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Thursday 1st January 1970 - Thursday 1st January 1970

TILT / The Institute for Leadership and Transformation
The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, UK
Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria

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The Development Aims:

  • Improved strategic thinking;
  • An understanding of how organisational culture works
  • Developing capacity for thoughtful, effective action;
  • More effective management, based on understanding people in context as individuals, as members of groups, organisations and the wider society;
  • Increased capacity to lead and manage in uncertain or rapidly changing environments; and
  • The opportunity for direct feedback about issues and challenges in the workplace and how to apply the conference learning back in your organisation.
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Conference Director & Director of Beginning Sub-Conference
​​Jean Cooper   PhD (South Africa)
Organisational and Leadership Consultant in private practice; Registered Industrial Psychologist; Research Associate: Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS); Founder: The Institute for Leadership and Transformation (TILT).

Associate Conference Director & Director of Immersing Sub-Conference
Michelle S. May  DLitt et Phil (South Africa)
Clinical psychologist: HPCSA (Health Professions Council of South Africa); Professor: Department of Industrial and Organisational Psychology, UNISA (University of South Africa); Programme manager: Doctorate in Consulting Psychology; Director (2002 to 2014): Robben Island diversity experience (RIDE).

Associate Conference Director & Director of Advancing Praxis Sub-Conference
Eliat Aram  PhD (UK, Israel)
CEO: The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations; Applied Complexity theory educator; Chartered Psychologist, BPS (British Psychological Society); Gestalt psychotherapist and supervisor, Metanoia Institute, London; Member, OFEK (The Israeli Association for the Study of Group and Organizational Processes), Israel.

Conference Administrators
Lurinda Maree Mcom  (South Africa)
Registered Psychologist(cat. Industrial; Organisational Consultant in Change and Transformation;and applied Theatre Specialist).

Mncedisi Nkhoma​  B.Compt (UNISA)
Professional Accountant (SA).

Consulting staff will be drawn from the following list:
Frans Cilliers  DPhil (South Africa)
Emeritus Professor (UNISA), Extraordinary Professor (NWU), Psychologist (cat. industrial), Organisational Consultant, Leadership Coach.

Marina Clark  PhD (South Africa)
Registered Psychologist (cat. Clinical); Organization Development Consultant, Investec.

Olga Coetzee  D Com (South Africa)
Organisational Consulting Psychologist and Executive Coach in private practice.

Thembi Kgengwenyane  BA (South Africa)
Organisational excellence, diversity, change, transformation, and strategic facilitation. Trained in Diversity Dynamics through systems psychodynamics model (Tavistock application model), Member and administrator: RIDE (Robben Island Diversity Experience).

Philippe Lawson   (France and Togo)
Consultant-Coach, Founder and Director of Otherness, Advisers in Leadership & Transformation, Paris. Born in Togo, based in France.

Matome Enias Mafokoane  MBA, MM Public & Development Management (South Africa)
Organisational Change & Development Consultant and Coach; Founder and Managing Member: Ditlou Solutions Management, Organisation Development and Training Consultancy; Board Member: Africa Board for Coaching, Consulting and Coaching Psychology.

Thabo Mofomme  (MPA) Masters of Public Administration (South Africa)
Organisational Effectiveness Specialist in Human Capital Development Planning and Monitoring at South African Revenue Services (SARS), Registered Master HR Professional Organisation Development in SABPP; Integral Coach Consultant.

Lerato Motsoaledi   PhD (South Africa)
Organisational Development Consultant, Executive Coach and Clinical Psychologist in Independent Practice.​

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