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    • Hacker risk in e-commerce systems with specific reference to the disclosure of confidential information 

      Lamprecht, C. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2004-12)
      In a Web-centric environment, transactions between various parties, such as the e-commerce company, its client and a bank, are done electronically. Merging the business processes of this extended enterprise with the ...

    • Has inguquko (transformation) taken place? 

      Swart, Clayton (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-02)
      Forever entrenched in history is the Springboks’ annihilation of the English in the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France and becoming the second team to lift the coveted Web Ellis trophy for a second time. For South Africa ...

    • Health foreign aid and health outcomes in Namibia 

      Namandje, Teopolina Ndanyengwa (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The role of health foreign assistance in explaining health outcomes remains an unending debate. The study assessed the relationship between foreign health aid and three selected health indicators of ...

    • Health Service Delivery in the Western Cape: A Measurement of Perceptions 

      Whitford, Frederick John (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY: Satisfaction surveys are increasingly being suggested as a means to understand the service expectations and perceptions of patients in hospitals. The purpose of this study is to measure patient expectations ...

    • Healthcare reform priorities for South Africa : four essays on the financing, delivery and user acceptability of healthcare 

      Smith, Anna Maria (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: peers, South Africa is achieving health outcomes that are comparable to those of low-income countries. This dissertation contains four essays on the financing, user acceptability and delivery of ...

    • Healthy children : healthy future employees 

      Harrison, Deborah-Sue (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Hierdie studie ondersoek die lewe van 50 kinders wat MIV positief is . Die doel van die studie is die verkryging van inligting wat aangewend kan word vir die beter begrip van kinders wat MIV positief ...

    • Hedging currency futures basis risk : a SADC uniform currency perspective 

      Jordaan, Felipe Yvann (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The implementation or adaption of a common currency by a group of countries has managerial as well as risk management implications for these emerging market multinational corporations (EMNC’S). This study ...

    • The hedging effectiveness of futures contracts : comparison of the Mean Gini and Mean Variance frameworks 

      Van Niekerk, Leon (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: When hedging with futures contracts the hedge ratio is one of the fundamental figures needed to set up a successful hedging strategy. The Mean Variance framework has been used for some time to calculate ...

    • Helping small businesses to grow 

      Smith, Cherice (2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The USB launched its Small Business Academy (SBA) in May 2012. The first cohort of 23 participants from Khayelitsha, Cape Town, started with their business development programme in March 2013.

    • Hemelhoë ambisie 

      Smith, Cherice (2013-10)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Die USB MBA-alumnus Nombeko Mbava kyk al van kleins af na die groter prentjie om te sien waar en hoe sy tot die toekoms kan bydra. En op die oomblik doen sy presies dit as werknemer by die Suid-Afrikaanse ...

    • The Herfindahl-Hirschman Index as an official statistic of business concentration : challenges and solutions 

      Djolov, George Georgiev (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This dissertation examines the measurement of business concentration by the Herfindahl- Hirschman Index (HHI). In the course of the examination, a modification to this method of measurement of business ...

    • Herstrukturering van die Suid-Afrikaanse landbousektor : kan kontrakboerdery 'n rol speel? 

      Kruger, Abraham Jakobus (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Grondhervorming en dit wat daarmee gepaard gaan, is een van die hoekstene van die normalisering van ons samelewing en is sedert 1994 deel van die transformasieproses. Die huidige regering gaan uit ...

    • Heuristics for offline rectangular packing problems 

      Ortmann, Frank (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Packing problems are common in industry and there is a large body of literature on the subject. Two packing problems are considered in this dissertation: the strip packing problem and the bin packing ...

    • The hidden costs of automotive commodities procured from the People’s Republic of China 

      Boshoff, Oliza (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Globalization has shifted to a level where market competition is tougher. Therefore, multinational companies focus on cutting cost along the company’s supply chain with heavy scrutiny on procurement. Developing ...

    • Hiermee beloof ek... 

      Marais, Jana (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch business School (USB), 2010-04)
      Honderde MBA-gegradueerdes van regoor die wêreld ondersteun 'n Hippokrates-time MBA-erekode wat beloof om die sakewêreld te verander. Moet jy dit onderteken?

    • A high performance work system : making human capital the differentiating factor 

      Burger, Petrus Frederik (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Workplaces around the world have recently experienced a wide variety of formal and informal changes in the organisation of work. The pace of change appears to have accelerated since the early 1990's ...

    • An historical overview and evaluation of the sustainability of the Land Redistribution for Agricultural Development (LRAD) Programme in South Africa 

      Tsawu, Simphiwe (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Land policy in South Africa prior to 1994 was used as a political instrument to discriminate against the black population by preventing them from accessing land. The National Party government ...

    • The history of the rail transport regulatory environment in South Africa 

      Janse van Rensburg, R. A. J. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1996)
      OVERVIEW: State intervention in rail transport began in England with public demand for safety regulation which resulted in Lord Seymour's Act in 1840 and the Railway Gauges Act which followed in 1846. Approximately a ...

    • HIV and AIDS in the business sector with reference to Eskom 

      Hughes, Marion (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: National and international studies on the impact of the HIVand AIDS epidemie, create a picture of serious negative effects on the South African economy, together with immense suffering and despair for ...

    • HIV and AIDS knowledge in the pastoral team of Alleluia Ministries International 

      Ntai, Tlotliso (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Churches have a potential to play a vital role in halting the spread of HIV because they are established in almost all communities. The majority of people believe in their spiritual leaders and obey them; ...