Author: Memory Nguwi

 

360 Degree Feedback Best Practices Guidelines

What has happened in companies traditionally is that feedback is a one-way street. It cascades down from supervisors to subordinates but hardly ever the other way around. Feedback from co-workers and subordinates is something that one at times hears through the office grapevine- not the best of situations. More and more companies have started to […]
What you need to know about the future of work

What you need to know about the future of work

What is the future of work? The subject of “The future of work” has been around for quite some time now. Many experts have offered differing opinions on what it is. This has opened the subject to much debate and scrutiny and much research has been done. Governments, non-governmental organisations and the private sector have […]
ZIMBABWE 2019: NATIONAL EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT BENCHMARKING REPORT

ZIMBABWE 2019: NATIONAL EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT BENCHMARKING REPORT

Employee Engagement is defined as a heightened emotional connection that an employee feels for his or her organisation that influences him or her to exert greater discretionary effort to his or her work. A study conducted by Gallup, Inc. in the 1990s identified Employee Engagement as the most important factor in helping companies grow. Several, […]
Collective Bargaining in the current volatile environment – Part 2

Collective Bargaining in the current volatile environment – Part 2

Last week I shared the challenges related to collective bargaining. This week I will focus on the strategies that can be used to deal with some of the challenges. Collective Bargaining is supposed to contribute to productive, stable and sustainable commercial operations. Collective Bargaining at the NEC level sometimes takes too long. Bargain at the […]

Best practices when paying Non-Executive Directors fees

Deciding what to pay Non-Executive Directors is not an easy task. The Executive Management and remuneration committee members need to be careful when recommending NEDs fees. The likely impact of paying your Non-Executive Directors below general market practices is that they will rarely commit themselves to the business of the organisation. The dilemma is that […]

How does supply and demand affect workforce planning

All businesses regardless of their size and sector, depend on human capital to succeed. Despite its importance, human capital is often not carefully planned, measured or optimized. It is a common rule that workforce planning and optimisation is one of the key roles of every leader. Workforce planning is a term used to describe the […]

Competence Profiling made simple

  Designing a Competency Model for your organisation. What is  a Competency Model? A Competency Model is a   set of key behaviours required for excellent performance in a particular role. Excellent performers on the job demonstrate these behaviours much more consistently than average or poor performers. These characteristics include the key behaviours that primarily drive […]

Artificial Intelligence in HR

Artificial intelligence is closing the gap between humans and machines. More often than not humans and machines are working together to achieve great goals. However, there is room for improvement, and top executives want it yesterday. A recent survey conducted by Price Waterhouse Cooper found that 72% of executives believe AI will offer sizeable business […]

Using organizational social networks data to build strong teams

Business is like sports. The best team win. But how do leaders build great teams? This is the challenge that every leader faces every day. There are a number of ways to build a great team and data analytics is one of the methods. How many organisations know which employee or employees? Can efficiently build […]

Profiles of Top-Performing CEOs: Rising above the rest

The Harvard Business Review has released its annual list of the world’s top Chief Executive Officers for 2019. Topping this year’s list is 56 years old Huang, the CEO of NVIDIA an American technology company. In the words of Robin Sharma “Leadership is not about a title or designation. It’s about impact, influence, and inspiration.” […]


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