A Synthesis of Challenges and Themes From Four Zimbabwean Companies

Madzivire, Alex B. (2010) A Synthesis of Challenges and Themes From Four Zimbabwean Companies.

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Official URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10646/1094

Abstract

A derivative of author's doctoral thesis at the University of South Africa’s (UNISA) School of Business Leadership (SBL) 2001 to 2003,In the study, a longitudinal multiple case design was used to capture the experiences (in transformation) of four Zimbabwean companies spanning from 1980 when Zimbabwe attained its independence to 2000. This article illustrates how to perform a cross-case analysis to gain deeper appreciation of the challenges faced by the four companies and emerging transformation themes. The outcomes are: • a condensation of nine emerging themes into seven, and • the establishment of links between the sixteen emerging challenges unearthed and the synthesised seven themes. The seven themes have been used to develop the Madzivire Collaborative Transformation (MaCoTra) Model, a subject of a separate article. I recommend replication studies on organisational transformation in emerging economies to check the recurrence of the seven themes and sixteen challenges.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: leadership,change management
Divisions: Universities > State Universities > University of Zimbabwe
Depositing User: Mr. Edmore Sibanda
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2015 01:30
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2015 01:30
URI: http://researchdatabase.ac.zw/id/eprint/951

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