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Associate Professor
Name: Magda Hewitt
Location: D Ring 423 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
Industrial Psychology and People Management Academic Staff  Staff Members

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About Prof Magda Hewitt

Prof Magda Hewitt (Associate Professor) is currently the Deputy Head: Postgraduate, Leadership Programmes at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), within the Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management (IPPM). She also heads the Leadership Academy (for-profit unit) within the department. Magda brings with her a wealth of academic and hands on practical experience in the fields of business; entrepreneurship; leadership teaching and learning. She has supervision many Master’s and PhD students to graduation. She published and deliver papers at conferences. She specialises in  organisational and entrepreneurial leadership and its associated leadership complexities. She teaches Research methodology and Individual and Organisational facilitation and Coaching to Master students in Personal and Professional Leadership and in Leadership Coaching. She is a visiting scholar at the university of Zagreb, Croatia.

  • Highest Qualification: DPhil in Employment Relations
  • Research Interests:  Organisational leadership; Entrepreneurial leadership; business coaching
  • Recent Publications (2020-2021):
  • P., & Hewitt, L.M.M. Hewitt. (2021): Essential Strategies for the Growth of Female-Owned Mid-Scale Enterprises in Africa. The Southern African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. ISSN: 2522-7343, E-ISSN: 2071-3185 Ref. No.: 435
  • Bell, C., & Hewitt, L.M.M. (2021). Personal leadership as an antecedent of servant leadership amongst bank managers in South Africa. SA Journal of Human Resource Management/SA Tydskrif vir Menslikehulpbronbestuur, 19(0), a1459. https://doi. org/10.4102/sajhrm. v19i0.1459
  • Van der Westhuizen, H.C., & Hewitt, L.M.M. (2021). Leadership development process maturity: An Afrocentric versus Eurocentric perspective. SA Journal of Human Resource Management/SA Tydskrif vir Menslikehulpbronbestuur, 19(0), a1495.
  • Van der Westhuizen, H. H., & Hewitt, L.M.M. (2021). Maturity of the organisational Leadership development process-Development and Validation of an Afrocentric measure.  African Journal of Employee Relations.44(2020) #8448, 30 pages
  • Hewitt, L.M.M. & Janse van Rensburg, L.J. (2020). The role of business incubators in creating sustainable small and medium enterprises. The Southern Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. Masekane,
  • Masekane, C., Hewitt, L.M.M., & Toendepi, J. (2020). Dynamics informing xenophobia and leadership response in South Africa. Acta Commercii | Vol 20, No 1 | a704 | |
  • Botha, C. & Hewitt, L.M.M. (2020). Arguing a case for a Southern policing epistemology from a historical perspective. Just Africa. All-Africa Journal of Criminal Justice.  5(1), 6-13