• An approach to enable and advance open innovation for small and medium-sized enterprises 

      Krause, Willie (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Small and medium-sized enterprises form a very important part of any economy. These organisations generally provide 60–70 percent of the employment in countries. The success and growth of SMEs have a ...
    • The evaluation of innovation for inclusive development projects 

      Botha, Louisa (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Innovation for inclusive development aims to not only produce products and services for base of the pyramid (BoP) markets, but also to improve innovative capacity and empower those in marginalised ...
    • Exploring innovation for inclusive development dynamics from an innovation systems perspective 

      Van der Merwe, Edward (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Food security is still a pervasive problem, nowhere more so than in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Industrial crop (IC) expansion has been at the centre of a debate as to whether ICs are assisting or hindering ...
    • Investigating the effect of non-assembled product kits on the resource efficiency of process chains 

      De Wet, Pieter (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In order for manufacturing suppliers to stay competitive in the global market, innovative and resource-efficient process chains need to be a part of the manufacturing strategy. Global megatrends are ...
    • A knowledge management framework to grow innovation capability maturity 

      Esterhuizen, Denele (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Innovation is widely considered a key prerequisite for achieving organisational competitiveness and sustained long-term wealth in our increasingly volatile business environment. It is therefore ...
    • Knowledge roles and flows in open innovation 

      Van der Walt, Johannes Jacobus Adriaan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Companies are under constant pressure to stay competitive in order to survive in an ever changing market. It is important for companies to stay ahead of the market and to ensure that any window of opportunity ...
    • Towards a framework to guide the evaluation of inclusive innovation systems 

      Botha, Louisa; Grobbelaar, Sara; Bam, Wouter (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2016)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Innovation for inclusive development aims not only to produce products and services for ‘base of the pyramid’ (BoP) markets, but also to improve innovative capacity and empower those that form part of the ...