Professional Development

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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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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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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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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Restoring Credibility in Professional Learning & Development: Dilemmas & Questions

Author: Dr. Justine Chinoperekweyi Most people are trainers and coaches (business, life, leadership) today, than never before. Why? What results or transformative value has these training and coaching engagements brought to individuals, organizations, and societies? I might be wrong, but it seems the more we get these so called ‘trainers and coaches’ the more decay…

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