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    • Fresh, new take 

      Haw, Penny (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-08)
      Coming, to a space near you soon, a new-look advertising campaign created by the business school’s new agency. PENNY HAW asked about the rationale behind the changes.

    • Fringe benefits tax on HIV/AIDS disease management of employees in the world of work 

      Bokelman, Elizabeth Johanna (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: HIV-positive employees that receive treatment for HIV/AIDS by having their employers pay for the treatment are being taxed on their lifesaving HIV benefits paid by their employer. This comes after the ...

    • From New York to New Bethesda (and other stops in between) 

      Coetzer, Toast (University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), 2010-04)
      Those at the cutting edge of their professions are familiar with working long, thankless hours, often spent hunched over a laptop in yet another hotel in a country where inhabitants don’t quite know what you mean when ...

    • From techno to the top 

      Haw, Penny (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), 2010-04)
      Alice Zondi’s story, as told by PENNY HAW, shows how coaching enabled this technical expert to achieve a place on her company’s board

    • Fruit processing waste as a renewable energy source for a clean development mechanism project in South Africa 

      Mostert, Frederich (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The objective of the study was to establish whether a small-scale biomass renewable energy project that uses waste fruit and pomace as the predominant feedstock could be a feasible clean development ...

    • Full decentralisation of powers, resources and functions in the Kingdom of Lesotho : an evaluation from a developmental local government perspective 

      Naha, Ignatius Matete (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Local government in Lesotho was established in 2005 with 128 Community Councils, 1 Municipal Council and 10 District Councils. In 2011, Community Councils were reduced to a total of 64 with one Maseru ...

    • The functionality grid as paradigm for management of technology 

      Lochner, Frederick Christoffel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
      Technology is a critical component in modern society. Management of Technology (MOT) should be a major focus of management studies. At present the status of MOT is much less than it should be. Part of the reason is that ...

    • Fund and manager characteristics : determinants of investment performance 

      Brown, Warren Gerhard Pearce (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
      The objective of this study is to provide a new approach to assessing fund management and to establish whether there is empirical support for this approach. The new approach will improve investors’ decision making with ...

    • The fund performance illusion 

      Wessels, Daniel; Kriger, Niel (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2007-08)
      Research conducted at the University of Stellenbosch Business School into the long-term performance of equity fund managers found that past performance was not a reliable indicator of future performance. The study ...

    • The fundamental drivers of stock market liquidity : international, emerging markets and African evidence 

      Bieger, Jasper; Floquet, Keegan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: According to the World Bank's leading economists Beck and Demlrquc-Kunt one of the major competitive advantages of countries competing for long-term economic growth is the existence of an efficient and ...

    • Fundamentals of techniques and principles used to enhance the value of capital projects 

      Prinsloo, M. J. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: "Imagine improving the value of a capital project by 30%, or increasing the throughput of an organisation with 20% less capital expenditure!" The normal reaction to this sort of statement is that it ...

    • The funding of black economic empowerment in South Africa 

      Phillips, Natalie Emma (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2004-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study considers Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) in South Africa, and in particular, the various funding structures of Black Economic Empowerment transactions. Whilst these structures have a variety ...

    • Funding rural development in South African municipalities 

      Makgamatho, Kedibone Grace (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
      The main purpose of this research paper is to reveal the importance of rural development with the aim of making municipalities the main drivers of rural development - this in an effort to stimulate and increase economic ...

    • A further investigation into the current challenges experienced in the implementation of peer education programmes in South African schools : an overview of provicial and district education officials' perceptions - Kwazulu-Natal Province 

      Sithole, Sinikiwe (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Although peer education programmes in schools are designed to increase the knowledge, skills, values, attitudes and reducing learners’ vulnerability to HIV, its implementation has yielded some challenges. ...

    • A further modification, elaboration 

      Herselman, Trevor Dwayne (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: South African organisations within both the private and public sectors of the economy are investing heavily into their talented employees, in an attempt to derive a sustainable competitive advantage. ...

    • Further research 

      Unknown author (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2010)
      The place of marketing in business - Frikkie Herbst. Enlarging the economic cake - Wolfgang Thomas. Aligning IS with business strategy - Martin Butler. Societal sensitivity in the future workplace - Dr Babita Mathur-Helm.

    • Furthering new public management principles through financial reforms in post-1999 South Africa 

      Keita, Hawa (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The purpose of this research is to describe how the reform of public finance undertaken in South Africa since 1999 has furthered the principles of new public management (NPM). The first part of the ...

    • The future and sustainability of private medical care in South Africa 

      Loubser, Petrus Abel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2007-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study provides an overview of the medical aid industry in South Africa and highlights the impact of the formation of the Council for Medical Schemes through the implementation of the Medical Schemes ...

    • Future competencies 

      Matthee, Amanda (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-02)
      The changing world of work requires a completely new skills set. What new competencies must be mastered to conduct business in the future? AMANDA MATTHEE explores.

    • The future impact of the current electricity crisis on Sasol South Africa 

      Terblanche, Michelle (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
      Towards the end of 2007, South Africa started experiencing widespread rolling electricity blackouts as the electricity demand exceeded the supply from energy giant Eskom. The crisis reached its tipping point when industries, ...