Schuitema Group is a consultancy dedicated to the enhancement of human excellence. We transform organisational culture by enabling individuals to live and lead through powerful values that allow companies to lift their brand excellence.
Founded and championed by Etsko Schuitema, we work with organisations, teams and individuals to understand and act on how their intent, or deeper motive, to give or serve produces success as leaders, peers, and individuals, together and for each other.
OUR APPROACH IS BASED ON GROUNDBREAKING AND EXTENSIVE RESEARCH CONDUCTED BY ETSKO SCHUITEMA IN THE MINES OF SOUTH AFRICA, AND HIS SUBSEQUENT WORK WITH MANY ORGANISATIONS IN A MULTITUDE OF SECTORS IN THE COUNTRY AND AROUND THE WORLD.
By using the Care & Growth Thematic , we excel at helping clients achieve excellence on four levels – leadership, team, personal and organisational.
The Care & Growth Thematic is a set of ideas that articulates how success across four key areas of application, leadership excellence, team excellence and personal excellence and organisational excellence, are accounted for on the basis of the intent to give or serve. The Care & Growth Model is specifically concerned with what giving/service means in hierarchical relationships, and it helps leaders understand the necessity of nurturing and growing their people in order to succeed as a leader.
We have created a powerful management framework that has been used successfully in a variety of sectors, from banking to agriculture – in over 26 countries and on 5 continents – empowering individuals on all levels of organisations.
Our goal is to inspire leaders, teams, and individuals to realise even greater lives as well as enable ‘individual intent’ to transform the world in which we find ourselves.
Leadership Excellence – Empowering leaders to lead with Care and Growth.
Team Excellence – Cultivating collaboration among colleagues.
Personal Excellence – Guiding individuals towards their highest potential.
Organisational Excellence – Enabling your organisation to deliver on its value proposition.
The Intent Thematic is an exploration of human excellence in four areas of discourse:
1) Leadership Excellence – Dealing with hierarchy
2) Team Excellence – Dealing with peers
3) Personal Excellence – Dealing with oneself
4) Organisational Excellence – Dealing with the organisation and its value proposition
Each of these areas shares a common thread: you can account for success in them on the intent to give or serve.
The Care & Growth Model is based on the premise that we exist to serve the other, and in doing so, we actually serve the highest of our own self-interest.
“The model was born out of primary research done in the area of conflict and trust in management under the auspices of the South African Chamber of Mines Research Organisation in the 1980s. These were very significant times to be doing primary research on conflict and trust in South Africa.”
Our team, based in South Africa, Pakistan, Sweden, and Canada, brings a wealth of knowledge to transform organisations across multiple sectors. Led by Etsko Schuitema, our experienced consultants work collaboratively in assessing issues through transformational diagnostic tools, training on all levels, coaching both teams and individuals, as well as consulting.
We work hand in hand with our clients to create strong, productive and respectful cultures.