Browsing University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) by Title

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    • Has inguquko (transformation) taken place? 

      Swart, Clayton (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-02)
      Forever entrenched in history is the Springboks’ annihilation of the English in the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France and becoming the second team to lift the coveted Web Ellis trophy for a second time. For South Africa ...

    • Health foreign aid and health outcomes in Namibia 

      Namandje, Teopolina Ndanyengwa (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The role of health foreign assistance in explaining health outcomes remains an unending debate. The study assessed the relationship between foreign health aid and three selected health indicators of ...

    • The hedging effectiveness of futures contracts : comparison of the Mean Gini and Mean Variance frameworks 

      Van Niekerk, Leon (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: When hedging with futures contracts the hedge ratio is one of the fundamental figures needed to set up a successful hedging strategy. The Mean Variance framework has been used for some time to calculate ...

    • Helping small businesses to grow 

      Smith, Cherice (2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The USB launched its Small Business Academy (SBA) in May 2012. The first cohort of 23 participants from Khayelitsha, Cape Town, started with their business development programme in March 2013.

    • Hemelhoë ambisie 

      Smith, Cherice (2013-10)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Die USB MBA-alumnus Nombeko Mbava kyk al van kleins af na die groter prentjie om te sien waar en hoe sy tot die toekoms kan bydra. En op die oomblik doen sy presies dit as werknemer by die Suid-Afrikaanse ...

    • The Herfindahl-Hirschman Index as an official statistic of business concentration : challenges and solutions 

      Djolov, George Georgiev (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This dissertation examines the measurement of business concentration by the Herfindahl- Hirschman Index (HHI). In the course of the examination, a modification to this method of measurement of business ...

    • Herstrukturering van die Suid-Afrikaanse landbousektor : kan kontrakboerdery 'n rol speel? 

      Kruger, Abraham Jakobus (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Grondhervorming en dit wat daarmee gepaard gaan, is een van die hoekstene van die normalisering van ons samelewing en is sedert 1994 deel van die transformasieproses. Die huidige regering gaan uit ...

    • Hiermee beloof ek... 

      Marais, Jana (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch business School (USB), 2010-04)
      Honderde MBA-gegradueerdes van regoor die wêreld ondersteun 'n Hippokrates-time MBA-erekode wat beloof om die sakewêreld te verander. Moet jy dit onderteken?

    • A high performance work system : making human capital the differentiating factor 

      Burger, Petrus Frederik (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Workplaces around the world have recently experienced a wide variety of formal and informal changes in the organisation of work. The pace of change appears to have accelerated since the early 1990's ...

    • HIV and AIDS in the business sector with reference to Eskom 

      Hughes, Marion (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: National and international studies on the impact of the HIVand AIDS epidemie, create a picture of serious negative effects on the South African economy, together with immense suffering and despair for ...

    • Homo empathicus 

      Landman, Frik (2011-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: ‘What is it in the conduct of leaders that either brings people together or keeps them apart?’

    • Hou aan hernuwe 

      Smit, Cherice (2013-10)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Die USB PhD-alumnus dr Ferdie Lochner is ’n voorstander van tegnologiebestuur en innovasie. As hoof: IT-finansies en innovasieleier by die Stad Kaapstad help hy ook om innovasie regoor die ...

    • Housing in South Africa : the challenge to provide sustainable, integrated, affordable housing 

      Khaki, Imraan (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Section 26 of the Constitution of South Africa states that all South Africans should have the basic right of access to adequate housing. The task of housing the people of South Africa is the responsibility ...

    • How liquid and efficient are Botswana Bond Markets? 

      Sebate, Matlhogonolo Victor (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The importance of market microstructure in determining the success of a bond market in allocating financial resources depends on the degree to which the microstructure elements like liquidity, efficiency ...

    • How South African banking sector facilitates South African foreign direct investment into Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Khumalo, Mahlomola (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Currently, South Africa is a leading intra-continental foreign direct investor in Africa, in general, and in Sub-Saharan Africa, in particular. The internationalisation of South African enterprises has ...

    • How to manage knowledge 

      Marais, Jana (2010-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In the modern economy it is knowledge that makes the world go round, and companies and governments have a role to play, writes JANA MARAIS.

    • How to overcome the gap between ISO 9000 : 2000 and total quality management - exemplified at a medium sized production company 

      Fliess, Alexander Hermann (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Globalisation has changed markets significantly. In order to maintain and improve competitiveness it is generally agreed among executives that the quality of products and services is essential (Omachonu ...

    • How to protect your firm against rogue traders 

      Russell, Brandon (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Many companies have suffered large financial losses as a result of the actions of rogue traders; traders taking unauthorised positions in financial markets - specifically derivatives markets. Effective ...

    • How to utilise marketing opportunities in a highly regulated environment : the veterinary industry 

      King, Philip Albert (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The veterinary industry is operating in a highly regulated environment. Up till now these regulations prevented veterinarians to freely market veterinary services, especially professional services. Every ...

    • How we do it : strategy-as-practice in Old Mutual Namibia 

      Geises, Merceline Mercia (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Strategic thinking has evolved and different insights of strategy and the way that strategy works in organisations have developed over time. There is a view that strategy is something organisations posses. ...