both vertically and horizontally. Lack of goal alignment is one of the reasons why performance management systems do not produce the desired positive impact on organisational productivity. Very few managers

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