The world’s best management practices in a single framework!

Acuity presents 20 competencies in 4 categories:

  • Leadership Intelligence
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Rational Intelligence
  • Financial Intelligence

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Using the outcomes from this eBook, you can see what your business needs and how you can grow as a manager and leader.

About The Author

Dr. Dionne van Zyl
Published Author

Dr. Van Zyl is the President of Doron Group, Inc. and has served as Chairman and CEO of seven different companies in technology, financial services and medical device industries. He led the development of groundbreaking technology in e-commerce, medical device industry - raising significant capital and developing new markets. Dr. van Zyl has extensive international business experience in strategic planning, mergers, joint ventures, and international transactions in the United States, the British Isles, Europe and Africa. He has invested in a wide range of companies and real estate developments.

Dr. Van Zyl has his Ph.D in management. He has developed a synthesis of the best management practices from around the world, into one complete management model. He identified 20 core competencies which forms the basis for the Doron team to develop leaders and managers.

Doron has several investment holdings in its current portfolio of investments.

Dr. Van Zyl and his family immigrated to the United States in 1994 and have made their home in Atlanta, GA.

eBook Review

Management Classic!

If you are a manager, this is an important book and here is why you should read it…

Dr. van Zyl has clearly taken a successful career spanning a lifetime and synthesized his own unique thoughts and insights with the best ideas on management. This compelling compilation of ideas is a powerful framework for managing with excellence.

Few have been able to put all the pieces of the management puzzle together into a coherent thesis that explains the real underlying dynamics that make managers effective. Dr. van Zyl has done just.

This is essential reading for all managers who want to understand what management truly is and why.

Read this book and enjoy it, and then let Dr. van Zyl’s ideas that underlie all great management soak in deeply. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself referring to this book often to stay on track, keeping the main thing the main thing, as you manage with renewed purpose.

Franklin B. Holleman, Ph.D.


Using the outcomes from this eBook, you can see what your business needs and how you can grow as a manager and leader.

Take the Test

This easy one-page test is designed to bring you clarity as to your own competencies and provide a growth path to further develop you are a leader. It is most effective if you have others complete it on your behalf and compare it to your own assessment.

  • Instructions Page

  • Test Page

  • Overview Page

  • Scorecard Page

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Using the outcomes from this eBook, you can see what your business needs and how you can grow as a manager and leader.

Word From Author

As a student of management, I have selected key books that I believe help redefine modern management. These books are all available online..... enjoy!

Ten Most Important Books

  1. Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace by Ricardo Semler.
  2. Corporate Lifecycles: How and Why Corporations Grow and Die and What to Do About It by Ichak Adizes.
  3. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't by Jim Collins
  4. Courageous Leadership by Bill Hybels
  5. Integrity: The Courage to Meet the Demands of Reality by Henry Cloud
  6. The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business by Clayton M. Christensen
  7. The Contrarian's Guide to Leadership by Steven B. Sample
  8. Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman
  9. The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life by Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander
  10. Six Thinking Hats by Edward de Bono

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