New GIBS article: Dramatic social change(COVID-19) moderating complexity leadership and organisational adaptability in Zimbabwean SMEs by Tongesai Chingwena and Caren Scheepers

Major social changes, such as those induced by the COVID-19 pandemic, intensify the need
for organisations in Africa to accelerate adaptation. Leadership plays an important role in their
organisations’ adaptation. This study focuses on how leaders can build adaptive organisations through
appropriate complexity leadership practices by establishing which of these most predict organisational
adaptation. The study aims to contribute to dramatic social change (DSC) theory and to empirically
confirm conceptual relationships between complexity leadership theory and perceptions of
organisational adaptability (OA). Click here to read full article