Terry Meyer

MM (Wits), BA (Rhodes), Higher Diploma in Education of Adults (Wits)

Designation: Owner

Areas of cooperation:
Implement Ethics Monitor survey results in the areas of strategy formulation; organisational design; leadership development; change management; human capital strategy; and talent management.

Terry Meyer is an independent consultant, academic, author and speaker.

After spending a number of years in various corporate roles, he joined Wits Business School as an academic.

In addition to teaching in the areas of organisational design and development and strategic HR Management, he was responsible for redesigning and managing the highly acclaimed Masters in Management (HR) programme and various Executive education courses such as Strategic HR Management and Strategic Skills Development. During that time Terry was involved in a variety of consulting projects in his private capacity.

In 2003, after spending a year with Deloitte Human Capital Corporation, he started his own consulting business, Leadership SA, which specializes in strategy & organisational design, leadership, change and human capital effectiveness, including talent management.

For the last 10 years Terry has been involved in a considerable variety of high level consulting assignments involving strategy facilitation and organisational design, leadership development, change management, HR strategy and talent management. He runs a variety of public and in house programmes in these areas.

On the academic front, he has taught on the UNISA School of Business Leadership MBL and EDP and designed a high level Executive Programme for a leading mobile phone operator.

He is closely involved with the University of Stellenbosch Business School where he is the Director of the HR Executive Programme.

He is also the Director of the International Executive Programme in L&D offered by Wits Business School which visits some of the world’s leading companies to learn from their experiences.

Terry has a Master of Management (HR) from Wits Business School.

He has presented papers at a number of local conferences as well as at international conferences.

He has also written a number of articles for various journals. He is contributor and co-editor of five important South African books:

Meyer, T 1996 Competencies: Creating Competitive Advantage, Knowledge Resources

Meyer & Boninelli, 2004 Conversations in Leadership: South African Perspectives, Knowledge Resources

Boninelli & Meyer, 2004, Building Human Capital: South African Perspectives, Knowledge Resources

Babb & Meyer, 2005, Perspectives in Learnerships, Knowledge Resources

Boninelli & Meyer, 2011, Human Capital Trends, Knowledge Resources

His current book on Strategy, Leadership and Change for Busy Executives, is currently with the publishers.

As a leader in the South African HR profession Terry was, until recently, a Board member of the IPM where he has been responsible for strategy facilitation and for chairing the 2007 and 2008 IPM Convention Committees.

He was awarded the IPM Presidential Award for his contribution to the Profession in 2007. In February 2010 he received an award at the World HRD Congress in Mumbai where he was also a speaker.

Terry has the ability to blend extensive research and academic knowledge with practical experience in a corporate role, as an academic and as a consultant. He is considered a leading thinker and advisor in his various fields of expertise.

In his spare time, Terry manages a small family property portfolio and is an enthusiastic amateur photographer.

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