Editor: Wilhelm Crous
eISBN: 9781869228491
Published: March 2020

Managing Organisations During the COVID-19 Vortex is a comprehensive book to help leaders navigate their organisation through the Coronavirus crisis. From managing day-to-day practicalities, to scenario planning and sense-making, this book offers guidelines from over 20 leading experts to help executives deal with their most pressing challenges:

  • How to manage uncertainty and complexity
  • Leadership excellence in the COVID-19 crisis
  • Promoting mental wellness in the workplace
  • Sense-making for better decision-making in a crisis
  • Effective crisis communication
  • Economic and social scenarios
  • Business contingency planning during COVID-19
  • Retaining resilience in chaotic conditions
  • How to navigate lockdowns with certainty
  • Best practices for managing virtual workers
  • The legal implications of COVID-19 for employers
  • And more!

This book is essential reading for any executive who is grappling with how to deal with the complexity, uncertainty and unpredictability of this vortex.

Trusted, bold and courageous leadership is required to navigate this crisis. Managing Organisations During the COVID-19 Vortex will give leaders the context, tools, guidelines and perseverance needed to face this crisis head-on and lead their organisations into a future beyond the Coronavirus.

Featuring insights from over 20 leading experts:

  • Professor Shirley Zinn, ex-HR Director of Woolworths and Standard Bank, CEO of Shirley Zinn Consulting and non-executive Director of the JSE-listed companies: Sanlam Ltd, MTN-SA, Afrocentric, AdvTech and Spur Corporation
  • Tim Cohen, Editor: Business Maverick, a division of Daily Maverick
  • James Hebbard, Chief People Officer, Tencent
  • Arthur Kamp, Chief Economist, Sanlam Investments
  • Busisiwe Mavuso, CEO, Business Leadership South Africa
  • Morné Mostert, Director of the Institute for Future Research and Member of the Club of Rome
  • Charles du Toit, ex-HR Director of Eveready and Leadership Consultant
  • Sonja Blignaut, the founder of More Beyond
  • Sherisa Rajah, Employment Lawyer and Partner, Fasken.
  • Toby Shapshak, Editor-in-Chief and publisher of Stuff magazine
  • Michael Davies, CEO of ContinuitySA
  • Dr Jopie de Beer, Managing Director, JvR Psychometrics (Pty) Ltd
  • Navlika Ratangee, Clinical Operations Director, ICAS SA
  • Ingra du Buisson-Narsai, Co-Founder and Director of NeuroCapital Consulting and author of Fight, Flight and Flourish: How neuroscience can unlock human potential
  • Janine Hills, Founder of Vuma Reputation Management and CEO of Janine Hills Authentic Leadership
  • Professor Theo Veldsman, Work Psychologist, Strategic People Effectiveness Advisor and former Professor and HOD at the Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management in the College of Economics and Business, UJ
  • Graham Williams, Management Consultant
  • Stéve Bánhegyi, Management Consultant