Browsing University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) by Title

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    • Oil price dynamics and the Nigerian banking industry profitability 

      Zaccheaus, Olusegun Dare (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : This research study evaluated the impact of oil price shocks on the banking sector profitability of an oil-dependent, bank-based developing economy of Nigeria. The study used an unbalanced panel dataset ...

    • Once an exile... 

      Sonn, Julian (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-02)
      There were those that championed freedom and made it through the struggle, but invariably at deep personal cost. USB’s PROF JULIAN SONN , one such, believes he can still contribute ...

    • Onhou jy nog? 

      Smith, Cherice (2014-04)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Vir sommige voel dit soos ’n leeftyd gelede, vir ander voel dit soos gister. Of dit nou 50, 30 of 20 jaar gelede was, almal is dit eens dat hulle hul tyd by die USB vir altyd sal onthou. MBA-alumni ...

    • Ontwikkel jouself, ontwikkel ander 

      Smith, Cherice (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2012-12)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Gretchen Arangies is ’n kenner van menslike hulpbronne. Ná die voltooiing van haar MBA aan die USB het haar loopbaan ’n opwindende nuwe rigting ingeslaan. Sy praat oor haar suksesse, passies en ...

    • The opportunities and challenges of promoting inclusive financial services through mobile money : the case of MTN mobile money in Uganda 

      Mitchell, Corin Sebastian (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
      Perhaps the African equivalent to the industrial revolution is the mobile revolution we’ve witnessed over the past decade. Specifically the innovation and extraordinary growth of mobile money, mobile technology platforms ...

    • Opportunity for electricity generation from discard coal at the Witbank Coalfields 

      Le Roux, Armand (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Coal export mines in the Mpumalanga Highveld region of South Africa generate growing volumes of discard coal estimated to be in excess of a billion tonnes. It presents a significant pollution hazard. ...

    • Optimising fruit production choices 

      Steenkamp, Matthys; Gevers, Wim (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2010)
      Mathematical modelling techniques show that choosing the right cultivar mix for deciduous fruit production units can drastically improve profitability.

    • Otwikkel saam kennis 

      Smith, Cherice (2013-10)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Leer in hoëronderwysinstansies het oor die jare ontwikkel van klaslesings tot gesamentlike leer waar studente by mekaar leer met die dosent as fasiliteerder. Cherice Smith het na die waarde van ...

    • An outcomes evaluation study of the South African clothing and textile workers union bursary programme 

      Gaidien, Gabeba (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
      In 1997, SACTWU established the SACTWU Educational Trust, which includes the SACTWU bursary programme in aid of tertiary education. In honour of the launch of the trust, the union released a statement, which clarifies the ...

    • Outside the norm 

      Ahmed, Sieraaj (2012-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Though only mid-way through her second-year as a part-time MBA student at the USB, Brigitte Roediger has been exchanging ideas on global platforms. She tells SIERAAJ AHMED how she makes the most of her ...

    • Partnerships between banks and government in the mobilisation of contractor finance : a case study 

      Mavhandu, Fulufhelo Bethuel (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
      Using a case study design, this study described the relationship between a government department and a commercial bank aimed at increasing access to finance by SMMEs and improve service delivery. The study examined whether ...

    • Passion versus profit 

      Leuvennink, Jaco (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2010)

    • Performance management : problems and possible solutions 

      Spangenberg, H. H. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 1994-06)
      In view of the fact that Performance Management has not consistently met expectations, a survey of potential problems was conducted among nine major South African organizations. The sample comprised 374 middle and senior ...

    • Planning and strategising during turbulence 

      Hichert, Tanja N. (Strategy Insights: Corporate Environment, 2009-07)
      The business landscape (organisations’ contextual environment) is characterised by turbulence which describes conditions which are uncertain, complex and volatile. Standard forecasting and planning tools as well as ...

    • The plight of working women ... : what plight? 

      Haw, Penny (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2009-02)
      Although reams of research are regularly churned out to support the plight of women in the workplace, women are – as PENNY HAW discovers – moving ahead regardless.

    • The poor need not always be with us 

      Sithole, Abel (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), 2010-04)
      Society becomes easily inured to poverty. Some may say that this is partly owing to a Biblical apologetic that the poor we will always have with us. Or it may be that, while the more affluent are aware that poverty ...

    • The power of persistense 

      Smith, Cherice (2014-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In a world of instant gratification, working on the same project for three or seven years or even longer can be challenging for some, while others simply get it done. What makes people stay the course? ...

    • The power of responsibility : integrative social contracts theory and the United Nations Global Compact 

      Malan, Daniel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The purpose of this sequential mixed methods study is to examine the application of Integrative Social Contracts Theory (ISCT) to the principles of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, with specific ...

    • The present is so out of date 

      Powell, John (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      There’s a lot of breast beating and self-examination going on in the South African business school community at the moment. The national authority for higher education is increasing the entry requirements for MBAs, ...