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Good Bye to Annual Salary Increases

Zimbabwean companies to a large extend have now realised that increasing fixed remuneration like basic salaries and allowances is a risky affair. The majority of companies are on the brink of collapse as a result of poor judgment when it comes to managing remuneration.  Others have adjusted salaries haphazardly resulting in unsustainable wage bills. Others […]

Nepotism Prevalence in the Workplace Survey Report

Introduction   This report presents the results of a study to find out the prevalence of nepotism within Zimbabwean workplaces. A total of 1 173 employees responded to the survey. The Wikipedia definition of nepotism is “Nepotism is based on favouritism granted to relatives in various fields, including business, politics, entertainment, sports, religion and other activities.” Methodology   A questionnaire […]
Why Most Performance Management System are a Waste of Time and Resources

Why Most Performance Management System are a Waste of Time and Resources

Most performance management systems suffer from two main persistent problems; measurement problem and feedback problem. Regardless of what your system is called, these are the main problems that render most performance measurement systems useless.  I know a lot of organisations have different systems, some very old and some new, and with fancy names. Unless and […]
Human Resources Best Practices Survey Report

Human Resources Best Practices Survey Report

Introduction The H.R Best Practices Survey is conducted to understand the best practices of organisations in terms of the basic H.R functions. It is also conducted to understand measures that should be taken while implementing H.R practices. Employees including H.R managers are asked questions related to their employment and the general economic environment. Data for […]
How Confidence Affects Employment and The Job Hunt

How Confidence Affects Employment and The Job Hunt

In the last quarter of 2013 we undertook a national employee confidence survey that assessed employee outlook and perceptions on a number of issues pertaining to the economy, employers, job security and employment opportunities. We used a composite index of four equally weighted indices, namely macro-economic confidence index, employer confidence index, job security index and […]

CEO Confidence Survey Research Report

Introduction This CEO confidence survey for the first quarter carried out by Industrial Psychology Consultants. The CEO confidence survey is conducted to measure the economic future as seen by the CEOs. CEO are asked questions related to the economy as well as challenges they will be facing in their companies. The survey includes questions on obstacles […]
Zimbabwe Banking Sector Customer Engagement Report – The voice of today’s banking customer

Zimbabwe Banking Sector Customer Engagement Report – The voice of today’s banking customer

Introduction The survey focus was to gauge customer engagement in the banking sector in Zimbabwe. Customer engagement is defined as the strengthening of the customer relationship across touch points, including the internet, phone, in person, and through transactions. As reported in this survey, the engagement levels of banking customers in Zimbabwe have changed significantly since […]

Presenteeism In The Workplace – Working Hard or Hardly Working?

Introduction Work Ethic and Management Practices At The Core Of Business Growth As industry struggles to emerge from the decade long recession there is need to begin to re-think the fundamentals that will drive economic growth going forward. At company level we continue to observe that managers are implementing ambitious strategies aimed at increasing capacity […]

ZIMBABWE’S MOST PREFERRED MBA PROGRAM LOCAL MBA EDUCATION AT CROSS ROADS?

Introduction   We have all seen and experienced corporate scandals of unimaginable proportions in many companies in Zimbabwe since dollarisation. These failures cut across so many sectors of our economy today. In the financial sector it is properly dressed and it is called “curatorship,” in other sectors there is no name for it. Shareholders, clients […]
Employee Confidence Survey Report

Employee Confidence Survey Report

Introduction   This Employee Confidence Survey is a follow up to the survey carried out by Industrial Psychology Consultants for the first quarter of 2012 (Q1, 2012). The Employee Confidence Survey is conducted to gauge employee confidence in the economic environment obtained at any given time during the course of the year. Employees are asked […]
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