Dr Norman Chorn
Good leadership development is a combination of exposing participants to an election of powerful and useful frameworks and then allowing them to explore how these may be applied in their own environments

LDC facilitator

As an LDC provider panel member, I emphasise the role of strategic leadership in enhancing the effectiveness of organisations. I facilitate the crafting of a focused strategy to address the needs of stakeholders, and then develop an appropriate culture and organisation design to execute the strategy.

My work centres on the strategic alignment of organisations and the development of future strategy in complex and uncertain environments.

I'm trained in economics and the social sciences. I have worked in industry in senior leadership roles and spent the last 20 years consulting across the private and public sectors in New Zealand, Australia, UK and South Africa.

I also research and publish regularly in the space of strategy, leadership and organisation development, particularly in complex and uncertain environment.

Top three areas of expertise:

  • strategy in complex and uncertain environments
  • strategic alignment of organisations; strategy, culture and organisation design
  • strategic leadership.

Good leadership development is a combination of exposing participants to an election of powerful and useful frameworks and then allowing them to explore how these may be applied in their own environments. Participants need the opportunity to generate their own meaning from these frameworks, and then be supported by providing effective coaching and mentoring services.

Lately, I've worked on a range of programmes that combine neuroscience principles with strategy, organisation development and strategic leadership. Specifically:

  • Strategy in conditions of uncertainty
  • Developing versatile and agile organisations
  • Grow the team brain - enhancing the capability of teams
  • Strategic thinking and decision making.

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