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    • National sporting success and investor optimism 

      Smith, Brendan; Krige, Niel (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2010)
      Contrary to findings of overseas studies, the mood of South African investors seems to be influenced less by the outcomes of national sporting events.

    • Natural building in South Africa : assessing the niche-regime relationship through a 'latent niche' mediation 

      O'Rourke, Eamonn Christopher (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this thesis I examine the natural building movement in South Africa in an attempt to determine the systemic influences that appear to confine it to a small market operating at the very edge of the ...

    • Natural resources and conflict in Sudan : addressing environmental issues in a post-conflict situation : the case of Afghanistan 

      Caas, Francois Henri (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
      Both Afghanistan and Sudan have experienced extended periods of war and violent conflict. Sudan has been engulfed in a nearly continuous and bitter civil war since independence in 1956. Afghanistan has been in a state of ...

    • The nature and prevalence of workplace bullying in the Western Cape : a South African study 

      Kalamdien, Donovan Jaco (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Workplace bullying as a serious psychosocial workplace problem have been a subject of immense discussion in foreign literature since the mid-1980s. In a nutshell, workplace bullying refers to instances ...

    • Nearest hypersphere classification : a comparison with other classification techniques 

      Van der Westhuizen, Cornelius Stephanus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Classification is a widely used statistical procedure to classify objects into two or more classes according to some rule which is based on the input variables. Examples of such techniques are Linear ...

    • The need for, and state of, energy-efficient homes in the United States 

      Foss, A.D. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Although there are serious hurdles to overcome before green, energy-efficient homes become common; the technological and market-based foundations are already in place to support a shift in standard ...

    • A needs assessment for a performance management training programme amongst commanders within the South African military health services 

      Thantsa, Grace (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Performance management entails processes and systems that ensure that organisational activities are geared to promote the achievement of organisational goals. Management of performance is one of the crucial ...

    • Negatiewe kennis 

      Powell, John (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2012-12)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Ons is geneig om oor kennis te dink as ’n bate, ’n Goeie Ding. Hoe meer kennis, hoe beter – behalwe dat ek pas tot die besef gekom het my veronderstellings is verkeerd. Ons moet soms ook kennis vernietig.

    • The negative role of husbands/male partners in the uptake of HIV testing by their wives/partners : a Zimbabwean study 

      Bara, Wilbert (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The decreased uptake of HIV Testing by women when their husbands, or partners, know of the intention to do the HIV Test is a practical problem that was being addressed in this research paper. The ...

    • A NEPAD leadership development strategy : the SADC case 

      Ntsike, Austeria Letholetseng (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2007-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The overall aim of this study is to shape the future of the SADC through the New Partnerships for Africa’s Development leadership development strategy (NEPAD LDS), including a social responsiveness ...

    • Network reliability as a result of redundant connectivity 

      Binneman, Francois J. A. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
      There exists, for any connected graph G, a minimum set of vertices that, when removed, disconnects G. Such a set of vertices is known as a minimum cut-set, the cardinality of which is known as the connectivity number ...

    • New directions 

      Mgayi, Bongani (2014-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: On 1 September this year, Prof Piet Naudé joined the University of Stellenbosch Business School as its eighth director in five decades. Business strategist and consultant Bongani Mgayi, who is involved ...

    • The new face of Africa 

      Rossouw, Mandy (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2010)

    • New horisons 

      Smith, Cherice (2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: He was the first black editor of Die Burger newspaper, chairperson of the South African National Editors’ Forum and recipient of the sought-after Nieman Fellowship to study at Harvard University. These ...

    • New horizons 

      Smith, Cherice (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: He was the first black editor of Die Burger newspaper, chairperson of the South African National Editors’ Forum and recipient of the sought-after Nieman Fellowship to study at Harvard University. These ...

    • New MBA 

      Matthee, Amanda (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-08)
      Once again, the USB’s MBA has been audited and approved by two international accreditation agencies. But nothing remains static. AMANDA MATTHEE finds out how the USB has updated its MBA for 2009.

    • New organisational strategies for complexity : a necessity for sustainable innovation? A case study of Kessels & Smith - The Learning Company 

      Van der Merwe, Andrea (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2009-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Now more than ever, organisations need to be resilient and sustainable. The world of business has changed irrevocably since the industrial age and organisational strategies have not adapted much in response ...

    • The new President's inbox 

      Haw, Penny (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-08)
      Imagine it is 2009 and South Africa’s new president is perusing the presidential inbox. What might he find there? PENNY HAW finds out.

    • The new urbanism and new ruralism frameworks as potential tools for sustainable rural development in South Africa 

      Louw, Michael Paul (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Sustainable rural development is currently one of the priority items for the South African government. Agricultural advancement, high rates of unemployment, widespread poverty, a lack of access to ...

    • New ways of working 

      Matthee, Amanda (2011-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Do people really work differently after their studies? Amanda Matthee asked around.