• Best of both worlds 

      Smith, Cherice (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      USB MBA alumnus Lebo Thagane works in two very different career fields – human resources for a corporate company and wine marketing for her family’s business.
    • Better talent, better results 

      Burger, Karin (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Human resources is no longer just a staff department that makes sure people get appointed and paid. It has become a strategic business partner that emphasises talent management. Experts share the importance ...
    • Getting Africa to flouris 

      Smith, Cherice (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Africa has vast resources, but the continent’s economy struggles to prosper. Is this because of a lack of knowledge, leadership and management skills? Cherice Smith speaks to African business experts about ...
    • Helping small businesses to grow 

      Smith, Cherice (2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The USB launched its Small Business Academy (SBA) in May 2012. The first cohort of 23 participants from Khayelitsha, Cape Town, started with their business development programme in March 2013.
    • An index approach to property mortgage security valuations 

      Mothole, Kgopotso; Smith, Johan du P (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: To comply with the requirements of Basel II, banks frequently need to assess the market values of properties secured by mortgages. Can they rely on an indexbased approach to value property?
    • Management muscle 

      Landman, Frik (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: How do we grow Africa? Where will our resources have the greatest impact? Frik Landman, CEO of USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED), explores the role of management training in Africa.
    • MBA : more than just a career enhancement 

      Makholwa, Andile (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: An MBA is often seen as essential for aspirant managers to boost their chances of climbing the corporate ladder and as a solid foundation for those intent on going solo. However, there is a growing ...
    • Memories and moments of the USBs first decade 

      Wyngaard, Heindrich (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The USB will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2014. In the run up to next year, Heindrich Wyngaard has asked some of the USB’s alumni to share memories of the first 10 years of the School’s existence. ...
    • New horisons 

      Smith, Cherice (2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: He was the first black editor of Die Burger newspaper, chairperson of the South African National Editors’ Forum and recipient of the sought-after Nieman Fellowship to study at Harvard University. These ...
    • New horizons 

      Smith, Cherice (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: He was the first black editor of Die Burger newspaper, chairperson of the South African National Editors’ Forum and recipient of the sought-after Nieman Fellowship to study at Harvard University. These ...
    • 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, ...
    • Turning to the crowd for solutions 

      Wyngaard, Heindrich (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch UniversityStellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2013-06)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Also called fansourcing, crowdcasting or mass collaboration, crowdsourcing draws on the collective intelligence of many people to come up with an idea or solution – often for free or at a fraction of the ...
    • Vra die skare vir oplossings 

      Wyngaard, Heindrich (2013-04)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Crowdsourcing, wat ook fansourcing, crowdcasting of mass collaboration genoem word, maak gebruik van die gemeenskaplike intelligensie van ’n klomp mense om met ’n idee of oplossing vorendag te kom – ...