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Lize Booysen, DBL

Antioch University Graduate School of Leadership and Change

Dr. Lize Booysen is currently full professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior and core faculty in the Graduate School of Leadership and Change, Antioch University, adjunct faculty at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) doing executive coaching and research, Professor Extraordinaire, University of Stellenbosh Business School, and Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management at University of Johannesburg, South Africa. Lize is also a distinguished fellow of the International Leadership Association (ILA), and past Chair of the Business Leadership Member interest group of the ILA. Prior to relocating to the USA end of 2008, Lize was full professor at the Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL), University of South Africa (UNISA), where she worked since 1992 teaching on the MBA and DBA degree programs and executive leadership training and development programs. She served on the SBL Board of directors and was part of the leadership team as Academic Director, Director Human Resources Development, and Research Manager during her tenure. She also served as internal conflict mediator at UNISA and is the past Editor of the Southern African Journal of Labor Relations. Lize started her career in 1983 as a researcher at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), SA, she worked at Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital as a Clinical Psychologist, and also served as a Captain in the SA Police Service’s Institute of Behavioral Sciences.

Lize holds a Doctorate in Business Leadership (UNISA, ‘99) and masters degrees in Clinical Psychology (Univ of Johannesburg, ‘88), Research Psychology, and Criminology (Univ of Pretoria, ‘88) all with distinction. She is registered as a Clinical and a Research Psychologist in SA, and is a certified user of the assessment instruments used in the CCL leadership and coaching programs. Lize authored or co-authored 22 peer-reviewed articles in scholarly Journals, 26 Chapters in Leadership Books and 26 articles in popular leadership Journals. She also co-authored/co-edited 9 Leadership Books, and 4 Special Edition Journals. She presented or co-presented more than 53 peer-reviewed papers at international conferences and has lectured at many Universities worldwide. Lize is included as one of 50 role models for SA women in the book Inspirational Women @ Work, (2003), and received numerous awards for her work in transformative learning and scholarship. Lize is an internationally recognized scholar-practitioner in the field of leadership, culture and diversity. With 36 years of experience in leadership and research and a 28 year long career in higher education Lize has served thousands of leaders in educational institutions, corporate organizations, government agencies, and nonprofits in her capacity as educator, facilitator, consultant, trainer or coach.

Educational History

  • Bachelors Artium, Majored in Psychology, Criminology and Biblical Science (University of Pretoria) – 1981 Cum Laude
  • Bachelors Honores in Psychology (University of Pretoria) – 1982
  • Bachelors Honores in Criminology (University of Pretoria) – 1984
  • Magister Artium in Research Psychology (University of Pretoria) – 1988 Cum Laude
  • Magister Artium in Criminology (University of Pretoria) – 1988 Cum Laude
  • Magister Artium in Clinical Psychology (University of Johannesburg) – 1991 Cum Laude
  • Doctorate in Business Leadership (DBL, University of South Africa) – 1999

The Global Organizational Effectiveness Study (GLOBE): 1993 – 2007
(steered by Prof. Robert House, the principal investigator, of Wharton Business School, Pennsylvania.)

GLOBE is a long-term program designed to conceptualize, operationalize, test, and validate a cross-level integrated theory of the relationship between culture and societal, organizational, and leadership effectiveness.  A team of 170 scholars worked together since 1994 to study societal culture, organizational culture, and attributes of effective leadership in 62 cultures. The research is based on the results of the survey of over 17 000 middle managers in three industries: financial services, food processing, and telecommunications, as well as archival measures of country economic prosperity and the physical and psychological well-being of the cultures studies.

GLOBE has several distinguishing features. First, it is truly a cross-cultural research program. The constructs were defined, conceptualized, and operationalized by the multicultural team of researchers.  Second, the industries were selected through a polling of the country investigators, and the instruments were designed with the full participation of the researchers representing the different cultures.  Finally, the data in each country were collected by investigators who were either natives of the cultures studied or had extensive knowledge and experience in that culture.

Lize Booysen, was one of two country co-investigators for the GLOBE-project and collected and helped interpreted the data for:

  • South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and Zambia

As part of this project Lize Booysen collaborated on one multiple award winning specialist book (2004), one monograph, one accredited article, and co-authored one book chapter (2007). She also delivered one national and one international paper on project GLOBE.

  • Funds for this project were jointly allocated by Wharton Business School, the HSRC, NRF and Research and Bursaries Committee of UNISA.
  • The Globe gave impetus to Lize’s own pioneering Doctoral research on race and gender influences on Leadership in South Africa – (1996 – 1999).

 

Schwartz Global Values: Project : 2007

A SA cultural value study, in collaboration with the Hebrew University, Israel, Univ of Pretoria, Univ of Stellenbosch, Univ of the Western Cape, Univ of  North West, Work well unit,  Nelson Mandela University and Cape Technikon. Participated in data collection and advisory panel.


Diversity and Equity Interventions in South Africa (DEISA): Towards setting standards: Steered by UCT – Dr Melissa Steyn: 2004 – 2008

SANPAD funded research, a collaboration between UCT, The Univ of the Amsterdam, Unisa, SBL and Univ of Kwa Zulu Natal. Lize is one of six South African principal investigators on an international team of eight investigators

The aim of DEISA is to establish the nature and perceived efficacy of the diversity interventions taking place in South African organizations, as well as the orientation and approach of these interventions, and to theorize guidelines for best practice strategies on the basis of the findings. Quantitative and qualitative methodologies are being employed.

Received UNISA and SANPAD funding for this project. Delivered one Conference Symposium published one paper proceeding, and a research report.

Doctorate in Business Leadership: 1996 –1999

A pioneering study in Leadership and cross-cultural psychology: An Examination of Race and Gender Influences on the Leadership Attributes of South African Managers: University Of South Africa.

As part of this project, Booysen authored 5 accredited articles and two book chapters, co-authored one accredited article and one book chapter and authored 10 non-accredited and co-authored 2 non-accredited articles. She also delivered 5 national (of which 3 were keynote addresses) and 8 (of which two were invited) international papers/symposia.


The Leadership Across Differences (LAD) project: Steered by CCL – Drs. Marian Ruderman, Kelly Hannum and Christopher Ernst:
2003 – 2010

The Leadership Across Differences (LAD) project is steered by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), Greensboro, North Carolina, United States of America. LAD centers on what happens when ethnic, racial, religious, and cultural conflicts come to work. It builds on CCL’s expertise in the areas of U.S. based diversity and cross-cultural and global leadership.  The LAD is a 12 country study. These countries  chosen to represent societies that are most different from one another in terms of their basic cultural values  are the U.S., South Africa, Brazil, Singapore, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Germany, France, Denmark, the United Kingdom, and Jordan.

The CCL team members are working in collaboration with a group of U.S. and international research-practitioners including Donna Chrobot-Mason (U. of Colorado), Stella Nkomo (U. of South Africa, Graduate School for Business Leadership and CCL Board Member), Lize Booysen (U. of South Africa, Graduate School for Business Leadership) Peter Smith (U. of Sussex, U.K.), and Shalom Schwartz (The Hebrew Univ., Israel)

Received National Research Foundation and Unisa funding for 2004, 2005 and 2006 for this project.

Completed Research Outputs of LAD: 1 Accredited Journal article, 2 Research Reports, 2 Published paper proceedings, 5 international paper symposia,

Lize was one of three editors on The LAD Case Book and Facilitators and Instruction Guide series which has been published in 2010.


Sex role Stereotyping and Requisite Management Characteristics: A South African Analysis: 2005 – 2010

A collaborative research study with Professor Stella Nkomo of the Graduate School of Business Leadership and Professor Virginia Schein, Gettysburg College, United States. The purpose of this study was to examine gender differences in sex role stereotyping of the characteristics perceived necessary for management success. Delivered one international paper on this research and published an article in an accredited journal.

FULL-LENGTH ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN SPECIALIST JOURNALS:

Love, C.D., Booysen L.A.E., Essed P. (2018). An Exploration of the Intersection of Race, Gender and Generation in African American Women Doing Social Justice Work. Gender, Work & Organizations, Special Issue: The Theory and Practice of Intersectionality in Work and Organizations, 25(5), 475–494. https://doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12095. (reprint)

Bleijenbergh, I., Booysen, L.A.E., & Mills, A.J. (2018). Guest Editorial. The challenges and outcomes of critical diversity scholarship, Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal, Vol. 13 Issue: 3, pp.206-217, https://doi.org/10.1108/QROM-09-2018-597

Booysen, L.A.E. (2018), Workplace identity construction: an intersectional-identity-cultural lens, in Ramon, J.A. (Ed.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management, Oxford University Press, New York, NY, available at:http://business.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780190224851.001.0001/acrefore-9780190224851-e-47

Klarsfeld, A., & Ng, E, Booysen, Lize, A.E., Christianson, L.C., Kuvaas, B. (2016).  Comparative equality and diversity: main findings and research gaps. Cross Cultural & Strategic Management  23(3), 1 -28. DOI: 10.1108/CCSM-03-2016-0083

Elkington, Rob & Booysen Lize (2015). Innovative Leadership As Enabling Function Within Organizations: A Complex Adaptive System Approach. Journal of Leadership Studies, 9(3), 78–80.

Love, Carolyn, D., Booysen, Lize, A. E., & Essed, Philomena (2015). An Exploration of the Intersection of Race, Gender, and Generation in African American Women Doing Social Justice Work. Gender Work And Organizations. Special Issue: The Theory and Practice of Intersectionality in Work and Organizations. Doi:10.1111/Gwao.12095

Gentry, W.A, Booysen, L, Hannum, K & Weber, T. (2010). Leadership Responses to a Conflict of Gender-Based Tension: a Comparison of Responses Between Men and Women in the US and South Africa. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 10, 285-301.

Booysen, L.A.E & Nkomo, S.M. (2010). Gender Role Stereotypes and Requisite Management Characteristics: The Case of South Africa. Gender In Management: An International Journal. Vol.  25 Nr 4 Pp. 285-300. Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2011.

Booysen, Lize. (2007). Barriers to Employment Equity Implementation and Retention of Blacks in Management in South Africa Southern African Journal Of Labour Relations, Vol. 31 Nr 1:47 – 71. 

Booysen, Lize. (2007). Societal Power Shifts and Changing Social Identities in South Africa: Workplace Implications. Southern African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, Vol. 10, Nr. 1:1-20.

Booysen, Lize & Nkomo, Stella, M.  (2007). The Tea Incident: Racial Division at Insurance Incorporated – A  Teaching Case. International Journal on Diversity in Organisations, Communities & Nations, 2007, Vol.  7 Nr 5: 97 – 106, ISSN: 1447-9532

Booysen, Lize, Kelly, Claire, Nkomo, Stella, M & Steyn, Melissa. (2007). Rethinking the Diversity Paradigm: South African Practices. International Journal on Diversity in Organisations, Communities & Nations, 2007, Vol.  7 No 4: 1 – 10, ISSN: 1447-9532

Booysen, Lize & Nkomo, Stella, M  (2006) Think Manager- Think (Fe)Male: A South African Perspective. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 2006, Vol. 1 No 2: 23-33,  ISSN: 1833 – 1882

Booysen, Lize. (2002). Addressing Challenges Facing Black and White Women Managers in South Africa. Siren: Journal of the Institute for Gender Studies. Vol. 9 N 1:4 -13

Booysen, Lize. (2001). The Duality in South African Leadership: Afrocentric or Eurocentric. SA Journal of Labour Relations Vol. 25 Nr 3+4:36-64. Summer 2001.

Booysen, Lize. (1999). Male and Female Managers: Gender Influences on South African Managers in Retail Banking. South African Journal Of Labour Relations.  Vol. 23. Nr 2&3:25-35, Winter/Spring 1999

Booysen, A.E. (1999). The Changing Nature of Business Leadership for the 21st Century Organisation. Accountancy SA. July: 5 –18, 1999.

Booysen, Lize. (1999). Towards More Feminine Business Leadership for the 21st Century: A Literature Overview And Potential Implications for South Africa Considered. South African Journal of Labour Relations. Vol. 23. Nr 1:31-54, Autumn 1999.

Den Hartog, D., House, R.J., Hanges, P., Ruiz-Quintanilla, A., Dorfman, P. & Booysen, L., Van Wyk, M. et al. (1999). Culture Specific and Cross-Culturally Generalizable Implicit Leadership Theories: Are Attributes of Charismatic/Transformational Leadership Universally Endorsed. Leadership Quarterly. Vol. 10 Nr 2: 219-256 .

Booysen, Lize (1999).  A  Review of Challenges Facing Black and White Women Managers in South Africa. Southern African Business Review, Vol. 3. Nr 2: 15 – 26.

Booysen, Lize & Beaty, David. (1997). Linking Transformation and Change Leadership in South Africa: A Review of Principles and Practices. SBL Research Review, Vol. 1: 9 – 18.

Booysen, A.E. & Steyn, D.G. (1989). ‘n Ideografiese Ontleding van die Veroorsakende Faktore by Ses Homogene Dwelmafhanklikes. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Sosiologie. Vol 20. No 3, 159-168.

Booysen, A.E. & Erasmus, J.A.K. (1989). Die Verband Tussen Enkele Persoonlikheidsfaktore en Botsingsrisiko. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Sielkunde. Vol 19. No 3, 144-151.

Booysen, A.E. (1989). Dwelmmisbruik as Misdaadelement in Suid-Afrika. Acta Criminologica. Suider-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Kriminologie. Vol 2. No 1, 52-60.

 

BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS

Booysen, Lize A.E., Bendl, Regine,  & Pringle, Judith (2018). Handbook of Research Methods on Diversity Management, Equality, and Inclusion at Work. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Klarsfeld, A., & Ng, E, Booysen, Lize, A.E., Christianson, C., Kuvaas, B. (Ed.), (2016). Research Handbook of International and Comparative Perspectives on Diversity Management. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Klarsfeld, A., Booysen, L. A.E., Ng, E, Roper, I. & Tatli, A, (Ed.). (2014)  International Handbook on Diversity Management at Work: Country Perspectives on Diversity and Equal Treatment: Volume 2. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Dlamini, Khetsiwe & Booysen, Lize A.E (2012) (1st ed 2010) Recognizing the Role Men Play in the Entrepreneurial Success of Women: Enhancing the economic empowerment of women. Amsterdam: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG. ISBN 978-3-8383-5438-5.

Hannum, Kelly, Mcfeeters, Belinda & Booysen, Lize (ed). (2010). Understanding and Leading Across Differences:  Cases and Perspectives. New York: Pfeiffer.

Mcfeeters, Belinda, Hannum, Kelly,  & Booysen, Lize (ed). (2010). Facilitator’s Guide to using Understanding and Leading Across Differences:  Cases and Perspectives. New York: Pfeiffer.

Lize Booysen, Hannum, Kelly & Mcfeeters, Belinda (ed). (2010).  Instructor’s Guide to using Understanding and Leading Across Differences:  Cases and Perspectives. Online only, New York: Pfeiffer.

House, R.J; Hanges, P.J; Javidan, M; Dorfman, P.W. And Gupta,V. (Ed) (Booysen, L., Van Wyk, M collaborators), (2004). Culture, Leadership and Organizations: The Globe Study of 62 Societies. London: Sage Publications.

House, R.J., Hanges, P., Dorfman, P.W., Ruiz-Quintanilla, Javidan, M., A. Dickson, M.  (Collaborators Booysen, L., Van Wyk, M and all other Country co-investigators (CCI’s) in phase 1 as contributing authors. (1999). Cultural influences on leadership and organizations – Project GLOBE. In Advances in global leadership, Vol. 1. Mobley, W (Ed). JAI Press, 171 –  233.  

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS:

Booysen, Lize A.E, Bendl, R, & Pringle, Judith K.  (2018). Introduction Chapter: Expanding equality diversity and inclusion research through diverse methodologies. In Booysen, L. A. E., Bendl,  R. & Pringle, J.K. Handbook of Research Methods on Diversity Management, Equality and Inclusion at Work. Edited by Cheltenham: Edgar Elgar Publishers.

Pringle, Judith K. & Booysen, Lize A.E. (2018). Chapter 1: Contextualizing The Edi Research Agenda In The Larger Social Sciences Research Landscape. In Booysen, L. A. E., Bendl,  R. & Pringle, J.K. Handbook of Research Methods on Diversity Management, Equality and Inclusion at Work. Edited by Cheltenham: Edgar Elgar Publishers.

Booysen, Lize, A.E. (2016). Leadership Excellence Across Cultural Settings, (pp. 361 – 381). In Theo Veldsman & Andrew Johnson, Leadership – Perspectives from the Front Line. Johannesburg: Knowledge Resources.

Booysen, Lize, A.E. & Wishik, H. (2016). A comparison of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer rights in South Africa and the USA, (pp. 171 – 198). In Klarsfeld, A., & Ng, E, Booysen, Lize, A.E., Christianson, C., Kuvaas, B. Research Handbook of International and Comparative Perspectives on Diversity Management. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Alain Klarsfeld, Eddy S. Ng, Lize A.E. Booysen, Liza Castro Christiansen & Bård Kuvaas (2016). International and comparative perspectives on diversity management: an overview, pp. 1 – 17. In Klarsfeld, A., & Ng, E, Booysen, Lize, A.E., Christianson, C., Kuvaas, B. Research Handbook of International and Comparative Perspectives on Diversity Management. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Booysen, Lize, A.E., Combs, G, & Lillevick, W. (2016). Brazil, South African and USA work environments:  A comparative analysis of equal opportunity, diversity management and inclusion practices. pp. 89 – 130. In Klarsfeld, A., & Ng, E, Booysen, Lize, A.E., Christianson, C., Kuvaas, B. Research Handbook of International and Comparative Perspectives on Diversity Management.

Booysen, Lize, A.E (2016). The Two Faces of Ubuntu – An Inclusive Positive or Exclusive Parochial Leadership Perspective, (135 – 140) In Positive Organizing in a Global Society: Understanding and Engaging Differences for Capacity-Building and Inclusion, edited by Morgan-Robert, L., Wooten, L., & Davidson, M. New York: Taylor & Francis Group.

Booysen, Lize, A.E. (2015). Cross-Cultural Coaching. Chapter 10, pp. 241-288 In Riddle, D., Hoole, E.,  & Gullette, E. In Center for Creative Leadership Handbook of Coaching in Organizations. John Wiley & Sons, Jossey-Bass. ISBN 978-1-118-84148-8

Booysen, Lize, A.E & Nkomo S.M. (2014). New Developments in Employment Equity and Diversity Management in South Africa. In Booysen, L.A.E Klarsfeld, A.; Ng, E, Tatli, A, (Ed). International Handbook on Diversity Management at Work: Country Perspectives on Diversity and Equal Treatment: Volume 2, Chapter 13, pp. 241 – 265. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing

Booysen, Lize. A.E. (2014). The Development of Inclusive Leadership Practice and Processes (Chapter 10). In Ferdman, B. & Deane, B. Diversity at work: The practice of inclusion. New York: Jossey Bass Wiley. ISBN-13: 978-0470401330

Booysen, L & Nkomo, S.M. (2012). The Discipline dilemma in Rainbow High School: Case Study. In Anderson, D.L. Cases & Exercises in Organization Development & Change. Los Angeles: Sage.

Booysen,L. & Nkomo, S.M. (2010). Employment Equity and Diversity Management in South Africa, pp. 118 – 143, in Klarsfeld, A., (Ed.), International Handbook on Diversity Management at Work: Country Perspectives on Diversity and Equal Treatment. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Booysen, L. (2009). Basic approaches to Leadership.  Chapter 13: 292-321 in Basic approaches to Leadership, (2nd ed) edited by Robbins, S.P., Judge, T.A., Odendaal, A. &  Roodt, G. Cape Town: Pearson Education.

Booysen, Lize & Van Wyk, Marius, (2007). Culture and Leadership in South Africa  in Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness (GLOBE Book 2) pp 433 – 473, edited by Chhokar, J., Brodbeck, F. C., & House, R. (2007). Culture and leadership across the world: The GLOBE Book of in-depth studies of 25 societies. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Booysen, Lize, (2007). ‘Managing Cultural Diversity: A South African Perspective”, in K. April & M. Shockley (Eds.), Diversity in Africa: The Coming of Age of a Continent, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 51-92. ISBN-13: 978-0-230-00684-3.

Booysen, Lize, (2007). ‘Social Identity Changes: Challenges Facing Leadership’, in K. April & M. Shockley (Eds.), Diversity in Africa: The Coming of Age of a Continent, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 127-156. ISBN-13: 978-0-230-00684-3.

Booysen, Lize & Ngambi, Hellicy, (2004). Diversity Management in South Africa. Invited Chapter for Catalyst Spectrum, Expert Contributions.

Booysen, Lize. (2003). Diversity management. Chapter 24  pp 24-1- 24- 41 ,  In Managing Employment Relations in South Africa. Slabbert, JA &  Swanepoel, BJ, Backer, W & Prinsloo, JJ. Juta. Johannesburg.

Booysen, Lize. (2003). Leading Employees: Leadership in Organisations. Chapter 12: 341-370. In South African Human Resources management: Theory and practices. 3rd   ed  revised. Ed Swanepoel, B; Erasmus, B; van Wyk, M & Schenck (Ed). Juta: Johannesburg. ISBN 0-7021-5645-3

Beaty, David & Booysen, Lize. (2003). Managing Organisational Transformation and Change Management: Chapter 22:727-758. In South African Human Resources Management: Theory and practices. 3rd ed revised. Ed Swanepoel, B; Erasmus, B; van Wyk, M & Schenck (Ed). Juta: Johannesburg.  ISBN 0-7021-5645-3

Booysen, Lize. (1998). Leading Employees: Leadership in Organisations. Chapter 12: 369-400. In South African Human Resources management: Theory and practices. Swanepoel, B; Erasmus, B; van Wyk, M & Schenck (Ed). Juta: Johannesburg.

Beaty, David & Booysen, Lize. (1998). Managing Organisational Transformation and Change Management: Chapter 22:725-748. In South African Human Resources Management: Theory and practices. Swanepoel, B; Erasmus, B; van Wyk, M & Schenck (Ed). Juta: Johannesburg.

Booysen, A.E. (1990). Accident risk personality factors. In Steenkamp, C.J. & Thirion, E.M., (Ed). The human factor in road safety. Pretoria: HSRC.

 

RESEARCH REPORTS:

Dorrian Aiken, Kurt April, Lize Booysen, Philomena Essed, Claire Kelly, Stella Nkomo, Crain Soudien, Melissa Steyn, Isaac Swafo, (2010). Being Different Together Case studies on diversity interventions in some South African organisations. Editor Melissa Steyn, Intercultural and Diversity Studies of Southern Africa (iNCUDISA). Cape Town: University of Cape Town Press. PDF-edition ISBN: 978-0-620-49382-6

Booysen, Lize, Nkomo, Stella,  (2007). Leadership Across Difference Report. The South African Scenario. January, 2007 Center for Creative Leadership in collaboration with the Graduate School for Business Leadership, Unisa. Midrand.

Booysen, Lize, Nkomo, Stella,  (2005). Project Literacy, Leadership Across Difference Report. December, 2005 Center for Creative Leadership in collaboration with the Graduate School for Business Leadership, Unisa. Midrand.

Booysen, Lize, (2005). Social Identity Changes in South Africa: Challenges Facing Leadership, Inaugural lecture, Midrand, 23 June.

Booysen, Lize, Nkomo, Stella,  (2004). Nedbank Retail, Bancassurance Leadership Across Difference Report. December, 2004 Center for Creative Leadership in collaboration with the Graduate School for Business Leadership, Unisa. Unisa. Midrand.

Booysen, Lize, (2004). Evaluation of Nedbank Retail’s Employment Equity implementation and Retention strategies. June, 2004 .Commissioned by Nedbank Retail. Rosebank

Booysen, Lize, (2004). Evaluation of the inclusion of race and gender in the Nedbank Retail Uhuru Journey Leadership development programme. June, 2004. Commissioned by Nedbank Retail. Rosebank

Booysen, Lize, Prekel, Truida, Enslin, Beatrice & Gwangwa, Lebogang, (2003). Report on gender training needs assessment study aimed at the advancement of women in the public service.  July, 2003. Commissioned by the South African Management Development Institute. Pretoria.

Beaty, David, Booysen, Lize, Nkomo, Stella, (2002). Report on Diversity Vision in Executive Team: Africon.  May, 2002. Commissioned by Africon. Pretoria.

Booysen, AE.  (1999).  An examination of race and gender influences on the leadership attributes of South African managers. DBL dissertation, University of South Africa, Pretoria.

Booysen, AE. (1991).Tematiese appersepsies, terapeutbeskrywings en klienteverslag: ‘n Konstruksionistiese passing.  Unpublished Masters in Criminology dissertation, University of Pretoria, Pretoria.

Booysen, AE. (1988). Die verband tussen persoonlikheidsaspekte en roekelose en nalatigebestuur. Unpublished Masters in Psychology dissertation, University of Pretoria, Pretoria.

Booysen, A.E.. (1988). ‘n Ideografiese studie van die veroorsakende faktore in ses homogene dwelmverslaafdes. ‘n Kriminologiese studie. Unpublished Masters in Criminology dissertation, University of Pretoria, Pretoria.

 

ARTICLES IN NON-ACCREDITED SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS:

BOOYSEN,  L. (2007). Queens on Colour: Should White Women Still Benefit from Employment Equity (EE) Legislation? Convergence, Nov, 2007, Vol 8 (4) 20 – 26.

NKOMO, STELLA. M  & BOOYSEN, LIZE, (2007). Not as far as you think. Business Brief Vol. 12 No. 2: 5-6

BOOYSEN, LIZE. (2007). Leadership and gender: The Zimbabwean Scenario. Management Today Yearbook  2007: 77 – 80.

BOOYSEN, LIZE, (2006). Social Identity changes: Power shifts since democracy. Management Today Yearbook. Vol. 21 (10) 68-72.

BOOYSEN, LIZE, (2006). Social Identity challenges facing leaders. Management Today February. Vol. 22 (1) 52-56.

BOOYSEN, LIZE, (2006). Gender diversity challenges in South African Organisations. Convergence: Excellence in transition. Vol. 6 (4) 38-41.

JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOUCHE, BOOYSEN, LIZE, (2005).  Facing the Unknown: Introducing a Black Economic Empowerment Partner into a Small or Medium Sized Enterprise: Part 1. Management Today, Vol. 21, No 3, May, 2005

JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOUCHE, BOOYSEN, LIZE, (2005).  Facing the Unknown: Introducing a Black Economic Empowerment Partner into a Small or Medium Sized Enterprise: Part 2. Management Today, Vol. 21, No 4, June, 2005

BOOYSEN, LIZE; NKOMO, SM; BEATY, DAVID. (2003).  A best practice model for building a valuing diversity culture.  Management Today, Vol 19, No 1, February 2003

BOOYSEN, LIZE. (2003). We need more women in management. Forum, Vol. 13 No 2 Summer 2002/3

BOOYSEN, LIZE; NKOMO, STELLA; PREKEL, TRUIDA.  (2003).  Crossing the culture and gender divide. Forum, Vol. 13 No 2 Summer 2002/3

BOOYSEN, LIZE. (2003).  Think manager, think male. Forum, Vol. 13 No 2 Summer 2002/3

BOOYSEN, LIZE. (2002).  Management implications of cultural differences between black and white female managers in South Africa.  Management Today, Vol. 19, Nr 8, 2002

BOOYSEN,  LIZE; NKOMO, SM;  BEATY, DAVID (2002).  Breaking through the equality numbers game: High impact valuing diversity. Management Today, Vol. 18, Nr 9, 2002.

BOOYSEN, AE., (2001) Cultural differences between African black and white managers in SA.  Forum. Leadership in Practice. Vo.12. Ed.1. 2001.

BOOYSEN, LIZE. (2000). Cultural influences on managers in South Africa. Management Today, Vol.16, Nr. 10

BOOYSEN, LIZE. (2000). Challenges facing Black and White women managers in South Africa. Management Today, Vol. 16, Nr 5.

BOOYSEN, AE. (1999). The Changing Nature of Business Leadership for the 21st Century organisation. Accountancy SA. July 1999.

BOOYSEN, LIZE. (1999). Female Managers: A very different kind of leader. Management Today, Vol. 15, Nr 10/Yearbook 2000.

BOOYSEN, A.E. (1993). Stress is all in the mind: That is why generalised stress management workshops tend not to be effective. HR Today. Vol. 1. Ed. 3, December 1993.

BOOYSEN, A.E. (1992). Die hantering van selfmoordinsidente binne die SA Polisie: Dagsimposium gehou op 1991-09-09. SERVAMUS Police Journal. February edition.

BOOYSEN, A.E. (1989). Botsingsrisiko persoonlikheidsfaktore by busbestuurders. Compass. April. HSRC. Nr. 15.

BOOYSEN, A.E. (1989). An Ideographical Analysis of the causative factors among six homogeneous drug dependents. Compass. HSRC. November. Nr. 16, 13.

PEER REVIEWED PAPERS AND KEYNOTES PRESENTED TO EXPERT AND SPECIALIST AUDIENCES:

Booysen, Lize, A.E. (2017). 25th Annual Kravis-de Roulet Conference Inclusive Leadership: Transforming Diverse Lives, Workplaces, and Societies Friday, March 3rd— Saturday, March 4th, Claremont McKenna College. Building Inclusive Organizations: Inclusive Leadership as Emergent-Collective-Relational-Practice.

Booysen, Lize A.E. (Chair and Commentator), Martha F. Miser, Jessica L. Porter, Joanne Barnes, Carolyn D. Love, “Just Lean In”: How White, Exclusionary, Individualistic, Reactionary, De-Politicized (WEIRD) is That? Presented at the 19th International Leadership Association Conference, 2-5 November 2016.

Booysen, Lize, A.E., Belding, S.P., Henderson, J.E. & Stewart, S. Leading Across Generations and Races: Ideas for leaders Who Embrace the Challenge! Chaired. Symposium presented at the 17th International Leadership Association, 314 -17 October, 2015, Barcelona, Spain.

Booysen, Lize, A.E, Inge Bleijenbergh & Albert Mills. Convened and chaired the sub stream Paradigms and methods of diversity scholarship at the European Group for Organizational Studies, July 2 – 4, 2015, Athens, Greece.

Booysen, Lize, A.E., DeFruyt, P. & Gelfand, M. Panelist, Chair: Lisa Finklestein. Alliance Invited Session:  Building Cross-Cultural Research Teams –  Practical Advice from the Experts. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, 23 – 25 April, 2015, Philadelphia, USA

Booysen, Lize, A.E,, Cunningham, G & Anderson-Hooker, D. Building New Leadership in African American and South African Communities. Panel discussion at the International Leadership Association, 30 Oct – 2 Nov, 2014, San Diego, USA.

Booysen, Lize, A.E., & Wergin, J. Research Methods and the New Leadership. Session presentation at the International Leadership Association, 30 Oct – 2 Nov, 2014, San Diego, USA.

Booysen, Lize, A.E. & Geiger, K. Stream Organizers: Inclusive Leadership from the Center and Periphery : Social Identity as Context. 7th Equality, Diversity and Inclusion International Conference, 8-10 June 2014, Munich, Germany Technische Universitat Munchen

Booysen, Lize,  A.E. & Hougaard, Karin. Reflexivity-In-Action: Arts Based Experiential Leadership Development Encounter For Female Leaders. Full Day Pre-conference at the International Leadership Association, 30 Oct – 3 Nov, 2013, Montreal, Canada.

Booysen, Lize. Global Leadership: Clarity around Concepts and Complications in Practice Chaired and commented on presentation by Allan Bird, Franklin Oikelome and Angela Titi Amayah, at the International Leadership Association, 30 Oct – 3 Nov, 2013, Montreal, Canada.

Booysen, L. & Hougaard, K. Conference stream mini-workshop on The Value of Arts Based Experiential Leadership: A Snapshot and Reflection, at the International Leadership Association, 30 Oct – 3 Nov, 2013, Montreal, Canada.

Booysen, Lize, A.E.; Ferdman, B.M; Gallegos, P.; Hartel, C.; Nishi, L. & Wasserman, I.C. Symposium Title: Inclusion at Work: Practices and Insights. Academy of Management, 9 – 13 August, 2013 Lake Buena Vista, Orland, Florida, USA.

Booysen, Lize, A.E. & Wishik, H. A comparison of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer rights in South Africa and the USA.  The 6th Equality, Diversity and Inclusion International Conference, Athens, Greece  1- 3 July, 2013, Athens School Business and Economic Sciences. Best paper award.

Booysen, A.E & Barnes, J. Race and gender disparity in management:  A comparison between the USA and South Africa. International Leadership Association, 24 – 27 October, 2012, Denver, USA.

Booysen, A.E. The Application of “African” Leadership Principles and Practices In Inclusive Leadership. 5th Equality, Diversity and Inclusion International Conference, Toulouse, France 23-25 July, 2012, Toulouse Business School

Lize Booysen, Philomena Essed, Kathryn Gaines & Karen Geiger – Leadership in a Global Community: Inclusion of multiple viewpoints and voices International Leadership Association, 25 – 29 October, 2011, London, UK.

Lize Booysen, Martha Miser & Rick Warm – Leadership for Prosperity: Wisdom Beyond the Bottom Line, International Leadership Association, 25 – 29 October, 2011, London, UK.

Lize Booysen & Jon Wergin – Exploring Alternative Methodologies for Studying Leadership. International Leadership Association, 25 – 29 October, 2011, London, UK.

Lize Booysen, Ron Ophir, Roxanne Beard, Robyn A. Berkley (Co-chairs), Bernardo M. Ferdman, C. Douglas Johnson, Angeline Lim, Alison Kemper & David Kaplan – Intersectionality and Cultural Context in LGBTQ-Inclusive Teaching. Academy of Management Meeting, August 12-16, 2011, San Antonio, Texas.

Lize A.E Booysen, Kelly M. Hannum – Managing Social Identity Conflict in Organizations: Leadership lessons from South-Africa and the USA. 11th International Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, 20 – 22 June, 2011, Cape Town, South Africa.

Lize Booysen – An exploration of the mixed method research design employed in the Leadership Across Difference (LAD) Project. Research Colloquium lecturing series: University of Pretoria, 8 June, 2011, Pretoria, South Africa.

Lize A.E Booysen & Kelly M. Hannum – Managing Social Identity Conflict in Organizations: Leadership lessons from South-Africa and the USA. 11th International Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, 20 – 22 June, 2011, Cape Town, South Africa.

Lize Booysen & Kelly Hannum. Colloquium presentation Leading Across Differences: Cases and Perspectives, at the Centre for Creative Leadership, 16 August, 2010.

Lize Booysen, Donna Chorobot Mason, Belinda McFeeters & Jeffery Yip. Leading Across Difference: Lessons Learned From Across the World, paper presented at the International Leadership Association in Boston, 28 – 30 October, 2010.

Lize Booysen, Claire Menck & Kate O’Neill. Leadership and Culture (2010). Panel discussion at the International Leadership Association in Boston, 28 – 30 October, 2010.

Lize Booysen,  Invited keynote presentation: Diversity perspectives in leadership. Presented 14 – 16 July, 2010 ,at the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Conference Vienna, Austria.

Lize  Booysen & Kelly Hannum. Leading Across Differences: Real world lessons for Human Resources Managers, as part of the Centre for Creative Leadership Training series for Human Resources Managers, 17 June, 2010.

Booysen, L. Leadership in the Context of Social Identity Differences. Keynote presentation. American Society for Training and Development Conference. Leveraging, Learning and Leadership to improve organizational effectiveness. Sun International Cape Sun Hotel, Cape Town, SA, 21 – 23 April, 2009.

Alexandre, L, Booysen, L. Essed. P & Santana, L. Building Leadership Programs That Transform Education, Faculty and Students. International Leadership Association to be presented in Prague, 11 – 14 Nov, 2009.

Fostering Research on International Gender and Diversity Issues: Gender and Diversity in South Africa, Stella Nkomo and Lize Booysen, University of South African the Academy of Management, Chicago, Aug 7-11, 2009.

Relocating diversity: New questions from new and old places: The Case of South Africa. Paper presented with Prof Stella Nkomo at the  Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 8 – 13, 2008. Anaheim, California. Presentation of Professional Development.

The effect of race and gender on managerial stereotypes in South African Managers. Paper presented with Prof Stella Nkomo a the Conference:  Engendering Leadership, through research & practice, Univ of Western Australia, Business School. Perth, Western Australia, 22 -24 July, 2008.

Preferred Leadership Practices in Dealing with Cultural Identity Conflict in  South Africa.  Paper presented with Prof Stella Nkomo at the 27th Congress International Leadership Association 1 – 5 November, 2007. Vancouver, Canada.

Managing new Realities: Workplace Manifestations of Re-constructed Social Identities in Post Apartheid South African Organisations. Paper presented  at the 2nd  International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 10 – 13, July, 2007. Granada.

The Tea Incident: Racial Division at Insurance Incorporated – A  teaching case. Workshop presented with Prof Stella Nkomo, at the 7th  International Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities & Nations, 3 – 6 July. 2007 Amsterdam.

Rethinking the Diversity Paradigm: South African Practices. Colloquium presented with Proff Melissa Steyn, Stella Nkomo, and Claire Kelly, at the 7th  International Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities & Nations, 3 – 6 July. 2007 Amsterdam.

A South Africa in Social Identity Crises? Workplace Implications. Booysen, Lize presented at the International Academy of Management and Business, 2007 Conference, 28 – 31 January, Las Vegas.  

Social Identity Tension as a Leadership Challenge in two Organizations in South Africa: A Case Study in Leadership in the Context of Social Identity Differences. Symposium held by Booysen, Lize, Dinwoodie, David, Kelly, Hannum, Ruderman, Marian, Lilach Sagiv, Maxine Dalton, Todd Weber and Donna Chrobot Mason, at the 18th International Congress of the International Association for Cross Cultural Psychology (IACCP), in Spetzias, Greece, July 11 – 15, 2006.

Think Manager- think (fe)male: A South African Perspective. Booysen, Lize and Nkomo Stella, presented at the International Social Sciences (ISS) Conference, Rhodes, Greece, 18 – 21 July, 2006.   

The Leadership Challenge In Dealing With Cultural Identity Conflict in South Africa in Leadership Across Differences. Symposium held by Booysen, Lize, Dinwoodie, David, Kelly, Hannum, Ruderman, Marian. International Leadership Association 25th Congress, during 2 – 6 November, 2005. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management,  4 August, 2005 in Hawaii, USA, on 15 November, 2005. Title: On Juggling Multiple Skills and Roles in Developing Organizational Diversity Consultants: Toward an Emerging Model. Submitter, Contact, Co-Organizer/Chair: Lize Booysen, U. of South Africa, Co-Organizer/Chair: Bernardo M. Ferdman, Stella Nkomo, Heather. Wishik, Plácida Gallegos.

Challenges facing South Africa Business Leaders. Colloquium held on 18 October, 2004 at The Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Invited international Symposium: Male and female managers: Gender influences on South African Managers in retail banking.  Paper delivered at symposium on Gender and Leadership at 11th European Congress on work and organisational psychology, 13 – 17 May 2003, Lisbon, Portugal.

Understanding the duality in the dominant management paradigm in South Africa.  Paper delivered at 11th European Congress on work and organisational psychology, 13 – 17 May 2003, Lisbon, Portugal.

Current statistics of women in our corporate world. Keynote Speaker: Women in Leadership and Management Conference, 13 – 15 February 2002, Johannesburg.

Cultural differences between Black and White female managers in South Africa. Paper delivered at the Hawaii Conference on Business, 14 – 17 June, 2001, University of Hawaii, Waikiki, Honolulu, USA.

Women as Business Leaders in South Africa, Management Today, Best Knowledge in Leadership Practice Conference, 23-24 July 2001, Johannesburg.

Challenges facing white and black women managers in South Africa, Invited High Noon Speaker, Institute for Gender Studies, Unisa. 29 March, 2001.

The unequal subordinate status of white and black women in management and management training in South Africa. Paper delivered at Women’s Status: Vision and Reality International Women’s Conference February 27 – March 3, 2000, New Delhi, India.

The emerging South African female business leader: A comparison between male and female leadership values. Paper delivered at Women’s Status: Vision and Reality International Women’s Conference February 27 – March 3, 2000, New Delhi, India.

Transformational leadership imperatives for businesswomen of the African Century. Keynote Speaker: The Renaissance Network Conference: Women transforming our world in the African Century, 7- 8 August, 2000, Main Hall, Technikon SA, Johannesburg.

Cultural differences between African Black and White managers in South Africa. Paper delivered at the Southern African Institute for Management Scientists 12th Annual Conference, Africa’s Century: Challenges for management and leadership. 31 October – 2 November, 2000, Univ of South Africa, SBL, Midrand, South Africa. (Best paper award)

Identifying and Exploring the changing role of women in management. Workshop conducted at the 25th Organisational Behaviour Teaching Conference, 10-13 June, 1998. La Verne University, La Verne, California. USA (Best Paper award)

Enhancing effective communication in a diverse classroom/workforce. Workshop conducted at the 25th Organisational Behaviour Teaching Conference, 10-13 June, 1998. La Verne University, La Verne, California. USA

Feedback on South African research for GLOBE project. Discussion group. GLOBE: 2nd International Conference, 6-10 Augustus, 1997. Philadelphia, USA.

 Effective Communication in Stress Management. Tweede Mensevoeding Kongres, 27 September 1995, CSIR, Pretoria.

 Multination study on leadership and culture: The South African perspective and feedback. GLOBE International Conference, 18-24 August 1994. Calgary, Canada.

Pragmatism in Constructionism?: The use of the TAT as assessment instrument in the therapeutic context. Paper delivered at the 23rd International Congress of Applied Psychology, 17-22 July, 1994. Madrid, Spain.

 Looking at consensual realities in the therapeutic context, a constructionistic approach. Paper delivered at the 23rd International Congress of Applied Psychology, 17-22 July, 1994. Madrid, Spain.

 An introduction to a multination study on leadership and organisational practices. Paper delivered at the Congress on Psychometrics for Psychologists and Personnel Practitioners: Evaluation in Diversity – New Challenges, 13-14 June 1994 at Escom College, Midrand.

 The use of the TAT in therapy: A constructionist perspective. Paper delivered at the 10th National Congress of the PASA. 9 October, 1991. Pretoria.

 A literature survey of the relationship between personality characteristics and dangerous driving behaviour: Guidelines for further research: Paper delivered at the 5th National Congress of the PASA, 9 September, 1987. Cape Town.

Some of the national and international awards she has received for her work include:

  • Globe Research Award, 1997 for her contribution to social science study of International Leadership and Organisational Behaviour,
  • Best paper award, at the 25th Organizational Behaviour Teaching Conference, 10-13 June, 1998. La Verne University, California. USA,
  • SBL Researcher of the year 1999, and merit awards 2000 and 2007.
  • Best paper award, at the Southern African Institute for Management Scientists 12th Annual Conference, Africa’s Century, 2000.
  • Nomination for Shoprite/Checkers SABC TV2 Woman of the year, 2001.
  • Included as one of 50 role models for South African women and as leadership expert in the book Inspirational Women @ Work, (2003).
  • Joint recipient, with Stella Nkomo, of the Best academic career achievement at Unisa awarded during the Unisa 150 year celebrations honouring its women, August, 2004.
  • Excellent Teamwork Award: Global Leadership & Organizational Behavior Effectiveness Research project (GLOBE) (2005) for the publication Culture Leadership & Organizations: The GLOBE study of 62 Societies, which was awarded the 2005 M. Scott Myers Award for Applied Research in the Workplace, conferred by The Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP).
  • The second GLOBE book, of which Lize was a chapter author, received the 2008 Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award.
  • Best Professor In Organizational Behavior Award (2010) conferred at the World HRD Congress & Innovation Summit, Mumbai, 16 February, 2011.
  • Emerald Publishing Group Award: Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2011, awarded at the Academy of Management Conference, 2011, for a publication she co-authored.
  • Best Paper Award, in stream 19: National and international perspectives, at the 6th Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Conference 1 – 3 July, 2013, Athens for a paper she co-authored.
  • Core Faculty: Graduate School of Leadership and Change, Antioch University
  • Adjunct Faculty: Executive Leadership Coach, Center for Creative Leadership
  • Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management at University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Visiting Executive PhD Faculty at IECD, Bled School of Management
  • Distinguished Fellow, International Leadership Association
  • International Leadership Association (ILA)
  • Academy of Management (AoM)
  • Registered at the Health Profession Council of South Africa:
  • Psychometrist since 1983-01-05 / PMT 351
  • Clinical Psychologist since 1991-02-07 / PS 3082
  • Research Psychologist since 1991-07-05 / PS 3082

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