Organization Development

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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Overconfidence, Specialized knowledge & Illusion of Control: Triple Leadership Derailers

Author: Justine Chinoperekweyi It is a aphorism that leaders with the right competencies have the capacity to drive an organization along the path of enduring good. On the contrary, leaders deprived of essential competencies tend to become reactive thereby ‘mis-leading’ their organizations. The dominant dilemma in organizations today is that most leaders sit and rest…

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Navigating Change through Contextual Intelligence and Collaborative Capital

Author: Dr. Justine Chinoperekweyi A lot is written about the business environment being volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. This environment invariably puts organizations in a constant state of disorganization. Following the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, most organizations report that margins of success and error are narrowing. For organizations to navigate prudently through…

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Incorporating OD courses in higher education curricula: Pillar to Zimbabwe’s Education 5.0

Author: Dr. Justine Chinoperekweyi There is no doubt that academic institutions need to deliver courses that foster critical thinking, problem-solving, and an entrepreneurial mindset among graduates. After proffering curriculum development advisory on Case Management System and Organization Development (OD) for an Afghanistan Justice Sector Program, I had to reflect back home – Can the OD…

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Turning Talent Potential into Power through Appreciative Leadership

Author: Dr. Justine Chinoperekweyi Effective talent management is an all time driver of broader organizational outcomes. Organizations need to firmly realize that though systems, processes, business models, and brands are essential to organizational stability and sustainability; taking pride in developing talent has significant competitive advantages. As organizations continually refine their Talent Agenda in order to…

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Fostering innovation and creativity workplaces: Organization Development Perspectives

Tomorrow is uncertain, yes; it is increasingly uncertain – things are rapidly changing. The covid-19 pandemic has literally forced all organizations to radically and abruptly change, organize, and re-strategize their manufacturing and distribution models. There is no doubt that innovation and creativity are fundamental preconditions for individuals, teams, organizations, and societies to thrive… Why?! Heeding…

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Organization Development: Emerging Role for Successful Organization Change

In 2018, the World Economic Forum (WEF) identified Organizational Development Specialists as one of the top ten emerging roles by 2022. What does Organizational Development Specialist do? Why Organization Development? How can developing economies leverage these emerging skills in order to build high performing organizations and sustainable economies? The field of Organization Development (OD) is…

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