Selected Best-Practice Cases
Madzivire, Alex B.
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An intensive literature search on transformation, change management and leadership revealed that the transformation theory arena has been driven by case studies. However, the case studies cited are predominantly Western. From a non-Western perspective, only one thinker, Mbigi (199) has documented his own case experiences applying his own theories/models of transformation. In search for local and global best-practice cases, I found four cases that highlight interesting insights for comparative purposes. Two are from the West and the other two are from Southern Africa. This article presents a brief critical analysis of each of the cases, highlighting the best practices. It also presents a comparative schematic representation of the cases. The representation gives a helicopter view of the cases, need for transformation, the intervention strategy, theory used and lessons/outcomes of the intervention. I invite other researchers to search and document more transformation best-practice cases for the benefit of non-Western emerging nations.
Additional Citation InformationMadzivire, A.B. (2010). Selected Best-Practice Cases. Macotra
A derivative of author's doctoral thesis at the University of South Africa’s (UNISA) School of Business Leadership (SBL) 2001 to 2003