Browsing University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) by Title

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  • Gaining through giving 

    Mgayi, Bongani (2012-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: There is much philosophising today about what it means to be African and a good citizen. Bongani Mgayi finds out that views on charity and social engagement are as wide as the African horizons.

  • Die gebruik van die kontantvloeistaat as hulpmiddel in die voorspelling van finansiele mislukking 

    Schreuder, Johannes Wahl (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1997-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study project comprises an analysis of the Cash Flow Statements of a number of delisted companies for the years in which the companies were listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. The trends in ...

  • Gender equity in mathematics education : the Namibian situation 

    Olivier, Patricia Joan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Gender inequity in mathematics performance is a global phenomenon. In both the developed and the developing world, females perform more poorly in mathematics than males at senior secondary school ...

  • Generating value through the involvement of business in the NPO sector : from a NPO landscape 

    Du Plessis, Tinneke (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Cross-sectoral collaborations between non-profit organisations (NPOs) and the business sector are on the rise. The success of the cross-sectoral collaboration is varied and based upon the value generated ...

  • Generation Y talent : what do they want and what attracts them to employers 

    Smith, Gino (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
    The world over, South Africa included, companies are beginning to realise that while success is measured in terms of profits and shareholder return, people and in particular, talented people drive and deliver that success. ...

  • Generic model for mine closure 

    De Jager, A. J. (Albertus Johannes) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-12)
    During the last five years, successful mine closure has become one of Iscor Coal Business primary strategic focus areas. Three Iscor Coalmines are currently in different stages of closure, i.e. North Field, Hlobane and ...

  • Getting Africa to flouris 

    Smith, Cherice (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Africa has vast resources, but the continent’s economy struggles to prosper. Is this because of a lack of knowledge, leadership and management skills? Cherice Smith speaks to African business experts about ...

  • Glass ceiling : illusion or reality : an investigation into the banking sector of South Africa 

    Albertyn, Liezel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study was carried out in an effort to determine whether the phenomenon of the socalled 'glass-ceiling effect' is prevalent in the South African banking industry. The major questions asked were ...

  • The Global Lead Programme 

    Birdwell, Kent N. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-03)
    This study project sets out to examine the validity of an idea - an idea to create a study-abroad programme complemented by combining studies with mission work for Christian university undergraduates. In support of this ...

  • Global trends 2025 

    Hichert, Tanja N. (Strategy Insights: Corporate Environment, 2009-03)
    The National Intelligence Council's (NIC) 2025 Global Trends report deals with how key global trends might develop over the next 15 years to influence world events. It contains a range of possibilities and potential ...

  • Globalisation : the implications and challenges to the unit trust industry in South Africa 

    Vogel, Frederik J. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The study project is aimed at providing an insight into the concept of globalisation, its implications and the challenges for the unit trust industry in South Africa. The purpose is to gain a better ...

  • Globalisation : the implications for and challenges to the payments systems in South Africa 

    De Bruyn, Johan Hendrik (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Payment systems can be defined as a funds transfer system processing third party payments, supervised by a central bank or appropriate Regulatory Authority. (S.W.I.F.T., 1997). Therefore the importance ...

  • Globalisation and its influence on ethical decision making in business : China and intellectual property rights 

    Neveling, Arno (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Ethical decision making in business, the manifestation of business ethics in the individual, is influenced and shaped by various factors, including the external environment, organisational factors and ...

  • Globalisation, global governance and the reform of the global economy 

    Schafer, Siegfried Rolf (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: After the end of the Cold War hopes were high for a freer, fairer new world order. This did not happen. What the world got instead was globalisation - a complex phenomenon born from the interaction of ...

  • Gloeilamp-oomblik 

    Swart, Clayton (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2007-08)
    Many people, after years of study to aquire other degrees, take on the MBA challenge to develop personally and advance their careers. The special experience when USB MBA students, whatever their seniority-status in ...

  • Good corporate governance : can it be ensured through structures only : a critical evaluation of the role of the board and in particular the independent director 

    Scholtz, Louise (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The main problem area this dissertation studied is whether there the appointment of independent directors to the board, is firstly an adequate way to ensure good corporate governance, and secondly, if ...

  • Good project governance : how corporate governance influences the field of project management 

    Van Zyl, Corne (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: With the collapse of large multi-national companies such as Enron early in the new millennium, the focus on corporate governance increased due to stakeholders and shareholders alike demanding more protection ...

  • Government as a strategic partner for South African wine industry in the US market 

    Mvemve, Mzokhona (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The global wine market has faced varying challenges in the first decade of the 21st century; over production brought a power shift in favour of buyers which resulted in a decline in profit margins per ...

  • Graduates’ experience of a coaching intervention and its influence on Generation Y’s job satisfaction 

    Ciolli, Nicole A. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
    The purpose and motivation of this research study is to establish how Generation Y experiences coaching as an intervention and the influence, if any, it has on their levels of job satisfaction. Coaching’s success lies ...

  • Green initiatives in hospitals in Ontario : is there a business case 

    Ueckermann, Julius (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
    This study was conducted to investigate on what basis hospitals in Ontario could justify the capital and resource requirements needed to implement green initiatives. The study used two theoretical references as the basis ...