Organization Development

Understanding Transformational Consulting

Author: Justine Chinoperekweyi What is the meaning of transformational consulting? Transformational consulting is a systematic, holistic, and humanistic approach to the provision of support services to a client through widespread informed inquiries and engagement of stakeholders, the co-design of interventions that awaken and empower the system to actualize its potential, continually self-renew, take advantage of…

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Consultative Approaches: Lessons from the Philosophical Legacy of Sigmund Freud, Karl Marx, Erich Fromm, and the work of Patrick Trottier

Author: Dr. Justine Chinoperekweyi The working article is premised on the philosophical and theoretical legacy of Sigmund Freud, Karl Marx, Erich Fromm, and the work of Patrick Trottier. I highlight their approaches to consultation and how they inform the practice of Organization Development (OD) today and in the future. OD & Change literature indicates four…

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Centre for Organization Leadership and Development collaborates with Harare Institute of Technology for an Executive Development Course

Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) in collaboration with Centre for Organization Leadership and Development (COLD) will this month facilitate an Executive Development Program at The Rainbow Towers Hotel in Harare. The course will be facilitated under the theme ‘Building High Performing Organisations’ on the 26th of August 2022. This Blue-Chip short course aims at reframing…

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OLDN holds the 3rd Organization Development & Change Conference

Organization Leadership and Development Network (OLDN) is an independent professional community of organization development and change professionals. Registered in Zimbabwe, the community has members from over 20 countries with a strong international Advisory Council, and Board led by Mrs. Oluwafunmibi Yetunde Matthew as Board Chair. OLDN is an arm of Centre for Organization Leadership &…

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Organization Development Consulting Services

The OD Blueprint states that “The OD field is expanding in terms of methodological inventiveness, philosophical orientation, and transformative value”. In view of the strategic direction and initiatives in Zimbabwe and most African countries, it is accurate to state that the practice of OD is a strategic and operational imperative for facilitating organizational effectiveness and…

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Consulting Maxims for Co-creating Sustainable Futures

Authors: Justine Chinoperekweyi and Cheryl McKinnon Young Abstract This article provides practical insights and experiences on universal consulting maxims for co-creating sustainable futures. For many years, Western cultural and educational traditions led to a view that consultants are experts and solution-providers. In recent years, this mind-set has shifted towards more collaborative and transformational approaches, especially…

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Brainz 500 Global Award – Reflections on the Impact & Influence OD Scholar-Practitioner from Zimbabwe

Chuffed to be listed on Brainz 500 Global List 2021. Brainz 500 Global is an annual global list published in December every year featuring a total of 500 Companies, Entrepreneurs, Influential leaders and Small business owners recognized for their entrepreneurial success, achievements or dedication to helping others. Being featured with 499 globally reputable and influential…

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Organization Development Thoughts on ZUPCO-NRZ Partnership: ‘Starting where the system is’ towards improving the human condition

Author: Justine Chinoperekweyi, Ph.D The old Organization Development (OD) law states that ‘Start where the System is’ and lead sustainable strategic change, facilitate continuous improvement and improve the human condition. Does this work in Zimbabwe and Zimbabwean institutions? My response to this is a resounding Yes; but only if the fundamentals are right? What are…

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