Browsing University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) by Title

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    • Savings culture for the black middle class in South Africa 

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

    • The scope for private sector involvement in infrastructure development and finance in South Africa 

      Barnard, Nico (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      The aim of the study is to provide a framework for effective private sector participation in infrastructure development and finance, not to provide a rigid structure to guide the participation. Thus the framework is a ...

    • 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 and medium scale enterprises development in Nigeria : constraints and policy options 

      Ekwem, Ijeoma (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
      This study was undertaken to find out how the SME sector in Nigeria has developed over time and to what extent it has performed its critical role of driving the country’s industrial transformation and development as it has ...

    • Small business support in Namibia's Erongo region 

      Guriras, Christella Waltrudie (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In Namibia the small business sector is seen to play a very important role in the creation of jobs and the growth of the economy. At the same time small enterprises face a wide range of problems, which ...

    • 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 ...

    • Smallholder farmers in Ekurhuleni : the challenges and constraints of access to agricultural markets 

      Raphela, Maropeng Gilmore Matthias (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: There is substantial evidence supported by literature that many smallholder farmers can benefit from agricultural markets and commercialisation. This research examines the challenges and constraints ...

    • 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.

    • Solid waste management (SWM) in Johannesburg : alternative futures 

      Chisadza, Charity-Ann (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Johannesburg generates in excess of 1 500 000 tonnes of general waste annually and has on average 10 years’ lifespan remaining on its four landfill sites. As a signatory to the Polokwane Declaration, ...

    • 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 ...

    • Stakeholder experiences of the Ilima trust's coaching and mentoring of women small- and medium- enterprise owners 

      Van Niekerk, G. D. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
      Low economic growth, high unemployment and debilitating poverty pose a major threat to the social fabric of South Africa. Entrepreneurship and the establishment of small businesses play a key role in stimulating the South ...

    • Stakeholders' perceptions on the factors constraining electricity generation by the local private sector in Tanzania : a review of financiers and investors 

      Chikowero, Joshua (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
      The provision of infrastructure in developing countries is traditionally a preserve of government discharged through state-owned monopolies. This arrangement enables the government to charge tariffs below cost recovery as ...

    • 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 ...

    • Steyn Heckroodt: strategiekenner, denkleier, leermeester 

      Smith, Cherice (2014-10)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Die USB MBA- en PhD-alumnus dr Steyn Heckroodt het ’n groot jaar agter die rug. Hy het in 2013 sy boek oor strategiese insigte bekendgestel en hy is as buitengewone senior lektor by die USB aangestel. ...

    • Steyn Heckroodt: strategy expert, thought leader, teacher 

      Smith, Cherice (2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The USB MBA and PhD alumnus Dr Steyn Heckroodt had a big year in 2013. He launched his book on strategic insights and he was appointed as senior lecturer extraordinaire at USB. He also lectures at USB’s ...

    • Stock market development and economic growth in South Africa 

      Chonjo, Anna Reginald (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : The link between stock market development and economic growth in countries has been quite topical over the years from both academic and policymaking realms. The primary objective of this study is to examine ...