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    • Fountainhead for peace 

      Bell, Terry (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-08)
      The emergence of an ‘African hub’ for dispute resolution at the University of Stellenbosch Business School symbolises a new, transformative path for the university, writes TERRY BELL.

    • A framework for assessing environmental governance structures 

      Muller, K. (South African Association of Public Administration and Management, 2007-03)
      The emergence in the late nineties in South Africa of new environmental governance systems as decentralised sets of formal and informal agreements among diverse groups and organisations in the form of networks and partnerships ...

    • A framework for determining a business strategy of a small business 

      Van Niekerk, Daniel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2007-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: There is a growing need for a framework that explains the important steps in creating and managing a small business in a very simplistic, flexible and holistic way. The aim of this research report is ...

    • A framework for estimating risk 

      Kroon, Rodney Stephen (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
      We consider the problem of model assessment by risk estimation. Various approaches to risk estimation are considered in a uni ed framework. This a discussion of various complexity dimensions and approaches to obtaining bounds ...

    • Framework for identifying areas in the operations division of Vodacom that could be outsourced 

      Dlamini, Joe (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Telecommunication operators are faced with the challenges of rising upward pressure by the competition; this is mainly due to the saturation of subscribers and the aggressive battle for a share of the ...

    • A framework for organisational project management at Sasol Technology 

      De Jager, A. J (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Modem economy has been labeled as the "knowledge society". Increasingly, a learning organisation is one that knows how to learn and has a culture of continuous improvement. When organisations consider ...

    • A framework for site-based service provision : a study of industrial automation solutions 

      Mulder, Gerhard Johan (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Customers procure solutions and services to streamline and improve their business functions. For services to be viable to a customer, it is required that the service provide more value to their business ...

    • A framework for the integration of information technology in the education of professional accountants at South African universities 

      Wessels, Philippus Lodewikus (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The accountancy profession operates within an environment that is changing at a rapid pace. It is the responsibility of the profession to ensure that all its members (including future members) meet the ...

    • A framework to proactively identify and remedy potential business and IT misalignment 

      Maree, D. C. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The objective of this research report is to identify alignment factors, symptoms, and remedies influencing the Business and Information Technology (IT) relationship. To put discussions around this topic ...

    • 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 ...