Zimbabwe is a nation blessed with a diversity of minerals and metals that have necessitated the establishment of a large number of mining companies. However, the mining industry has constantly experienced new developments in terms of new technologies, changing employee demographics, global economic competition and economic shocks related to the instability of both domestic and global financial markets. In this scenario the most effective and beneficial maneuver for the mining sector is to create innovative ways in conducting business. The ability to quickly and adequately adapt to these environmental challenges has become a crucial factor for the success of their mining business. The mining sector need to accept, adopt and implement changes in their business model according to changing trends, technologies, customer preferences and future concerns. Thus, change in the mining sector is very important for sustainable and long term success and survival of the mining business.
Keywords: Mining, leadership, organizational dynamics, change management.