Our mission is to help change the African organisational landscape to be inclusive, equitable and representative.
Our vision is to empower marginalised professionals, teams, and leaders in African organisations to be their best possible selves at work, and to be a source of competitive advantage to organisations.
Our approach to people solutions combines our track record with empirical-based knowledge of organisational behaviour, industrial and organisational psychology, and management and organisational studies. Our empirically-based people solutions are designed to empower individuals, teams and organisations with the tools they need to unleash their full potential.
Our approach to clients starts with a comprehensive consultation to help identify gaps and opportunities. We follow up with a diagnostic report that includes a project plan with timelines and milestones, a cost analysis, and schedule based on our suite of quality people solutions.
That’s how we ensure your success.
Our people solutions are unique, theoretically sound, and practical to address business challenges. Our team is flexible and scalable to deliver our people solutions to your business challenges.
We give our clients the time and guidance they deserve. We work with our clients to create and refine a plan for success.
Talk to us today and find out how we can support your organisation to grow, improve inclusion, limit employee turnover and stay on track for success through your people.
Our CEO, Dr Ruwayne Kock, is an expert in delivering innovative solutions to businesses across industries, regions, and countries. With over 25 years of experience as an Industrial and Organizational Psychologist, he is a recognised thought leader in people management. Dr Kock holds a Doctorate in Commerce in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the prestigious University of Johannesburg's College of Business and Economics.
In addition to his practical work, Dr Kock is a highly respected academic. He is the Head Leadership faculty at the esteemed African Leadership University School of Business in Kigali, Rwanda. He is also a Senior Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg and a supervisor of IO psychology internships and master's students at the University of Johannesburg and the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.
Furthermore, Dr Kock is actively involved in various organisations, showcasing his commitment to the field. He is the President-elect for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology of South
Africa (SIOPSA) for 2022/2023, a board member of Assessment Standards South Africa (ASSA), and a former board member of Dream it. Believe it. Live it. (DBL), an education foundation for
Dr Kock's vast experience and expertise make him a valuable asset to any organisation seeking to
improve its people management practices
Azania is a registered Industrial psychologist and an OD Consultant at Authentic Organisations. Previously he was an Analyst at Heidrick & Struggles and an Industrial and Organisational intern at Authentic Organisations. Azania is trained in various psychological assessments that can be utilized for making more effective and informed organizational decisions, including assessment such as the Saville wave, Cognitive Process Profile (CPP) and the occupational personality questionnaire (OPQ).
Azania’s key skills include conducting client desktop analyses, conducting best practice research for projects, assisting in the preparation of client reports, and creating client presentations. He was involved in organizational development projects such as developing a leadership programme, assistance with coaching programme, offering career counselling to students, and reviewing policy documents.