Professional Development

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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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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Basic roles of Organization Development Practitioners during periods of epochal change

Justine Chinoperekweyi, Ph.D., The 21st Century is characterized by unprecedented change. In such disruptive environment, Organization Development Consultants need to help organizations integrate traditional, planned, structural change methods with the unpredictability and emergence of new approaches. Though not sufficiently captured in most literature and training programs, today’s change is inherently emergent and unpredictable. It is…

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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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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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