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  • Validation of the high performance leadership competencies as measured by an assessment centre in-basket 

    Spangenberg, H. H.; Theron, C. C. (AOSIS Open Journal, 2003-10)
    The purpose of this study was to validate Schroder’s High Performance Leadership Competencies (HPLCs), measured by a specially designed In-basket, against multiple criteria. These consisted of six measures of managerial ...

  • Van Ryneveld vs Blaine: the UDFI as a civil-military relations football, 1939-1945. 

    Van der Waag, I. (Open Journal Systems, 2000)
    The South African Forces Institute has a unique place not only in the field of military history but also in the province of South African business history. SAFI was a unique organisation established by Lord Roberts, under ...

  • Variable selection in multiple linear regression: The influence of individual cases 

    Steel, S.J.; Uys, D.W. (Open Journal Systems, 2007)
    The influence of individual cases in a data set is studied when variable selection is applied in multiple linear regression. Two different influence measures, based on the Cp criterion and Akaike’s information criterion, ...

  • Verbruikersgedrag in die SA Weermag: 'n alternatiewe siening 

    Beukes, J. A. (Open Journal Systems, 1991)
    Omstandighede in die wêreld verander feitlik oornag. Kommunisme faal in Oos-Europa, die oorlog in Angola is verby, Namibië verkry onafhanklikheid, die ANC word ontban en die Apartheidswette word afgeskaf. Hierdie gebeure ...

  • Verryking as 'n leksikografiese prosedure 

    Gouws, Rufus H. (Open Journal Systems, 2010)
    In metalexicography the term "enriched item" refers to a dictionary item of which the centre has been expanded, i.e. enriched, by other item parts so that a new complex item is established as topic. This paper provides ...

  • Viable opposition is good for democracy 

    Cherry, Micheal I. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011-06)
    Political affiliations aside, the results of the recent municipal by-elections are an encouraging sign that South Africa’s democracy is maturing. The official opposition, which remains in power in the metropole of Cape ...

  • Vice-Chancellor's Awards 

    Botman, H. Russel (2007-08-02)
    Prof H Russel Botman Rector’s speech Vice-Chancellors Awards 2007 2 August 2007, Johannesburg

  • The Vineyard Yeast Microbiome, a Mixed Model Microbial Map 

    Setati, Mathabatha Evodia; Jacobson, Daniel; Andong, Ursula-Claire; Bauer, Florian (PLOS, 2012-12-26)
    Vineyards harbour a wide variety of microorganisms that play a pivotal role in pre- and post-harvest grape quality and will contribute significantly to the final aromatic properties of wine. The aim of the current study ...

  • Violence as development? A challenge to the church 

    Landman, Christina (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011-11-25)
    Dullstroom-Emnotweni was the site of protests against the lack of service delivery by local government in 2009. The local leadership of the Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa was confronted with challenges when ...

  • Visceral vasculature in the family Cordylidae (Reptilia: Squamata) 

    Miehle, Carolyn E.; Bauer, A.M. (Open Journal Systems, 1993)
    Major circulatory patterns in lizards of the family Cordylidae are poorly known, but may serve as a source of characters for systematics. Two specimens each of the cordylines, Cordylus jQrdani and C. polyzonus, and the ...

  • A vision for the sending of the Church in Botswana 

    Henry, Desmond (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011-12-08)
    The purpose of this article was to present a vision (of a preferred future) for the southern African ecclesia, based on an accurate understanding of what can be termed a missional ecclesiology. This concept was explored ...

  • Vital soil as basis for sustainable soil management, a survey of soil problems in The Netherlands and the way to tackle it, with an assessment for the South African situation 

    Eijsackers, Herman; Maboeta, Mark; Doelman, Peter (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2006-12)
    In the past decades, soils in South Africa as well as The Netherlands have become increasingly deteriorated as a result of chemical and physical factors. Soil contamination, acidification, desiccation and erosion have ...

  • Voorwerp-rekonstruksie vanaf verskeie onbeheerde sigpunte 

    Joubert, Daniek (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011)
    Object reconstruction from multiple uncontrolled viewpoints We present a feature-based approach to reconstruct unknown objects in 3D, using only a sequence of images from multiple views. The camera motion between consecutive ...

  • War and Reconstruction: Four Comparative Case Studies 

    Kapp, P. (Open Journal Systems, 2003)
    Traditionally defeated nations or peoples were regarded as at the mercy of the victorious powers. They were either incorporated into the power structure of the dominant power as a vassal or annexed by the victorious state, ...

  • The Wars of Frederick The Great 

    Potgieter, T. D. (Open Journal Systems, 1999)
    The study of the wars of Frederick the Great by Dennis E. Showalter is both fascinating and informative. King Frederick II ruled Prussia from 1740 to 1786. During his reign Prussia was involved in a number of wars (notably ...

  • What can museum and herbarium collections tell us about climate change? 

    Cherry, Micheal I. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2009-04)
    In 1926—the year of my late mother’s birth—the South African Museum conducted a collecting trip to South West Africa (now Namibia). The participants went by train to Windhoek, where they hired ox wagons, in which ...

  • ‘Where I become you.’ (A response to Rein Brouwer) 

    August, Karel (Open Journal Systems, 2011)
    ‘Where I become you.’ (A response to Rein Brouwer) I hereby wish to express my appreciation for the topic of your presentation for this symposium on Covert Violence and Human Dignity. Your topic ‘Where I become you’ – ...

  • Where, When and Why Do Tsetse Contact Humans? Answers from Studies in a National Park of Zimbabwe 

    Torr, Stephen J.; Chamisa, Andrew; Mangwiro, T.N. Clement; Vale, Glyn A. (PLoS, 2012-08-28)
    Background: Sleeping sickness, also called human African trypanosomiasis, is transmitted by the tsetse, a blood-sucking fly confined to sub-Saharan Africa. The form of the disease in West and Central Africa is carried ...

  • Whose Bible, mine or yours? Contested ownership and Bible translation in Southern Africa 

    Punt, J. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2004)
    An important but often neglected aspect of the use of the Bible in Africa is its ownership and issues related thereto. Ownership of the Bible obviously concerns its personal possession and all that that entails, but goes ...

  • Why worship? Revisiting a fundamental liturgical question 

    Cilliers, J. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2009-04)
    In this article the fundamental liturgical question as to the motive and intention of worship is addressed within the framework of four related liturgical tensions, namely between being and becoming, between time and ...