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    • Barriers to technology diffusion of solar water heaters in the city of Windhoek : the case of Rocky Crest residents 

      Imene, Helena Ndeuza Kalihulu (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Deforestation, increasing pollution levels, diminishing non-renewable energy reserves, the resulting global warming, and climate change are areas of concern to environmentalists and the whole global ...

    • Be agile 

      Leuvennink, Jaco (2014-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Nowadays, it seems as if everyone should pay attention to everything at the same time and respond immediately. Agility in the workplace might therefore help to calm down hot tempers and reduce ...

    • A beacon in the dark : the perceived value of coaching visually impaired business leaders on interpersonal communication competence 

      Krantz, Carinna Wilmarin (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The purpose of this research study was to gain a better understanding of the perceived value of coaching on interpersonal communication competence for blind business leaders. The main research question ...

    • BEE targets for the accounting profession - quo vadis? 

      Mulder, C. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2006)
      During December 2004, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) issued Codes of Good Practice (the codes) on broad-based black economic empowerment (BEE). The aims of the codes, as set out in Statement 000, were to ...

    • Behind closed doors 

      Matthee, Amanda (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-02)
      Corporate governance must ensure externally audited accountability for what goes on behind boardroom doors, says Bob Garratt. AMANDA MATTHEE asks whether South Africa is on par with the rest of the world.

    • Belê in sukses 

      Ahmed, Sieraaj (2010-04)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Hy het van junior assistent-voedselbestuurder by ’n hotel tot besturende direkteur van ’n vooraanstaande bank se sake in Swaziland gevorder. SIERAAJ AHMED het met Tineyi Mawocha gepraat om meer uit ...

    • Best of both worlds 

      Smith, Cherice (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      USB MBA alumnus Lebo Thagane works in two very different career fields – human resources for a corporate company and wine marketing for her family’s business.

    • Bestuur kennis so 

      Marais, Jana (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2010)
      Die belangrikste insetproduk vir suksesvolle kennisgedrewe maatskappye en ekonomieë is die kwaliteit van ’n land se menslike kapitaal.

    • Bestuur wegkruipkennis 

      Marais, Jana (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2007-08)
      Companies are increasingly looking at new technology to overcome the toughest challenge of successful knowledge management, namely to encourage people to share the knowledge in their heads with others. Blogs, online ...

    • Better talent, better results 

      Burger, Karin (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Human resources is no longer just a staff department that makes sure people get appointed and paid. It has become a strategic business partner that emphasises talent management. Experts share the importance ...

    • Biofuel policies : what can Zambia learn from leading biofuel producers 

      Matakala, Litiya (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Price volatility and high dependency on imported petroleum fuel has prompted the Zambian government to look into renewable fuels as part of an energy diversification program. With growing global interest ...

    • Biomass waste-to-electricity : Kwazulu Natal as a case study 

      Norris, Grant (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study set out to examine the potential of biomass waste-to-electricity with specific focus on KwaZulu Natal, a province of South Africa that is particularly well endowed with biomass resources. ...

    • Bird in flight 

      Ahmed, Sieraaj (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2010-11)

    • Black economic empowerment funding structures of the Industrial Development Corporation 

      Gihwala, Kiran (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-03)
      This study considers the impact that the particular funding structure used in the financing of black economic empowerment (BEE) transactions has on the expected outcome. Various structures are evaluated, each with their ...

    • Black economic empowerment in the South African mining industry : a case study of Exxaro Limited 

      Fauconnier, A.; Mathur-Helm, B. (SABINET, 2008-12)
      This paper explores some of the key challenges and opportunities in the implementation of the broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) deal of Kumba Resources, which subsequently led to the formation of Exxaro Limited, ...

    • The bond market and economic growth in South Africa 

      Addae-Manu, Richard (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : The study examines the finance-growth nexus within African financial markets by investigating the causal relationship between bond market capitalization in South Africa and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ...

    • Brand-building : a telling story 

      Van Loggerenberg, Marthinus; Herbst, Frikkie (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2010)
      Why word-of-mouth marketing speaks to the important consumer community of black middle-class women in South Africa.

    • Breindrein 

      Matthee, Amanda (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2009-02)
      South Africa is experiencing the second biggest wave of emigration since 1994. The USB asked a number of its MBA graduates abroad to comment on this situation. According to the survey, the main reasons are crime, affirmative ...

    • Bridging the gap between financial and non-financial business development services for enhancing SME success : a Namibian case study 

      Gustavo-Nahum, Claudette (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: There is general consensus that small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) play a formidable role in contributing to employment creation, domestic and export earnings, and poverty reduction (OECD, 2004). ...

    • Building personal resilience : how can executive coaching contribute 

      Wilkinson, Jane (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The need for leaders who can cope with the volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity of today’s business world through developing or acquiring specific skills is an absolute necessity. Leaders ...