Academic Leader: Teaching & Learning

Dr Macdonald Kanyangale

                            Telephone   +27 31 260 7934
Fax +27 31 260 8244
Building & Room
GSB&L - Room 28, Ground Floor 

Senior Lecturer
  • PhD(Rhodes)
  • MBA(UK)
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing( Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK)

Strategic Leadership
These include research on strategic leadership in local contexts especially the voluntary sector; and strategic leadership in entrepreneurial small and medium enterprise; and leadership development

  • Kanyangale, M and MacLachlan, M. (1995). Critical Incidents for Mozambican Refugee Counsellors: An investigation of Indigenous resources. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, Vol.18, 1:89-100. 
  • Carr, S., Maclachlan, M., Kachedwa, M., Kanyangale, M. (1997). The Meaning of Work in Malawi. Journal of International Development, Vol.9:899:911.
  • Pearse, N and Kanyangale, M. (2009). Researching organisational Culture using grounded Theory Method. The Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods, Vol.7, 1:67 - 74, available online at
  • Kanyangale, M. (2013).Assessment Criteria: Exploring the missing perspectives of Management Development Programme Participants as Learners in South Africa .African Journal of Business Management, Vol7, 2:144-153.
  • Kanyangale, M and Zvarevashe, M. (2013). From the Lens of an Appraisee Manager: Influence of Performance Metrics on Management level Employees in a Professional Services Firm in South Africa. African Journal of Business Management, Vol.7 (31):3052-3062.
  • Kanyangale, M and Pearse, M. (2014) Developing leadership competencies: Insights from emergent junior talent-in-transition in South Africa, International Journal of Organizational Leadership Vol 3: 56-79.

  • Maclachlan, M and Kanyangale, M. (1996). Life Histories from Niassa: how war came. In: A. Vines and Wilson (Eds.) Local Dynamics and Local Perceptions of War in Mozambique. Oxford University Press.
  • Kanyangale, M and Pearse, N. (2008). Entrepreneurship and the State: An analysis of state intervention in Agro-processing in Malawi. 6 th International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Mozambique, 5-6 November, 2008:207-214.
  • Kanyangale, M and Pearse, N. (2012). Weaving the Threads of Reflexivity: Coming to terms With Grounded Theory. Proceedings of 11th European Conference on Research Methods in Business and Management Studies, University of Bolton,UK, 28-29 June,2012:190-198
  • Kanyangale, M and Pearse, N. (2012).Potential Pitfalls in defining the Small and Medium Enterprise Concept and Implications for Research .IBC 6th International Business Conference, BSPN, (accepted for presentation between 27-31 August, Mombasa, Kenya. 
  • Kanyangale, M and Pearse, N .(2009).Researching organisational culture using grounded theory method: recognising some of the currents and eddies on the research voyage.8th European Conference of Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies, University of Malta, Valetta, Malta,June,2009:253-259.
  • Kanyangale, M and Pearse, N. (2011).Investigating Relational Strategic Leadership in agri-based processing in SMEs: A grounded theory approach. IBC 5TH International Business Conference, Mauritius, 26-30 September, 2011:74-90.

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