Welcome to Afriforte

Afriforte was established in February 2005 as the commercial arm of WorkWell, The Research Unit for Economic and Management Sciences, at the North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus.

The OHFB Workplace Analytics System

The Organisational Human Factor Benchmark is a scientific-based organisational diagnostics suite developed since 1998 by Afriforte and the WorkWell research unit at the faculty of Economic and Management Sciences of the North-West University that is powered by a multitude of scientific theory, psychometrics, norms, benchmarks and a real-time workplace analytics reporting system…

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Psychological Fitness Index

The Afriforte Psychological Fitness Index (PFI) is a screening instrument that screens and monitors the psychological fitness of employees in order to promote safety behaviour and work performance…

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The Onboarding Monitor

Onboarding for many organisations is all about new hires with little attention to the onboarding of internal job changers. In spite of the fact that 25% of a working population undergoes some type of career transition, each year and 40% of those employees venturing into a new organisational role, fail during their first 18 months…

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Risk Propensity

We believe that all employees deserve to work in the safest possible workplaces. One way to ensure this is to assess the decision-making behaviour of employees, especially in environments where risky decisions can endanger the lives of other employees…

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Sport Psychological Fitness

The measurement of Sport Psychological Fitness (SPF) can provide the key to unlocking understanding and taking advantage of superior sport performance…

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Work Wellbeing Benchmark

The strategic intent of any organisation is to maximise profitability and returns. Very specific strategic goals are formulated to maximise this, but strategy without execution is worthless. The capability to act on strategic goals requires efficiency promotion at various levels…

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Health Snapshot

It is widely agreed that Health Risk Assessments (HRAs) are most effective at promoting behaviour change when they form part of an integrated, multi-faceted wellness programme. The role of the Health Snapshot within a wellness programme is to help identify physical and lifestyle health risks…

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Afriforte Stress Assessment

The Afriforte Stress Assessment is an easy-to-use tool that allows for the proactive follow-up and support to individuals at risk of stress and stress complications…

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The Afriforte Products Lab

The Afriforte Products Lab provides you with an overview of all of your projects on one page. Intelligent visual cues provide you with the correct information to assess the status of each project at a glance so that you can take the appropriate action regarding each project…

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Welcome to Afriforte

Afriforte was established in February 2005 as the commercial arm of WorkWell, The Research Unit for Economic and Management Sciences, at the North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus…

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Afriforte would like to congratulate Prof. Leon de Beer for his award as most cited research paper at AOSIS for Stander, F.W., De Beer, L.T., & Stander, M.W. (2015). Authentic leadership as a source of optimism, trust in the organisation and work engagement in the public health sector. SA Journal of Human Resource Management, 13(1), 12 pages. doi: 10.4102/sajhrm.v13i1.675

Steinmüller Africa’s Sasol Mill Maintenance (MM) team in Secunda significantly improved their safety record last year after struggling with one Recordable Case (RC) safety incident on average every two months previously.

Leon Botha

Talent Manager, Bilfinger Power Africa (Pty) Ltd.

Aspiring for high performance without ensuring a conducive underlying work climate is like trying to drive a car without an engine. The process enhanced and encouraged the identification of greater opportunities for continuous improvement in our business based on valid and reliable information. Our business has not only became a nicer place to work but we have, and continue to, become even better at what we do.

Joseph Rock

General Manager, Exxaro

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The World Health Organisation recognises Burnout as a medical condition

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has for the first time recognised “burnout” in its International Classification of Diseases (ICD), which is widely used as a benchmark for diagnosis and health insurers…

For additional information see the IDC-11 description of burnout.

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Xtrapolate – Our Software Development Partner

Xtrapolate is an innovative technology consulting firm providing software solutions, data science and artificial intelligence to clients globally. We create beautiful, cutting edge solutions in short turnaround times with exceptional customer service. For more information click here.

Xtrapolate Project Focus

Yabelana is an integrated information system to support holistic service delivery to older people in local government. It is a project aimed at delivering better services to older people (>60 years) in rural communities in South Africa using information and communication technologies (ICT). Essentially it is a central directory of services and resources available to the elderly (specific to their vicinity). It is be able to send event notifications to subscribed participants. For more information visit yabelana.org