Author: Memory Nguwi

 

How to make the workplace less stressful and more engaging

We all know that excessive stress is a health hazard. The effects of employee burnout in the workplace have been seen to affect business performance. Workplace stress has been seen to make people nearly three times as likely to leave their jobs, temporarily impairs strategic thinking and dulls creative thinking. Research has therefore shown that […]

These Are The Exciting Facts About Nudging In The Digital Era

Decision making is influenced by heuristics and biases. Heuristics are commonly known as “rules of thumb”. Heuristics influence how people make decisions by lowering the amount of information to be processed when dealing with recurring issues. One example of a heuristic is the status quo bias. This explains why people are more willing to favour […]

Board Performance Evaluation

Good corporate governance now calls on Boards to look at their own performance. I have perused a number of corporate governance codes and practices across the globe and all of them now encourage board performance evaluations. There are two main reasons why  these evaluations are crucial: It gives the board an opportunity to reflect on […]

Q n A WITH DAVE MILLNER ON PEOPLE ANALYTICS

Memory caught up with David Millner, a people analytics expert to discuss people analytics and its impact on business. MN: What is people analytics?  DM: People Analytics is the use of business and workforce-based data and analytic tools to identify insights on people that enable faster, more accurate, and more confident business decision-making. MN: What […]
Q&A with Dave Ulrich on how HR can help  the Business win in the Market

Q&A with Dave Ulrich on how HR can help the Business win in the Market

An Interview with Dave Ulrich on how HR can help  the Business win in the Market Memory Nguwi caught up with Dave Ulrich to discuss pertinent issues facing the human resources profession, specifically how HR can add value to the business. Questions Memory: How do  you measure the performance of the HR department in an […]

The State of Zimbabwean Corporate Leadership Survey

Introduction Industrial Psychology Consultants (IPC) has carried out a survey to evaluate the state of corporate leadership in Zimbabwe. The aim of the survey was to gauge how employees generally evaluate the quality of leadership in organisations. Two hundred and twenty-seven (227) participants across all sectors responded to this survey. Key Findings 68.3% of the […]

How to select the right CEO to upscale your business

One of the most important assignments for any Board of Directors is to hire the right CEO and the right supporting executives. This is not an easy job. Most boards are left frustrated after completing the processing of hiring the CEO. The frustration stems from the fact that the person fails to deliver as expected. […]
Guidelines to Developing A Competence Model

Guidelines to Developing A Competence Model

Competency Profiling is a method of breaking the job into its constituent parts and identify specified skills, knowledge, personalities and behaviours needed to perform the same successfully. Competency profiling determines the extent to which the various competencies related to a job are possessed by an employee. A competency Model is a  set of competencies and […]


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