Dr Mpho M. Pheko is an industrial-organizational psychologists with years of experience in higher education. She has experience heading an academic department in a University setting, as well as consulting experience designing and implementing business strategies, training and development programs, and change management programs. She also has experience supervising research, leading research teams and publishing academic work.
Training and Human Resources Development
Psychology, Work and Labor Relations
Her research interests include: ‘labor market issues,’ ‘public psychology,’ 'dysfunctional organizational behaviors and practices,’ ‘youth development’ and 'the future of work'. She has published papers in the areas of youth development, workplace bullying and mobbing, women development and employability skills.
Pheko, M. M., Balogun, S. K., & Monteiro, N. M. (2019). Peer mentorship: a powerful buffer against those with legitimate right and power to bully subordinates. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. https://doi.org/10.1080/13611267.2019.1649914
Pheko, M. M & Molefhe, K. (2017). Addressing employability challenges: a framework for improving the employability of graduates in Botswana, International Journal of Adolescence and Youth. https://doi.org/10.1080/02673843.2016.1234401
Pheko, M. M. (2014). Batswana female managers’ career experiences and perspectives on corporate mobility and success. SA Journal of Human Resource Management. http://hdl.handle.net/10311/1890
Pheko, M. M., Monteiro, N., Tlhabano, K. N., & Mphele, S. B. (2014). Rural-to-urban migrations: Acculturation experiences among university students in Botswana. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth. https://doi.org/10.1080/02673843.2014.92878