Faculty at the Allan Gray Centre for Values-Based Leadership are committed to building a deep understanding of and expertise in the Centre’s twenty core research focus areas.



April, K., & Syed, J. (2019). Belonging: Race, intersectionality and exclusion. In M. Özbilgin, & J. Syed (eds.), Managing diversity and inclusion (2nd edition, pp. tba). London: SAGE Publications Ltd.

April, K., & Forster, D. (2019). Religion and diversity management in the Southern African context. In N. Carrim, & L. Moolman (eds.), Diversity management (pp. tba). Pretoria: Van Schaik Publishers.


Train, K. J., & April, K. (2019). Compassion capability in resource limited organizations in South Africa. Africa Journal of Management, tba.

April, K., & Dalwai, A. (2019). Leadership styles required to lead digital transformation. Effective Executive, 22(2), 14-45.

Cassuto, P., & April, K. (2019). Non-racial identities of South African born-frees: Implications for HR management. Effective Executive. 22(1), 38-77. 

Smith, L., & Swart-Opperman, C. (2019). Exploring the nature of expatriate coping strategies. The International Journal of Human Resources, tba.


Swart-Opperman, C., & Barnardo, C. (2019). CASE STUDY – Namib Mills: Senior management scope in a Namibian food supplier business, tba.

Mpherwane, M., April, K., & Barnardo, C. (2019). CASE STUDY – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC): Powerless but accountable leadership for former GCEO, tba.

Janse van Rensburg, H., & April, K. (Online publication date: 2nd January 2019). CASE STUDY – The Sorbet Way: Scooping up success through servant leadership, SAGE Knowledge. URL: 

Wallis, E. J., Marks, J., & Swart-Opperman, C. (2019). Poster presentations: A neuroeconomic methodological framework for differentiating between uncertain and risky entrepreneurial decision-making; An integrated neuroeconomic approach to understanding entrepreneurial uncertain decision-making in turbulent times. NeuroPsychoEconomics Conference, Luiss University, Rome. 6th-7th June 2019.



April, K. (2019). SA youth seek and have fluid identities, 31st May 2019, URL:

April, K. (2019). The six crucial elements of values-based leadership. Lexus Thought Leadership: Lexus Life, May 2019, 2. 

April, K. (2019). Coloured professionals have a harder time succeeding in senior management roles. Cape Argus, 13th March 2019. URL: 

April, K., & Josias, A. (2019). Coloured execs battle to get to the top. Mail & Guardian, 22nd February 2019. URL: 

April, K. (2019). 'Treu' transformation in business: Myth or reality? Daily Maverick, 30th January 2019. URL: 

Williams, A. (2019). Criminal justice after corporate corruption is just the beginning. Business Day, 19th February 2019. URL:  

Peter, C. (2019). Can Ramaphosa lead an ANC that is itself so fractured and corrupt? Business Day/Live, 5 June 2019. URL:



April, K., Makgoba, T., & Forster, D. A. (2018). Spirituality and workplace diversity practices in Africa.  In J. Syed, A. Klarsfeld, F. W. Ngunjiri, & C. E. J. Härtel (eds.), Religious diversity in the workplace (pp. 223-263). London: Cambridge University Press.

London, T. (2018). The role of values in the creation and maintenance of an organization’s reputation. In D. Deephouse, N. Gardberg, & W. Newbury (eds.), Research in global strategic management (pp. tba). Bingley: Emerald Publishing Group Limited.

Chizema, A., & Nyathi, N. (2018). Africapitalism and investment practices in Africa. In K. Amaeshi, A, Odupe, & U. Idemudia (eds.), Africapitalism: Rethinking the role of business in Africa. London: Cambridge University Press.

Chipkin I., Swilling, M., Peter, C., Friedenstein, H., Bhorat, I., Chipkin, I., Mondi, L., Swiling, M., Buthelezi, M., Qobo, M., Prins, N., Duma, S. (2018). Shadow state: The politics of state capture. Johannesburg: Wits University Press.


Swart-Opperman, C., & April, K. A. (2018). Innovation team composition: The enabling role of the individual emotive outlook. African Journal of Business Management, 12(12), 357-371. 

April, K. A., & Pillay, G. (2018). Stress and self-care of SMME owners. Effective Executive, 21(3), 38-63. 

April, K. A., & Singh, K. (2018). Empowered powerlessness in production environments. Effective Executive, 21(2), 20-50.

Peter, C. (2018). Sustainability science in Southern Africa. UNESCO Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Policy Paper.

Williams A, (2018). Ranking agents of justice: When should the corporation act? St. Anthony’s International Review, 14(1), 83-102.   

April, K. (2018). Is unmanaged stress killing off our SMMEs? Entrepreneur Magazine, 28th November 2018. URL:

April, K. (2018). Why small business owners need to manage stress levels. Business Day, 25th November 2018. URL: 

April, K. (2018). The future of work: Fun and games and a healthy dose of humanity. GSB Business Review, 10, 20-21. URL: 

April, K. (2018). Artificial intelligence demands reimagining of workplaces. Business Day, 25th April 2018, 7. URL: 

April, K. (2018). The artificially intelligent revolution. Changeboard UK, March-April 2018, 42. URL: 

Peter, C. (2018). Holistic education liberates potential. Business Day/Live, 23 March 2018. URL:

Peter, C. (2018). How technology is making it easier to manipulate people. Business Day/Live, 26 November 2018. URL:

Peter, C. (2018). How African cities can harness green technologies for growth and jobs. The Conversation, 19 December 2018. URL:

Williams, A. (2018). What do we want from Bain? Daily Maverick, 16th October 2018. URL:  

Williams, A. (2018). Picture books: A great way to encourage children to read. Mail & Guardian, 12th December 2018. URL:

Williams, A. (2018). We condone an education system that guarantees future inequality. Sunday Times. 17 June 2018. URL:





Daya, P., & April, K. (2017). Practical considerations for the management of diversity and inclusion in an emerging market context: A South African case study. In M. Özbilgin & J-F. Chanlat (eds.), Management and diversity: Perspectives from different national contexts (pp. 191-225). Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing Limited.

London, T. (2017). Creating values-based accountability systems for the turbulence of post-bureaucratic organizations. In P. Malizia, C. Cannavale, & F. Maimone (eds.), Evolution of the post-bureaucratic organization. Hershey, PA: IGI Global Publishing.

Swilling, M., Musango, J., Robinson, B. & Peter., C. (2017). Flows, infrastructures and the African urban transition. In N. Frantzeskaki, V. Castan Broto, L. Coenen, & D. Loorbach (eds.). Urban sustainability transitions: Explorations of sustainability in an unfair world (pp. 311-330). New York: Routledge.

Swart-Opperman, C. (2017). Innovation implementation teams: Catch 22 or opportunity? Centre for Future Studies Special Edition, Stellenbosch: University of Stellenbosch.


April, K. A., & Josias, A. (2017). Diasporic double consciousness, créolite and identity of Coloured professionals in South Africa. Effective Executive, 20(4), 31-61. 

April, K. A., & Wyndham Quin, L. (2017). Resources for women's resilience: A study of non-profit volunteers in Africa. Effective Executive, 20(3), 31-62. 

April, K., & Schörder, C. (2017). Authentic leadership - Personal values: Impediments & enhancers. Effective Executive, 20(2), 31-65. 

April, K., & Tape, A. (2017). Emerging market stakeholder impact of pharmaceutical drug patent expiration. Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review, 13(1), 34-45. 

Qobo, M., & Nyathi, N. (2017). Ubuntu, public policy ethics and South Africa’s foreign policy. South African Journal of International Affairs, 23(4), 421-436. 

Swart-Opperman, C., & April, K. (2017). Emotive outlook: The x-factor for innovation implementation teams. Mixed Methods International Research Association (South Africa Conference: Applying mixed methods to move disciplines forward). University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa, 30th August-1st September 2017.

Swart-Opperman, C., & April, K. (2017). The impact of innovation champions on successful innovation outcomes in Africa: A critical review. Namibia University of Science and Technology, Institutional Research Day, 21st November 2017.

Nyathi, N., & Metwally, E. (2017). The organizing of the Africa Academy of Management 2016 Conference: A co-chair’s reflections. The Africa Journal of Management, 9th March 2017, 1-9.

Swart-Opperman, C. (2017). Personal transformation: Transitioning into your leadership role. Namibia University of Science and Technology: Secretarial/Personal Assistant Convention, 25th August 2017.

Bhorat, H., Buthelezi, M., Chipkin, I., Duma, S., Mondi, L., Peter, C., Qobo, M., & Friedenstein, H. (pseudonym) (2017). Betrayal of the promise: How South Africa is being stolen, State Capacities Research Project, May 2017, Convenor: M. Swilling. A joint project of the Development Policy Research Unit (University of Cape Town), the South African Research Chair on African Diplomacy and Foreign Policy (University of Johannesburg), Public Affairs Research Institute (University of Witwatersrand) and the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition (University of Stellenbosch).

Peter, C. (2017). Regional review of projected climate change impacts in Africa. Open Society for West Africa, OWISA.

Peter, C. (2017). Review of options for small producers in Africa to foster innovation & access to adapted clean energy products. Open Society for West Africa, OWISA.





April, K. (2017). SA's emerging leaders face a tough call: Living with congruent values and action. Fin24, 22nd September 2017. URL: 

April, K. (2017). Ethical leadership needed more than ever in a diverse Europe. Fin24. 23rd May 2017. URL: 

April, K. (2017). Why SA needs more steward leaders like Ahmed Kathrada. Fin24, 18th April 2017. URL: 

London, T. (2017). Can Zim ride the optimism wave and leapfrog to Economy 4.0? Fin24. 7th December 2017. URL:

London, T. (2017). How to avoid becoming the next KPMG. Fin24. 1st November 2017. URL:

Gossel, S., & London, T. (2017). What the South African KPMG saga says about shareholder activism. The Conversation. 27th September 2017. URL:

London, T. (2017). Who in South Africa is watching the watchers? Fin24. 18th July 2017. URL:

London, T. (2017). Eskom CEO saga highlights massive systems failure in South Africa. The Conversation. 29th May 2017. URL:

London, T. (2017). South Africa must look beyond individuals to solve the current crisis. The Conversation. 20th April 2018. URL:  

London, T. (2017). How business schools can (and should) champion the triple bottom-line. Fast Company. February 2017.

London, T. (2017). South African universities won’t change unless mindsets start to shift. The Conversation. 10th January 2017. URL:

Nyathi, N. (2017). Corruption and fraud: Africa’s weapons of mass economic destruction. URL:

Qobo, M., & Nyathi, N. (2017). Unbuntu, foreign policy and radical uncertainty in South Africa. URL: 

Nyathi, N. (2017). Dream of African renaissance may go up in flames. The Business Day, 7th March 2017. URL:

Peter, C. (2017). Changing the system for sustainable development. Business Day/Live, 20 November 2017. URL:

Peter, C. (2017). Why sustainability matters to all citizens. Cape Argus, 7 November 2017. URL:



Peter, C. (2016). Lazarus in the multiple: Awakening to the era of complexity. Croydon, United Kingdom: Zero Books, John Hunt Publications.

Vassilopoulou, J., Da Rocha, J. P., April, K., Kyriakidou, O., & Özbilgin, M. (2016). Does the ongoing global economic crisis put diversity gains at risk? Diversity management during hard times: International examples from the USA, South Africa and Greece. In Prescott, J. (ed.), Handbook of research on race, gender, and the fight for equality (pp. 424-452). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. 

London, T. (2016). The role of business schools in developing leaders for triple bottom line sustainability. In L. Bals, & W. Tate (eds.), Implementing Triple bottom line sustainability into global supply chains (pp. 202-212). New York, NY: Greenleaf Publishing.

London, T. (2016). Team building. In K. Ogunyemi (ed.), Teaching ethics across the management curriculum: A handbook for international faculty (Vol. 2, pp. 91-112). New York, NY: Business Expert Press, part of PRME Collection.

London, T. (2016). Incorporating ethics into entrepreneurship and business enterprise education. In K. Ogunyemi (ed.), Teaching ethics across the management curriculum: A handbook for international faculty (Vol. 3, pp. 15-34). New York, NY: Business Expert Press, part of PRME Collection.



Avenant, P. S. G., April, K. A., & Peters, B. K. G. (2016). Power relations & complex organisational development. International Journal of Complexity in Leadership and Management, 3(3), 218-243. 

Elsass, P., Park, J., Adkins, C., & April, K. (2016). Behavioral ethics: Exploring the global landscape in ethics education. Journal of Management Education, 40(2), 220-222. 

Sewchurran, K., Philipp, F, Baets, W., & McDonogh, J. (2016). Could more thoughtful practice of complexity, design thinking and values-based organising address some of the limitations of current management and organising paradigms. International Journal of Complexity in Leadership and Management, 3(3), 169-181.

Kok, J. P., & Baets, W. (2016). The capacity of information technology for business model innovation and holistic value creation: A formulative study within the financial services sector in South Africa. International Journal of Complexity in Leadership and Management, 3(1/2), 22-84.

Baets, W., Oldenboom, E., & Sewchurran, K. (2016). Towards the measurement of organisational consciousness. International Journal of Complexity in Leadership and Management, 3(1/2), 1-21.

Peter, C. (2016). Urban policy coalitions. Cities Alliance Think Tank, URL:

Peter, C. (2016). African cities in the urban anthropocene. Cities Alliance Think Tank, URL:



Swart-Opperman, C. (2016). Innovation team members: Emotive outlook and profiles comparisons (Unpublished PhD Dissertation, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, December 2016, 1-557). 



April, K., & Syed, J. (2015). Race and ethnicity at work. In M. Özbilgin, & J. Syed (eds.), Managing diversity and inclusion (pp. 134-176). London: SAGE Publications Ltd. 

Swilling, M., Peter, C., & Robinson, B. (2015). Infrastructure planning for resource efficient cities. In M. Swilling, J. K. Musango, & J. Wakeford (eds.), Greening the South African economy: Scoping the issues, challenges and possibilities. Claremont: UCT Press (Juta & Company Ltd.).


April, K., Beall, C., & Peters, B. K. G. (2015). Understanding leadership through the arts. Effective Executive, 18(4), 18-39. 

Swart-Opperman, C., & April, K. (2015). Individual emotive outlook profiles: Successful and unsuccessful innovative Namibian teams. Effective Executive, 18(3), 31-61. 


Swart-Opperman, C., & April, K. (2015). Understanding innovation & emotive outlook of knowledge teams in Namibia. Ashridge International Research Conference 4 (Leadership, Management and Innovation in Professional and Knowledge Intensive Organisations: People and process challenges in the global knowledge economy). Ashridge Business School, UK, 12th-14th June 2015.



Al-Ariss, A., Özbilgin, M., Tatli, A., & April, K. (2014). Tackling Whiteness in organizations and management. Special issue for the Journal of Managerial Psychology, 29(4), 362-269. 


Tatli, A., Berry, D., Ipek, G., & April, K. (2014). Self-initiated expatriation: Case study lessons from Africa and the United States. In M. Özbilgin, D. Groutsis, & W. Harvey (eds.), International human resource management (pp. 214-235). Victoria, Australia: Cambridge University Press. 

Peter, C. (co-author) (2014). State of African cities 2014: Re-imagining sustainable urban transitions. Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations Habitat Publications.


Makgoba, T., April, K., & Al Ariss, A. (2014). Understanding spirituality at work, organizations and in management. Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review, 10(2), 41-52. 

Daya, P., & April, K. (2014). The relationship between demographic groups and perception of inclusion in a South African organisation. The South African Journal of Business Management, 45(2), 25-34. 

Phiri, S., & April, K. (2014). Values: Self-reports of lived congruency. Effective Executive, 17(2), 20-39. 

Taylor, A., & Peter, C. (2014). Strengthening climate resilience in African cities: A framework for working with informality. African Centre for Cities, Climate Development Knowledge Network, May 2014. URL: (Research collaboration with ACC and CDKN).

Peter, C. (2014). A review of resource efficiency in Sub-Saharan African cities, Research Report for Global Initiative on Resource Efficient Cities, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).



Peters, B. K. G., April, K., & Kukard, J. (2014). Steward leadership: Een alternatief leiderschapsmodel voor toekomstige generaties leidinggevenden. Management Development, Spring Edition, 22(1), 20-25. 

April, K., & Peters, B. K. G. (2014). A better way to lead. HR Magazine, February 2014 Edition, 60-62.



April, K., Kukard, J., & Peters, B. K. G. (2013). Steward leadership: A maturational perspective. Claremont, Cape Town: UCT Press (Juta and Company Ltd). 

Baets, W. & Oldenboom, E. (2013). Values based leadership in business innovation. Bookboon.


Vassilopoulou, J., Da Rocha, J. P., Seierstad, C., April, K., & Özbilgin, M. (2013). International diversity management: Examples from the USA, South Africa and Norway. In B. Christiansen, E. Turkina, & N. Williams (eds.), Cultural and technological influences on global business (pp. 14-28). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

London, T. (2013). Morale in schools. In J. Ainsworth, & J. G. Golson (eds.), Sociology of education: An A-to-Z guide‏. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

London, T. (2013). Teacher placement and staffing. In J. Ainsworth, & J. G. Golson (eds.), Sociology of education: An A-to-Z guide‏. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. 


April, K., Loubser, J., Özbilgin, M., & Al-Ariss, A. (2013). Managing diversity in higher education: Understanding and tackling ethnic stratification in social comfort. South African Journal of Higher Education, 27(5), 1164-1180. 

Train, K., & April, K. (2013). Compassion in organizations: Cause for concern or distress. Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review, 9(3), 25-41. 

Maharaj, N., & April, K. (2013). The power of self-love in the evolution of leadership and employee engagement. Problems and Perspectives in Management, 11(4), 120-132. 

April, K., & Soomar, Z. (2013). Female breadwinners: Resultant guilt and shame. Effective Executive, 16(4), 32-47. 

Sharma, V., & April, K. (2013). Ethnicity & identity creation: Africa's social work-role lessons from the past. Effective Executive. 16(2), 51-61. 

Hamman, R., & April, K. (2013). On the role and capabilities of collaborative intermediary organisations in urban sustainability transitions. Journal of Cleaner Production. 50, 12-21. 

McGlynn, C., & London, T. (2013). Leadership for inclusion: Conceptualising and enacting inclusion in integrated schools in a troubled society. Research Papers in Education, 28(2), 155-175.


Maharaj, N., & April, K. (2013). Self-love & leadership: Tapping the heart of employee engagement. Ashridge International Research Conference 3 ('Multigenerational Challenges: Integrating Younger and Older Ages in Managing the Organisation') Ashridge Business School, England, UK, 19th-20th July 2013.


Peters, B. K. G., & April, K. (2013). Why organisations need steward leaders. 360 - The Ashridge Journal, Winter 2013/14, 24-29.

April, K. (2013). Resilience and inclusive leadership: A personal journey. Dialogue, December 2013/January 2014 Edition, 32-35. 



Swilling, M., Peter, C., & Wakeford, J. (2012). Transcending resources and energy intensive growth: Lessons from South Africa. In A. Swilling, & E. Annecke (eds.), Just transitions to sustainability (pp. 211-245). Claremont, Cape Town: Juta.

Peter C. (2012). Privatization, urban fragmentation and sustainability. In H. A. Mieg, & K. Töpfer (eds.), Institutional and Social Innovation for Sustainable Urban Development (pp. 130-145). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.

Mutowo, M., & April, K. (2012). A path dependency investigation into the sources of sustainable competitive advantage of the University of Rhodesia, 1945-1980: The influence of initial conditions. International Journal of Management Research and Business Strategy, 1(1), 138-166. 

April, K. A., Goebel, K. M. J., Blass, E., & Foster-Pedley, J. (2012). Developing decision-making skill: Experiential learning in computer games. International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change, 3(4), 1-17. 

Warner, R., & April, K. (2012). Building personal resilience at work. Effective Executive, 15(4), 53-68. 

April, K.A., Dharani, B., & Peters, B. K. G. (2012). Impact of locus of control expectancy on level of well-being. Review of European Studies, 4(2), 124-137. 

Stocks, A., April, K. A., & Lynton, N. (2012). Locus of control and subjective well-being: A cross-cultural study in China and Southern Africa. Problems and Perspectives in Management, 10(1), 17-25. 

April, K., Lifson, D., & Noakes, T. (2012). Emotional intelligence of elite sports leaders & elite business leaders. International Journal of Business and Commerce, 1(5), 82-115. 

April, K., Ephraim, N., & Peters, B. K. G. (2012). Diversity management in South Africa: Inclusion, identity, intention, power and expectations. African Journal of Business Management, 6(4), 1749-1759. 

Lombard, L., April, K., & Peters, B. K. G. (2012). Sustainability & authentic leadership: Stumbling blocks and enablers. Crown Research in Education, 2(2), 74-84. 

Lynton, N., & April, K. (2012). Connected but not alike: Cross-cultural comparison of Generation Y in China and South Africa. Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review, 8(1), 67-80.

April, K., Loubser, J., & Peters, B. K. G. (2012). Intergroup behaviour: South African Gen Y. Effective Executive, 15(2), 8-40. 

Peter. C., & Swilling M. (eds.) (2012). Greening the South African growth path: Transitioning to sustainability. Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA). Contributing authors: du Plooy, P. (TIPS, Pretoria), de Wit, M. (School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University), Wakeford, J. (Doctoral Researcher, School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University), Lanz, J. (Doctoral Researcher, School of Public of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University), Haysom, G. (Sustainability Institute), Kelly, C. (Sustainability Institute), Turton, A. (Consultant), Brent, A. (School of Public Leadership and Centre for Sustainable and Renewable Energy Studies, Stellenbosch University), Mason-Jones, K. (The Green House, Cape Town), Hansen, Y. (The Green House, Cape Town), & Cohen, B. (The Green House, Cape Town).

Peter, C., & Swilling M. (2012). Sustainable, resource-efficient cities in the 21st century: Making it happen! United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): Position Paper for Rio+20.




April, K. (2012). Leadership through social action. YPO/WPO MBA in a Day Booklet, 27th January, 4-6. 

April, K. (2012). Academy of management set to be held in SA. Citizen. 29 May 2012, 23. 

Peter C. (2012). The future of seven billion. Cityscapes, Second Issue, Tau Tavengwas and the African Centre for Cities. URL:

Peter, C. (ed.). (2012). What are sustainable African cities? Perspectives 3.12, Heinrich Bӧll Stiftung.



April, K., Peters, B. K. G., Locke, K., & Mlambo, C. (2011). Leading ethically: What helps and what hinders. In C. Millar, & E. Poole (Eds.), Ethical leadership: Global challenges and perspectives (pp.165-186). Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan. 

April, K.A., & Peters, B. K. G. (2011). Communal versus individual modalities of work: A South African investigation. In R.F. Littrell, & P.S. Nel (Eds.), Leadership & Management Studies in Sub-Sahara Africa Volumes II and III (pp. 51-99), San Diego, CA: University Readers.

London, T. (2011). Trapped in our own labels: How simplistic conceptions of identity obstruct our understanding of students. In S. Vandeyar (ed.), Hyphenated selves: Construction, negotiation and mediation of immigrant identity within schools – Transnational dialogues. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rozenberg Publishing.


April, K. A., & Peters, B. K. G. (2011). Communal vs. individual modalities of work: A South African perspective. Asia Pacific Journal of Business and Management, 2(1), 5-36.

April, K., Dharani, B., & Peters, B. K. G. (2011). Leader career success & locus of control expectancy. Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review, 7(3), 28-40. 

Adler, B-M, Baets, W., & König, R. (2011). A complexity perspective on collaborative decision making in organizations: The ecology of group-performance. Information & Management, 48, 157-165.


Lombard, L., April, K. A., & Peters, B. K. G. (2011). Achieving authentic, sustainable leadership. Ashridge International Research Conference ('The Sustainability Challenge: Organisational Change and Transformational Vision'). Ashridge Business School, England, UK, 10th-12th June 2011.

Peter, C. (2011). Governance arrangements: Human settlements in South Africa. Background paper for ISANDLA initiative to support the Sustainable Human Settlement agenda.

Peter, C. (2011). Socio-Cultural Dimensions: Human Settlements in South Africa. Background paper for ISANDLA initiative to support the Sustainable Human Settlement agenda.



April, K., & Mooketsi, B. (2011). Guilt, shame and the successful South African career woman. Management Today, 29(5), 42-43. 

April, K. (2011). What makes us choose to act ethically? Breakwater Business, 12(1), 44-45. 

Peter, C. (2011). Greening the growth path for Durban/Ethekwini. Academy of Science South Africa, Published in: “Towards a low carbon city – Focus on Durban”, May 2011.

Peter, C. & Swilling, M. (2011). Sustainable, low carbon cities in the 21st century: Making it happen!, Position paper for the Gwangju Summit on the Urban Environmental Accords, Gwangju, South Korea, October 11-13. 



April, K., & Blass, E. (2010). Ethical leadership required to lead a diverse Europe. In W. Matiaske, S. Costa, & H. Brunkhorst (Eds.), Contemporary Perspectives on Justice (pp. 183-201). München, Mering: Rainer Hampp Verlag. 

April, K., & Smit, E. (2010). Diverse discretionary effort in workplace networks: Serving self over community in China. In J. Syed, & M. F. Özbilgin (Eds.), Managing Cultural Diversity in Asia: A Research Companion (pp. 73-109). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Press. 


April, K., & Peters, B. K. G. (2010). South African leadership work-modes: An empirical workplace investigation. Leadership and Management Studies in Sub-Sahara Africa. University of Cape Town, South Africa, 22nd-24th November.


April, K., Vermeulen, P., & Blass, E. (2010). Leadership competence & identity: The role of formative, situated experiences. Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review, 6(4), 50-67. 

April, K., Riabtsev, K., & Peters, B. K. G. (2010). Leadership capabilities, management selection: Game theoretic modelling. Problems and Perspectives in Management, 8(4), 207-218. 

April, K., Peters, B. K. G., Locke, K., & Mlambo, C. (2010). Ethics and leadership: Enablers and stumbling blocks. Journal of Public Affairs, 10(3), 152-172.

April, K., & Mooketsi, B. (2010). Dealing with guilt and shame after breaking the glass ceiling. Effective Executive, 13( 8), 68-86. 

April, K., & Blass, E. (2010). Measuring diversity practice and developing inclusion. Dimensions, 1(1), 59-66. 

April, K., & Ephraim, N. (2010). Four step process to implement African leadership. Effective Executive, 13(1), 42-57. 

April, K., Peter, B. K. G., & Allison, C. N. (2010). Stewardship as leadership. Effective Executive, 13(2), 52-69. 

Baets, W. (2010). The ecology of management: Cassandra, a holistic diagnostic for sustainable performance. International Journal of Complexity in Leadership and Management, 1(1), 37-54.


April, K. (2010). Less can be more if you have soft power. Sunday Independent, 3rd October, 17. 

April, K. (2010). Real leadership. Xplore, October, 37. 

Peter, C. (2010). Position Paper on the Environment for the city of Johannesburg, Central Strategic Unit of the City of Johannesburg (Mayoral Office).

Williams, A., & Sequeira, J. (2010). Cash-rich companies go hunting for acquisitions. Business Day. 19th August 2010. URL:


Peter, C. (2010). Bayesian participatory-based decision-analysis: An evolutionary adaptive formalism for modelling and decision support in social-ecological systems sustainability (Unpublished PhD Dissertation, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, December 2010, 1-421). 

April, K. (2004-1998). A resource-based view of the firm: Integrating the role of IT as a strategic resource (An empirical study of South African personal financial services firms: 1999-2003) (Unpublished PhD Dissertation, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, August 2004, 1-531). 



Pepper, M., London, T., Dishman, M., & Lewis, J. (2009). Leading schools during crisis. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. & the American Association of School Administrators


April, K., & April, A. (2009). Reactions to discrimination: Exclusive identity of foreign workers in South Africa. In M. F. Özbilgin (Ed.), Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at Work: A Research Companion (pp. 216-228). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Press. 


Peter, C., de Lange, W., Musango, J. K., April, K., & Potgieter, A. (2009). Employing Bayesian modelling to climate change effects on biofuel production. Climate Research, 40, 249-260. 

April, K., April, A., & Blass, E. (2009). Ethical leadership required to lead Europe beyond instrumental rationality. Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review, 5(3), 1-15. 

Potgieter, A., April, K.A., Cooke, R. J. E., & Osunmakinde, I.O. (2009). Temporality in link prediction: Understanding social complexity. Emergence: Complexity & Organization (E: CO), 11(1), 69-83. 

April, K., Shockley, M., & Peters, B. K. G. (2009). IT and social complexity: Complementary resource combinations in the South African assurance industry. Problems and Perspectives in Management, 7(1), 86-98. 

April, K., Katoma, V., & Peters, B. K. G. (2009). Critical effort and leadership in specialised virtual networks. Annual Review of High-Performance Coaching and Consulting, 1(1), 187-215. 

Lewis, J., & London, T. (2009). “Managed” teacher turnover: A strategy for school improvement. AASA Journal of Scholarship and Practice, 6(3), 25-29.


April, K., Arruda, C., Artiles, M. C., Barry, S., Bindra, J. S., Cabrera, A., Carlson Nelson, M., Casey, C., Garret-Cox, K., Garton Ash, T., Goerke, P., Hastings, M., Gratton, L., Holzer, H., Kelly, K., Sakamoto, T., Seshadri, P., & Thomas, D. A. (2009). Recommendations on creating and managing inclusive workforces. World Economic Forum: Special Global Agenda Council on Talent and Diversity, October 2009, 1-26. 


April, K. (2009). Dimensions of choice. Destiny, January/February Edition, 82-85.

London, T. (2009). Where do we go from here? A response to the OECD’s ‘Improving school leadership’ report. School Leadership Policy and Practice, Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South, 50- 61. URL:

Peter. C. (2009). Zuma's precarious balancing act. Cape Argus, 18 April 2009.



Peter, C. (2008). Complexity based modeling for sustainability and resilience of social-ecological systems. In A. Weaver, & M. Burns. (eds.), Exploring sustainability science: A Southern African perspective (pp. 471-505). Stellenbosch: SUN Press.

April, K., & Katoma, V. (2008). Discretionary effort: Can we really account for performance surge. KMPro Journal, 5(2), 14-31. 

Blass, E., & April, K. (2008). Developing talent for tomorrow. Develop, 4(1), 48-58.  



April, K. (2008, 28th May). Business is not a discipline. Inaugural lecture conducted from the University of Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, 1-17. 

April, K., & Jappie, A. (2008). Global talent warfare: Line managers are still the determinant. Journal for Convergence, 9(1), 40-43.  

April, K., April, A., & Sharma, V. (2008). Exclusive workplace systems. 3600 The Ashridge Journal, April Edition, 22-27.  

April, K. (2008). Work should be about sharing your talents with the world. Business Day, Health News, 29th October, 2.  

London, T. (2008). How do we ensure transfer of training for part-time, adult students? Reflections, Fall, 23.



April, K., & Shockley, M. (Eds.) (2007). Diversity: New Realities in a Changing World. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan. 

April, K., & Shockley, M. (Eds.) (2007). Diversity in Africa: The Coming of Age of a Continent. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan. 


April, K., & April, A. (2007). Responsible leadership ethics. In K. April, & M. Shockley (Eds.), Diversity: New Realities in a Changing World (pp. 276-293). Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan. 

Peters, B. K. G., April, K., Shockley, M., & Dhamija, V. (2007). Diversity & corporate governance. In K. April, & M. Shockley (Eds.), Diversity: New Realities in a Changing World (pp. 196-213). Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan. 

April, K. (2007). Consequences of new realities. In K. April, & M. Shockley (Eds.), Diversity: New Realities in a Changing World (pp. 357-371). Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.  

Theimann, N., & April, K. (2007). Cave canem! The art (or science?) of Western management in an African context. In K. April, & M. Shockley (Eds.), Diversity in Africa: The Coming of Age of a Continent (pp. 10-34). Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.  

Peter, C., Potgieter A., Monteiro, P. M. S., & De Wit, M. (2007). Engineering social-ecological system resilience, building and sustaining resilience in complex organizations. In R. Kay, & K. A. Richardson (eds.), Pre-Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Complexity and Organizational Resilience (pp. 35-64). Mansfield, MA: ISCE Publishing. 


April, K., Dreyer, S., & Blass, E. (2007). Gender impediments to the South African boardroom. South African Journal of Labour Relations, 31(2), 51-67. 

April, K., & April, A. (2007). Growing leaders in emergent markets: Leadership enhancement in the new South Africa. Journal of Management Education, 31(2), 214-244.  

April, K., & Dreyer, S. (2007). Gender unplugged in the SA executive boardroom: The paradigm shift. Effective Executive, December, Ref No.: 03M-2007-12-11-01, 62-77.  

Musango, J & Peter, C. (2007). A Bayesian approach towards facilitating climate change adaptation research on the South African agricultural sector. AGREKON, Journal of Agricultural Economics, 46(2), 245-259.


Hargarter, A., & April, K. (2007). CASE STUDY – First National Bank: Inspirational leadership in a South African context (European Case Clearing House, Case Study Reference No. 407-048-1, 1-54). 

Hargarter, A., & April, K. (2007). TEACHING NOTE – First National Bank: Inspirational leadership in a South African context (European Case Clearing House, Teaching Note Reference No. 407-048-8, 1-54).

April, K., & Ephraim, N. (2006). Implementing African leadership: An empirical basis to move beyond theory. 1st International Conference on Values-Based Leadership, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, 14th-16th March.  

Musango, J., & Peter, C. (2007). A Bayesian approach towards facilitating climate change adaptation research on the South African agricultural sector, 49th Conference of the Agricultural Economic Association of South Africa (AESA), Grahamstown, July 2007.

Peter, C., Potgieter A., Monteiro, P. M. S., & De Wit, M. (2007). Engineering social-ecological system resilience, building and sustaining resilience in complex organizations. 1st International Workshop on Complexity and Organizational Resilience, Phonpei, Micronesia, 24th-25th May 2007.

Peter, C., Musango, J. K., & De Lange, W. (2007). Using Bayesian networks to model the impact of climate change scenarios on biofuels production from irrigated agriculture: Analyzing water, energy and food sector interdependencies. Presented at the Regional Expert Meeting, IPCC TGICA Expert Meeting Integrating Analysis of Regional Climate Change and Response Options, 20th-22nd June 2007, Nadi, Fiji – Conference Proceedings, pp. 169-174.

Peter C. (2007). Analytical review of the Western Cape climate change strategy and action plan: Water and energy as integrators, Department of Environmental Assessment and Development Planning, Western Cape Government, South Africa, GWDMS No: 174799.




April, K. (2007). Choice: Power in diversity. 3600 The Ashridge Journal, March Edition, 4-5.

April, K., & Wilson, A. (2007). In search of ethics: Probing the firm-society interface. Journal for Convergence, 8(1), 16-19.  

Peter, C. (2007). Measuring out ratios for true equality. Sunday Tribune, 20th May 2007.       

Peter, C. (2007). Affirmative action's part of the big picture. Cape Argus, 15th May 2007.

Peter, C. (2007). Rich-poor gap promises a second wave of resistance, Cape Argus, 6th May 2007.



April, K., & Bessa, J. (2006). A critique of the strategic competitive intelligence process within a global energy multinational. Problems & Perspectives in Management, 4(2), 86-99.  

Potgieter, A., April, K. A., Cooke, R. J. E., & Lockett, M. (2006). Adaptive Bayesian agents: Enabling distributed social networks. South African Journal of Business Management, 37(1), 41-55.  

Mendelek-Theimann, N., April, K., & Blass, E. (2006). Context tension: Cultural influences on leadership and management practice. Reflections, 7(4), 38-51.  

April, K., April, A., & Wabbels, H. (2006). Growth through unlearning. Develop, 3, 78-81.  


Torun, E., & April, K. (2006). Individual control (locus of control): Implications for business managers. Journal for Convergence, 7(1), 1-4.  

April, K. (2006). Business could use a little soul. Business Brief, 10(6), 38-39.

Peters, B. K. G., & April, K. (2006). The global future of the MBA. Journal for Convergence, 7(4), 16-19. 

Peter, C. (2006). Identity makeovers will free us from race. Cape Argus, 29th December 2006.            

Peter, C. (2006). The problem with Godzille and the DA. Cape Argus, 22nd November 2006.

Peter, C. (2006). Rian Malan falls in bigot's trap. Cape Argus, 18th November 2006.



Potgieter, A., April, K., & Bishop, J. (2005). Complex adaptive enterprises. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Encyclopaedia of Information Science and Technology (Vol. 1, pp. 475-480). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Reference.  


April, K., & Shockley, M. (2005). Social complexity: An integrating catalyst for complementary resource combinations in the South African assurance industry. 4th International Critical Management Studies Conference, University of Cambridge, UK, 4th-6th July, URL:  

Potgieter, A., April, K., & Cooke, R. (2005). Using Bayesian agents to enable distributed network knowledge: A critique. 4thInternational Critical Management Studies Conference, University of Cambridge, UK, 4th-6th July, URL:  

Vermeulen, P., April, K., & Lhermitte, G. (2005). Leadership competence: A socially networked process. 4th International Critical Management Studies Conference, University of Cambridge, UK, 4th-6th July, URL: 


April, K. (2005). Diversity management in the Baltics: A new approach please. 3rd Annual Baltic Management Development Association Conference, Tallinn, Estonia, 5th-6th May, 1-10.  

April, K., & Shockley, M. (2004). How ready is your organisation for KM. Global Knowledge Review, September Edition, 10-12.

April, K. (2005). Knowledge sharing and distribution. Global Knowledge Review, March Edition, 8-12.  

April, K. (2005). Toimetulek mitmekesisusega: Paluks uutmoodi lähenemist. Director, June Edition(6), 52-55.  

April, K. (2005). Diversity management in emerging economies: In search of a new approach to humanism. Journal for Convergence, 6(3), 1-4.  

April, K. (2005). Stewardship: Technology’s role in shaping our diverse future. Journal for Convergence, 6(2), 114-117. 




Gorelick, C., Milton, N., & April, K. (2004). Performance through learning: Knowledge management in practice. Burlington, MA: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann. 

April, K., & Ahmadi-Izadi, F. (2004). Knowledge management praxis. Kenwyn, Cape Town: Juta Academic.


Gorelick, C., & April, K. (2004). BP case study: KM team structuration and sense-making (Part I). South African Journal of Business Management, 35(1), 1-16. 

Gorelick, C., & April, K. (2004). BP case study: KM team structuration and sense-making (Part II). South African Journal of Business Management, 35(2), 15-24. 


April, K., Fourman, M., & McCrea, J. (2004). The digital leapfrog: Monitoring and evaluation and performance management as an improvement tool in business and government. Journal for Convergence, 5(2), 20-24. 

April, K., & Shockley, M. (2004). Organisational readiness for KM. Global Knowledge Review, September Edition, 10-12. 

April, K., & Koegelenberg, R. (2004). A roadmap to achieving strategic objectives. Journal for Convergence, 5(4), 56-59. 


April, K. (2004). Stewardship & responsible leadership: Technology’s role. Annual VIAG Conference, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 7th-8th November, 1-7.




April, K., Bosma, P., & Deglon, D. (2003). Intellectual capital (IC) measurement and reporting: Establishing a practice in SA mining. Journal of Intellectual Capital, 4(2), 165-180. 


April, K. (2003). Leveraging diversity: Weaving strong fabrics from different threads. Journal for Convergence, 3(4), 54-55. 

Shockley, M., & April, K. (2003). Good corporate governance: Building stakeholder trust. Journal for Convergence, 3(4), 26-30. 


Brown, H., Kunene, P., Rouse, C., April, K., Berman, S., & Potgieter, A. (2003). Developing a basis for knowledge management: A Bayesian network approach (Unpublished Working Paper, Department of Computer Science and Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, Technical Report Number: CS03-14-00, 1-6). 


April, K. (2003). Guidelines for developing a knowledge management strategy. Excellante Conference, Sandton, South Africa, 12th February, 1-20.



April, K. (2002). Guidelines for developing a k-strategy (knowledge management strategy). Journal of Knowledge Management, 6(5), 445-456. 


April, K. (2002). Competitive advantage: It takes knowledge to sustain the edge. Journal for Convergence, 3(3), 50-56. 



Gorelick, C., & April, K. (2001). Toward an understanding of organizational learning and knowledge management: A case study of structuration and sensemaking in British Petroleum’s knowledge management team. 4th International Conference on Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management: New Directions, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 1st-5th June, 1-20.

April, K. (2001). Knowledge management strategy: A theoretical framework. UNICOM Proceedings, 2, 16th May.

April, K., de Smet, A., Dunford, R., Geigle, S., Gorelick, C., & Jenefsky, R. F. (2001). Models of consulting & consulting projects. Academy of Management: Management Consulting Division, Professional Development Workshops, Washington DC, USA, 3rd-5th August.

April, K., de Smet, A., Dunford, R., Geigle, S., Gorelick, C., & Jenefsky, R. F. (2001). Phases of consulting projects. Academy of Management: Management Consulting Division, Professional Development Workshops, Washington DC, USA, 3rd-5thAugust.

April, K., de Smet, A., Dunford, R., Geigle, S., Gorelick, C., & Jenefsky, R. F. (2001). Deliverables and reports. Academy of Management: Management Consulting Division, Professional Development Workshops, Washington DC, USA, 3rd-5th August.

April, K., Harvey, M-L., & Reardon, D. (2001). Women in higher education. International Management Theory at Work Conference, Lancaster University, UK, September.

April, K., & Spangler, A. (2000). Knowledge management in multinational corporations within South Africa. International Management Theory at Work Conference, Lancaster University, UK, September.


April, K., & Cradock, J. (2001). The wisdom of being a fast-follower. Intelligence: Business 2.0, April Edition, 76-80.

April, K. (2001). The fittest runner wins the race: Acquiring the agility to change. Journal for Convergence, 2(3), 153.

April, K. (2001). E-business: Technological or strategic issue? Journal for Convergence, 2(2), 84-89.



April, K., Macdonald, R., & Vriesendorp, S. (2000). Rethinking leadership. Kenwyn, Cape Town: Juta Academic (University of Cape Town Press).

April, K., & Cradock, J. (2000). e or b e@ten: E-business redefining the corporate landscape in South Africa. Durban: Butterworths Publishers (Pty) Ltd.

April, K. (2000). Knowledge management handbook. Johannesburg: Kagiso.


April, K., & Hill, S. (2000). The uncertainty and ambiguity of leadership in the 21st century. South African Journal of Business Management, 31(2), 45-52. 


April, K. (2000). Guidelines for management education in South Africa. 2nd International Lancaster-Cambridge Conference: Emergent Fields in Management Connecting Learning and Critique, Lancaster University, UK, 19th-21st July, 1-24.


April, K. (2000). A stitch in e-time: South Africa trails the world. Journal for Convergence, 1(2), 113.

April, K. (2000). Digital marketplaces can transform buy-side e-commerce in SA. Journal for Convergence, 1(2), 129.

April, K. (2000). From divide and control to collaboration and understanding. Journal for Convergence, 1(1), 143.



April, K. (1999). Leading through communication, conversation and dialogue. The Leadership & Organizational Development Journal, 20(5), 231-241.


April, K. (1999). The new leadership lens of love and energy. People Dynamics, 16(9), 34-38.



April, K., & Macdonald, R. (1998). New science and leadership: The shift in thinking. People Dynamics, 17(6).

April, K., & Macdonald, R. (1998). New science implications for South African leaders. People Dynamics, 16(9).

April, K. (1998). Leading through communication. People Dynamics, 16(11), 74-85.



April, K. (1997). Asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL): A technology focus and forecast. Elektron: Journal of the SA Institute of Electrical Engineers, 23-26.


April, K. (1997-1997). An investigation into the applicability of new science, chaos theory and complexity theory to leadership, and development of guiding principles for the modern leader and organisation (Unpublished MBA Dissertation, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, December 1997, 1-252).



April, K. (1996-1995). High resolution techniques for the measurement of component and device performance (Unpublished MSc(Eng) Dissertation, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Cape Town, April 1996, 1-119).



April, K. (1995). Calibration using an instrumentation amplifier. Elektron: Journal of the SA Institute of Electrical Engineers, 54-55.

April, K. (1995). A cost-effective, accurate and versatile PC-interface card. Elektron: Journal of the SA Institute of Electrical Engineers, October, 5-7. 



April, K. (1994). A study of the fundamental performance and limitations of analogue-to-digital converters (Unpublished BSc(Eng) Dissertation, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Cape Town, November 1994, 1-108).