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    • 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 ...

    • MBA = mobiliteit? 

      Matthee, Amanda (2010-10)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Is dit vir mense met ’n meestersgraad soos ’n MBA makliker om van werk te verander? Maak dit regtig nuwe deure oop? AMANDA MATTHEE het gaan rondvra.

    • MBA research project: barrier or benefit 

      Morrison, John (2013-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Is it still necessary to do a research project as part of the MBA? Dr John Morrison, lecturer in Research Methodology and senior researcher at USB, takes a closer look.

    • MBA-navorsingsprojek: vanggat of voordeel 

      Morrison, John (2013-10)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Is dit steeds nodig om ’n navorsingsprojek as deel van die MBA te doen? Dr John Morrison, ’n dosent in Navorsingsmetodologie en senior navorser by die USB, bekyk dit van nader.

    • The meaningfulness of coaching during organisational change 

      Chowthee, Nishi Lalmanie (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
      On 1 April 2011, Vodacom (Pty) Ltd. underwent major transformation, which resulted in changes to the organisation's purpose, vision, strategies and culture. In changing to a purpose-based organisation and its commitment ...

    • Measuring the barriers to investment in emerging economies : the case of some African countries 

      Korutaro, Birungi (2010-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This dissertation is made up of stand-alone essays on the determinants of the investment climate in emerging market economies. Chapter One presents the purpose of this study, the significance of the ...

    • Memories and moments of the USBs first decade 

      Wyngaard, Heindrich (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The USB will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2014. In the run up to next year, Heindrich Wyngaard has asked some of the USB’s alumni to share memories of the first 10 years of the School’s existence. ...

    • Mense moet werk as gelykes 

      Retief, Hanlie (2012-04)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: USB-alumnus Francois Groepe deel sy gedagtes oor die tydgees van die sakeomgewing en sy nuwe rol in die Reserwebank met HANLIE RETIEF.

    • Methods of financing universities with special reference to formula finding in South Africa 

      Melck, Antony Patrick (1982-12)
      The subject discussed in this dissertation is that of how universities should best be financed. This appears, prima facie, to be a readily solvable question, but is in fact one that contains innumerable disguised difficulties. ...