Norma Romm is an international SDDP pioneers. She has published six books and co-edited books on issues including accountability in social research, social theory and critical systems thinking. Norma has developed a critic about the role of SDDP Facilitators. She has also written a review on Aleco Christakis and Kenneth Baush book.
Norma is serving as a Systems Design Mentor for the UNDEF project.
Norma is a professor in the Department of Adult Basic Education and Youth Development, University of South Africa. She is the author of The Methodologies of Positivism and Marxism (Macmillan, 1991), Accountability in Social Research (Springer, 2001), New Racism (Springer, 2010), People’s Education in Theoretical Perspective (with V. McKay, Longman, 1992), Diversity Management (with R. Flood, Wiley, 1996), and Assessment of the Impact of HIV and AIDS in the Informal Economy of Zambia (with V. McKay, ILO, 2008). She has co-edited two books—Social Theory (with M. Sarakinsky, Heinemann, 1994) and Critical Systems Thinking (with R. Flood, Plenum, 1996)—and published more than 95 research articles. She has worked on a range of research projects aimed at increasing equity for organizations such as the ILO, ADEA, IOM, and UNESCO.