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A model for internal corporate governance: Towards 3Is Effectiveness

Author: Dr. Justine Chinoperekweyi The changes in the operating environment have led to significant shifts in the manner in which organizations are being managed and/or directed. The need to continuously reframe and refine internal corporate governance mechanisms cannot be overemphasized. Chaos and Complexity Theories are predominantly redefining corporate management and corporate governance. In view of…

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Co-creation & Exceptionality Meetings Online (CEMOs): Leveraging the Power of Dialogue to Co-create Sustainable Futures

Author: Justine Chinoperekweyi, Ph.D., *Working Article, ver.01, Dec.2020 “Somewhere along the way we humans forgot how to come together to have conversations that matter” Larry Dressler Enhancing career foresight is a central theme in co-creating sustainable futures, sustaining exceptionality, and living an integrated life. Dialogue is an essential element to enhancing career foresight. The power…

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Exploring Philosophical Proclivity of Change Management Articles: Technical-Rational Perspective versus Other Change Philosophies

Author: Justine Chinoperekweyi Abstract Despite the limitations of n-step (Collins, 1998), goal-directed models of change, the management penchant for these types of tools continue unsated. These change management tools are seductively simple and the labels attached (transforming, power tools, and magic) imply that success is guaranteed if they are followed to the letter. Academicians, theorists,…

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Reframing Corporate Governance Orientation in an Era of Epochal Change

*This is an Abstract of the article published by the Organization Development Journal (ODJ), Vol.38(4) Authors: Justine Chinoperekweyi, Kurai Makumbe, Tsitsi Chundu Abstract In view of the need to integrate theory and practice in OD and change management, the authors explore fundamental concepts towards the development of a sustainability-focused corporate governance model. This is informed…

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What are the key components of future corporate governance model?

Author: Justine Chinoperekweyi, Ph.D. The disruptive environmental influences casted a dark shadow on the reliance on n-step, pedantic rules-based corporate governance models. Indeed, the significance of sensemaking, influencing and legitimizing need to be appreciated in corporate governance discussions. In periods of epochal change, corporate leaders have no option but to design and implement a sophisticated…

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Exceptional Board: A Development Imperative

Author: Dr. Justine Chinoperekweyi Boards are fundamental to organizational effectiveness. This is primarily because of the strategic thinking and strategic leadership roles that exceptional boards execute with clarity. Mahatma Ghandi said “A small body of determined spirits fired up by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” This quote brings…

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Organization Development (OD) Work: What does it entail?

Author: Justine Chinoperekweyi, Ph.D. The field of Organization Development (OD) is attracting increased attention as a field and profession essential to sustainable strategic change. As a multi-disciplinary field founded on humanitarian, social and democratic values, the OD field is rich with behavioural, non-behavioural and miscellaneous interventions that can be applied in different situations. What exactly…

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Expanding and deepening leadership development capacity

Author: Justine Chinoperekweyi, Ph.D. Interestingly, the world has witnessed an increase in the number of leadership development programs and ‘International Leadership Coaches’. Though most of the glamorized ‘international titles’ are seemingly questionable, this is a welcome development as it reinforces the need to address the leadership challenge that’s evident across different levels of human civilization.…

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Global OD, Leadership and Governance Education: The COLD-OLDN Approach

Author: Justine Chinoperekweyi, Ph.D. The need to build individual and organization capability in all economies cannot be overemphasized. Organizations that can easily adapt to the current volatile and uncertain environment consider talent and talent development as the edge. In view of the highly competitive talent landscape, the same applies to individuals. Talent is the leading…

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Fostering Organization Development (OD) to sanitize Organizational Leadership

Author: Justine Chinoperekweyi, Ph.D., People must always come first in any process of sustainable development” Robert Mugabe. Most working professionals are in bondage of ‘sugarcoated or marinated’ modern day slavery. Some have been locked in the same cubicles for years, some are denied their basic rights as workers, some are discriminated, others are bullied, and…

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