Browsing University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) by Title

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    • 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    • The present is so out of date 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, ...

    • Privaatbanke : nie meer net vir konings 

      Peyper, Liesl (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2007-02)
      Private banks no longer only serve bored aristocrats and royalty – the world’s instant millionaires and nouveau riche are also in their sights. For a number of reasons many South Africans are considerably richer than ...

    • The productive use of free time : the utilisation of deterministic maintenance opportunity windows due to excess capacity in large coupled production lines with finite buffers 

      Durandt, Casper (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch UniversityStellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Engineering design rules for large serial coupled production processes result in excess capacity and redundancy being built into production lines. The V-profile engineering design rule is applied to protect ...

    • Profetiese of profyt-waarskuwings 

      Malan, Daniel (2014-04)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Wat is die tendense vir ekonomiese groei in 2014? Kan Groot Ondernemings die huidige uitdagings op hul eie aanpak? Daniel Malan, direkteur van die Sentrum vir Korporatiewe Bestuurstoesig in Afrika ...

    • The project mindset : a streamlined corporate culture will make matrix project management fly 

      Morrison, John; Brown, Chris; Smit, Eon (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business SchoolStellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School., 2007-08)
      Setting up a project management capability in an organisation is not a trivial exercise. The decision to implement project management means a substantial investment in new software tools, changes to your accounting ...

    • Prophet warnings 

      Malan, Daniel (2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: What are the trends for economic growth in 2014? Can Big Business address current challenges on its own? Daniel Malan, director of the Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa at the USB and a member ...

    • Publishing patterns at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology 

      Chiware, Elisha; Skelly, Lara (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : We report on the publishing and collaborative patterns of researchers in the applied sciences and engineering disciplines at a technological university in South Africa, Cape Peninsula University of ...

    • Putting the work into networking 

      Smith, Cherice (2014-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Business gurus claim that networking has become an absolute necessity for career exposure and success. But how should one go about networking? How can networks be leveraged for an optimal outcome? Cherice ...

    • Qualitative research : method in the madness? 

      Le Roux, L. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2005)
      This working paper is an attempt to provide a broad-strokes overview of qualitative research (QR): what it is, its purpose, the methods and techniques it uses, its units of analysis and the handling of data, how validity ...

    • Raising a crop of farmers 

      Duma, Moses; Thomas, Wolfgang (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-02)
      In the wake of the launch of Zimbabwe’s land-reform programmes and the subsequent deterioration of the formal farming industry, contract farming has emerged as a significant economic activity. It offers communal farmers ...

    • Reaping the rewards of risk 

      Long, Julia (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-02)
      South Africa needs more venture capitalists who brave risks by supporting new entrepreneurs with early-stage finance. In such uncharted territory failure is a possibility, but so are excellent returns

    • The relationship between external financial flows and economic growth in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) : the role of institutions 

      Mingiri, Kapingura Forget; Ikhide, S. I.; Tsegaye, A. (International Foundation for Research and Development, 2016-02)
      The study examined the relationship between external financial flows, domestic savings and economic growth in the SADC region for the period from 1980 to 2009 specifically looking at the role played by institutions. The ...