South African Young Academy of Science

Willie Tafadzwa Chinyamurindi

Willie Tafadzwa Chinyamurindi

Prof Willie Tafadzwa Chinyamurindi is an NRF Rated Researcher (Y2) and an Associate Professor within the Department of Business Management at the University of Fort Hare. He also serves as the Research Niche Area Leader within the Faculty of Management and Commerce at the same university. His research interests broadly are within human capital development, career management and the use of qualitative methodology within the management sciences. Prof Chinyamurindi is recipient of research grants. Notably, the a) National Research Foundation; b) South African Medical Research Council;  and the c) National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences.  Prof Chinyamurindi has presented at local and international conferences. He also continues to publish in local and international journals. Prof Chinyamurindi has been guest editor of three special issues published with leading South African journals: a) Technology in the African Workplace – South African Journal of Human Resources; b) Entrepreneurship on the African Continent – Acta Commercii; c) Mental Health in the African Workplace – South African Journal of Industrial Psychology. Prof Chinyamurindi is also an avid user of technology within teaching practice. His efforts and contribution towards teaching has seen him receive a national commendation in 2018 by the Council on Higher Education. In his spare time, Willie is an avid photographer, blogger and cricketer.