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    • Factors affecting institutional transformation : a case for a microfinance regulatory framework in Kenya 

      Ndulu, John Kimuli (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
      Regulating microfinance activities has been an important policy concern in improving financial inclusion and extending financial services to all. However, introducing a regulatory framework of any kind pushes targeted ...

    • Factors affecting the growth of microfinance institutions in Namibia 

      Mulunga, Anna Magano (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
      The level of poverty in Namibia is relatively high. Access to finance is cited as one of factors hampering economic growth and poverty alleviation. Microfinance is seen as one of the effective tools that can address poverty ...

    • Factors influencing financial sustainability of local NGOs : the case of Zimbabwe 

      Saungweme, Maxwell (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Local non-governmental organisations play an important role in the development processes of Zimbabwe. However, they face an uncertain future, as they depend on volatile external donor funding which leaves ...

    • Financial liberation and international remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa : a panel data analysis 

      Adenutsi, Deodat Emilson (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study analyses the implications of financial liberalisation programme for international remittance inflows with regard to the macroeconomic determinants and also the implications of remittances for ...

    • Financial performance of local government : evidence from South Africa 

      Maphalla, Shawn Thabo (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Poor financial management and a lack of financial performance are some of the major challenges that affect local government in South Africa. This has raised concern with regard to the financial sustainability ...

    • The financial sustainability of South Africa's National Development Finance Institutions 

      Mulusa, Lucky Mabenga (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) in South Africa can enhance their role as prime vehicles for the Government to achieve the social objectives of meeting the millennium goals. This can be achieved ...

    • Financing Africa's growth: the role of development finance 

      Adjasi, Charles (2014-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: What financial tools do African countries have at their disposal to finance, say, infrastructure projects, small business expansion or household assets? Prof Charles Adjasi, associate professor and head: ...

    • Financing public hospitals in South Africa : the case of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) 

      Tshabalala, Alfred Mshengu (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The research on this topic was motivated by the concern about the state of disarray in the public hospitals infrastructure and that due to budget constrain across the globe, the governments can no longer ...

    • Follow the road to Eden 

      Brown, Chris; Botha, M.C. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2007-08)
      The research discussed here started as an MBA research project with the aim of designing a strategy to implement a project management capability in a district municipality. Subsequently, the strategy proposed by that ...

    • Footwork 

      Mantshantsha, Sikonathi (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2007-08)
      The skills mobility of the black middle class has been singled out as one of the major problems facing organisations which now also have to deal with the alienation of the non-designated groups – who respond with ...

    • Forecasting: reducing uncertainty 

      Leuvennink, Jaco (2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The financial world expects economic forecasters to keep them safe. While economic forecasting will never be an exact science, it is useful for decision makers, analysts and ordinary people to ...

    • Fountainhead for peace 

      Bell, Terry (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-08)
      The emergence of an ‘African hub’ for dispute resolution at the University of Stellenbosch Business School symbolises a new, transformative path for the university, writes TERRY BELL.

    • Fresh, new take 

      Haw, Penny (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-08)
      Coming, to a space near you soon, a new-look advertising campaign created by the business school’s new agency. PENNY HAW asked about the rationale behind the changes.

    • From New York to New Bethesda (and other stops in between) 

      Coetzer, Toast (University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), 2010-04)
      Those at the cutting edge of their professions are familiar with working long, thankless hours, often spent hunched over a laptop in yet another hotel in a country where inhabitants don’t quite know what you mean when ...

    • From techno to the top 

      Haw, Penny (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), 2010-04)
      Alice Zondi’s story, as told by PENNY HAW, shows how coaching enabled this technical expert to achieve a place on her company’s board

    • The functionality grid as paradigm for management of technology 

      Lochner, Frederick Christoffel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
      Technology is a critical component in modern society. Management of Technology (MOT) should be a major focus of management studies. At present the status of MOT is much less than it should be. Part of the reason is that ...

    • The fund performance illusion 

      Wessels, Daniel; Kriger, Niel (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2007-08)
      Research conducted at the University of Stellenbosch Business School into the long-term performance of equity fund managers found that past performance was not a reliable indicator of future performance. The study ...

    • Funding rural development in South African municipalities 

      Makgamatho, Kedibone Grace (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
      The main purpose of this research paper is to reveal the importance of rural development with the aim of making municipalities the main drivers of rural development - this in an effort to stimulate and increase economic ...

    • Further research 

      Unknown author (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2010)
      The place of marketing in business - Frikkie Herbst. Enlarging the economic cake - Wolfgang Thomas. Aligning IS with business strategy - Martin Butler. Societal sensitivity in the future workplace - Dr Babita Mathur-Helm.

    • Future competencies 

      Matthee, Amanda (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-02)
      The changing world of work requires a completely new skills set. What new competencies must be mastered to conduct business in the future? AMANDA MATTHEE explores.