2012 December - USB Agenda Magazine

 

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  • African wisdom at work 

    Mgayi, Bongani (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2012-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Bongani Mgayi takes a look at African wisdom. Does it add value in the workplace? Must special provision be made for it?

  • Africa and project management hurdle 

    Leuvennink, Jaco (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2012-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: South Africa is planning infrastructure projects worth thousands of billions of rand while it is widely accepted that Africa needs an infrastructure boom period of a decade or so to realise its ...

  • What is the best way to predict financial distress of companies 

    Muller, G. H.; Steyn-Bruwer, B. W.; Hamman, W. D. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2012-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Predicting distress is essential for investors or lending institutions who wish to protect their financial investments. Which predictive techniques work best?

  • Change is too slow a coming 

    Haw, Penny (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2012-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: That the pace of transformation in South Africa – in business, in particular – is too slow is widely accepted. What is not clear is exactly why this is so. Recent research, however, sheds new light on ...

  • Moving up 

    Smith, Cherice (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2012-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: At the age of 34, Franco Feris reached his dream of becoming a CEO when he took up the position of chief executive officer of Santam Namibia Limited in Windhoek. He tells Cherice Smith about his new ...

  • 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 ...

  • Die groot 50 wink 

    Smith, Cherice (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2012-12)
    AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Die USB herdenk sy 50ste bestaansjaar in 2014 en vra insette van alumni om ’n volledige prentjie van die bestuurskool se geskiedenis te help skep.

  • Negatiewe kennis 

    Powell, John (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2012-12)
    AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Ons is geneig om oor kennis te dink as ’n bate, ’n Goeie Ding. Hoe meer kennis, hoe beter – behalwe dat ek pas tot die besef gekom het my veronderstellings is verkeerd. Ons moet soms ook kennis vernietig.

  • Die USB kry die Triple Crown 

    Matthee, Amanda (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2012-12)
    Die Universiteit van Stellenbosch Bestuurskool het in November 2012 AACSB-akkreditasie verwerf en die eerste bestuurskool van ’n universiteit in Afrika geword om al drie internasionale akkreditasies te verkry. Wat beteken ...