Browsing University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) by Title

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    • 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 ...

    • Relationships that can bear fruit 

      Smuts, Annelie; Loubser, Stephanus (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-02)
      Can a new model of supplying fruit to the export market nourish competitiveness and help ensure the long-term survival of South Africa’s deciduous fruit industry? Research conducted at the University of Stellenbosch ...


    • Reviews and papers read at 15th EDAMBA summer academy 

      Brown, W.; Le Roux, L.; Cruywagen, M. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2006)

    • The right leader for the right time 

      Van der Erve, Marc (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2007-08)

    • The rise of multiple intelligences 

      De Vries, Florence (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2010)
      The recent economic recession is forcing business leaders to develop competencies other than those related to looking after the balance sheet. Leaders need to understand the complex beings they employ, writes FLORENCE DE VRIES.

    • The role and influence of wine awards as perceived by the South African wine consumers 

      Herbst, F. J.; Von Armin, Christiane (AOSIS Publishing, 2009-12)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine whether, in the mind of the consumer, wine awards do indeed play a significant role in influencing consumer choices. Initially, a literature review was conducted to establish ...

    • Row, row the research boat 

      Smith, Carin (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2010)
      Industry needs solutions to its problems; business schools have the means to research them. CARIN SMITH investigated and found all parties more than ready to head for the water and row this boat together.

    • Savings culture for the black middle class in South Africa 

      Cronje, Mark; Roux, Andre (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2010)

    • Single manager hedge funds - aspects of classification and diversification 

      Bohlandt, Florian Martin (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
      A persistent problem for hedge fund researchers presents itself in the form of inconsistent and diverse style classifications within and across database providers. For this paper, single-manager hedge funds from the Hedge ...

    • Sit die werk in netwerk 

      Smith, Cherice (2014-10)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Sakeghoeroes meen dat om te netwerk ’n absolute noodsaaklikheid vir loopbaanblootstelling en sukses geword het. Maar hoe moet ’n mens te werke gaan om te netwerk? Hoe kan netwerke gebruik word vir ...

    • Sky-high ambition 

      Smith, Cherice (2013-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Since a young age, USB MBA graduate Nombeko Mbava has looked at the bigger picture, seeing where and how she can contribute to the future. Now, working for the South African National Space Agency, she ...

    • Small enterprise development in South Africa : an exploration of the constraints and job creation potential 

      Mthimkhulu, Alfred Mbekezeli (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis, presented in six thematic chapters, investigates an approach for promoting the growth of small businesses in South Africa. Chapter 1 motivates the thesis by discussing the contested role of ...

    • So moet 'n mens leer! 

      Marais, Jana (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008-02)
      Bestuurskole wêreldwyd bevraagteken die tradisionele benadering tot leer. JANA MARAIS het gaan uitvra oor ideale (dalk utopiese) maniere van leer oor leierskap.

    • Some culture shock therapy, please! 

      Mgayi, Bongani (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2010)

    • Some perspectives on planning for retirement 

      Krige, J. D. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-04)
      This paper explores two themes related to the financial aspects of retirement – real-age adjusted life expectancy and the financial survival probability of living annuitants. The first theme focuses on the development ...

    • Sonsopkoms 

      Peyper, Liesl (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2007-08)
      In ’n era waar die gedrukte media se verkope wêreldwyd afneem, is daar in Suid-Afrika ’n dagblad wat die teendeel ervaar. LIESL PEYPER het gaan aanklop by Fergus Sampson, ’n alumnus van die USB wat agter Daily Sun se ...

    • The state of water in South Africa - are we heading for a crisis? 

      Haldenwang, B. B. (Strategy Insight: Natural Environment, 2009-04)
      The state of water in South Africa has been the subject of widespread public discussions over the past couple of months. Questions asked include: Is SA heading for a water crisis? Does SA have sufficient freshwater resources ...