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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 […]

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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