Browsing University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) by Title

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    • Leaders who serve the common good 

      Haw, Penny (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2007-08)
      Sustainable leadership, says Prof Laetitia van Dyk, depends on developing leaders who are a great deal more than capable. They must demonstrate integrity, vision, accountability and stewardship, she tells PENNY HAW.

    • Leaders’ perceptions after a coaching intervention as part of their development journey 

      Philipps, Armin F. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of this study was to gain insights into leaders’ perceptions of their coaching experiences. The study aimed to capture personal experiences after a coaching intervention and to reveal the individual’s ...

    • Leading somewhere 

      Landman, Frik (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2007-02)
      FRIK LANDMAN says both corporate educators and corporate leaders who present themselves for education have a choice. The choice of accepting responsibility.

    • Leading tourism ventures : what are the characteristics that enable some small tourism enterpreneurs to succeed, while others fail? 

      Van Zyl, Chris; Mathur-Helm, Babita (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-02)

    • Let us speak and listen differently 

      Sonn, Julian (2010-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: ‘Old-fashioned racism exhibits the more overt and explicit expression of superiority, whereas modern racism is covert and subtle.’

    • Leveraging public funding and risk mitigation to eradicate infrastructure backlogs in South Africa 

      Bruinette, Konstant Andre (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
      Fixed investment is a prerequisite to economic growth and sustainable development. Such investment includes large and focused capital spending on the expansion and maintenance of major integrated economic infrastructure. South ...

    • Liquor advertising: to ban or not to ban 

      Haw, Penny (2011-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Pressure is mounting from government to ban alcohol advertising but opponents insist the move would cost the country and its inhabitants dearly, and have little effect on alcohol abuse. PENNY ...

    • Loan performance and default rate of financing SME's by microfinance bank: a case study of Accoin Microfinance Bank PLC 

      Apiri, Tonye Richard (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
      This study examines the default rate and performance of Microfinance bank (MFBs) loans to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria based on the case study of Accion Microfinance Bank Limited (AMFB), Lagos State. ...

    • The magnitude and determinants of capital flight burden : a case study of Namibia, 1990 - 2005 

      Naanda, Sara Ndapewa Mutaleni (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-12)
      Capital flight is a serious problem for Namibia as well as other countries. If not addressed, it will continue to impede national investment, macro-economic management and economic growth. These issues are particularly ...

    • Making cents of stability 

      Mantshantsha, Sikonathi (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-02)
      As political stability grows in African countries, economic development can be taken increasingly into the continent’s own hands, according to Prof Wolfgang Thomas of the USB.

    • Making money : by learning or instinct? 

      Swart, Clayton (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2007-02)
      Whether it is opening a spaza shop, manufacturing small items or starting a franchise, South Africans are warming to the idea of becoming entrepreneurs. Are these wealth creators creatures of learning or of instinct? ...

    • Man of many talents 

      Blaine, Sue (2010-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Professor John Powell from Cardiff is no stranger to South Africa. SUE BLAINE speaks to University of Stellenbosch Business School director-to-be about his varied interests.

    • Man of many talents 

      Blaine, Sue (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), 2010-04)
      Professor John Powell from Cardiff is no stranger to South Africa. SUE BLAINE speaks to University of Stellenbosch Business School director-to-be about his varied interests.

    • Man van vele talente 

      Blaine, Sue (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch business School (USB), 2010-04)
      Professor John Powell is g’n vreemdeling in Suid- Afrika nie. SUE BLAINE gesels met die Universiteit van Stellenbosch Bestuurskool se nuwe direkteur oor al sy belangstellings.

    • The management consulting industry in South Africa : a strategic assessment 

      Oosthuizen, Hein (2003-04)
      The Management Consulting Industry (MCI) is considered to be one of the most powerful forces shaping organizational strategy. However, from its major growth phase during the late 1980s into the 1990s, and until the present ...

    • Management muscle 

      Landman, Frik (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: How do we grow Africa? Where will our resources have the greatest impact? Frik Landman, CEO of USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED), explores the role of management training in Africa.

    • Managing portfolio managers : the impacts of market concentration, cross-sectional return dispersion and restrictions on short sales 

      Raubenheimer, Heidi (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
      The impacts on the active management of investment portfolios of a) market concentration, b) cross-sectional return dispersion and c) restrictions on short sales are explored in this thesis. The context is the fund sponsor’s ...

    • Matabane Secondary Agricultural Co-operative : challenges and opportunities in sustaining enterprise development 

      Makhuvha, Musiwalo Jeremiah (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In the 19th century, farming in South Africa included vibrant small scale farms that were market responsive and competitive. Legislation enacted in the early 20th century adversely affected these farmers ...

    • Materialism and indebtedness of low income consumers : a survey based on South Africa's leading catalogue retailer 

      Jacobs, Glenda (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In the realm of consumer behaviour research, discussions regarding materialism – commonly defined as the desire to consume – indebtedness and low-income consumerism have become almost unavoidable. This ...

    • MBA : more than just a career enhancement 

      Makholwa, Andile (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: An MBA is often seen as essential for aspirant managers to boost their chances of climbing the corporate ladder and as a solid foundation for those intent on going solo. However, there is a growing ...