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  • Tordiffe, Warrick Hayden Wolferstan (2014-01-08)
    The future nature of work in South Africa is uncertain. This study attempts to establish whether the five forces that will shape the world over the next few decades, as identified by Lynda Gratton (2011) namely: ...
  • Doyer, Karen (2011-04-05)
    Business practitioners in South Africa are moving away from competition based on tangible factors and are searching for ways to improve their business performance by developing the intangible factors of business that define ...
  • Sompondo, Yolanda Lungelwa (2013-10-04)
    Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is said to have spill over effects such as skills transfer and employment creation. In 2011, FDI inflows into South Africa declined to -0.12% of GDP and 43.6% less in the first quarter of ...
  • Ferreira, Nelson Ramos (2014-02-19)
    The purpose of this research is to examine the perceptions of the role of incentives schemes on estate agents’ prospecting behaviour in a South African real estate agency. More specifically the research will investigate ...
  • Tredoux, Paul Fox (2014-01-14)
    Online tourism is a rapidly growing feature of one of the largest global industries. The purpose of the study was to investigate perceptions regarding the impact of the Internet on the tourism industry, and specifically ...
  • Nair, Kubendran (2012-10-04)
    The future direction of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in South Africa is uncertain. The literature shows divided views between CSR staying and CSR fading. The literature on the future of CSR is limited with the ...
  • Gaithi, Lucy Muthoni (2011-05-05)
    South Africa has since the end of apartheid struggled with the issue of poor public sector performance. Performance contracting for public servants, introduced to improve the public sector’s performance, has not borne ...
  • Dziruni, Beaula (2014-07-31)
    Abstract Family business is the dominant form of business enterprise in the world. Included amoungst family businesses are some of the world’s largest and oldest businesses which operate in many countries and are common ...
  • Stuurman, Lulamile David (2014-01-08)
    During the past 15 years of democracy in South Africa, the government has embarked on the transformation of the public service, adopted the New Public Management (NPM) approach, whilst streamlining the ever-existing ...
  • Ntombela, Moiloa Harry (2011-06-06)
    An efficient public sector is an essential element to unleash the full potential of any economy, and in creating a progressive society. Since 1994, major reforms in the South African public sector have brought about a new ...
  • McLaren, Grant McLaren (2011-05-13)
    Previous research has reached no consensus on the performance of brokerage firms’ stock recommendations. This study evaluates whether brokerage firms’ stock recommendations have investment value, and whether individual ...
  • Surtee, Yaseen (2012-01-17)
    Modern portfolio theory dates back to the work of Markowitz (1952), when he first introduced the concept of efficient portfolio selection, suggesting that there is only one combination of shares that would maximise an ...
  • Sin, Johnny Chong Chap (2011-03-28)
    Practitioners on the stock exchange have claimed that low price earnings (P/E) ratio stocks are generally bargains and do better than the stocks with high P/E ratios. This effect is usually known as the P/E ratio ...
  • Harms, Philip (2011-04-13)
    The performance of the Yield Enhanced Security (YES) and the Yield Enhanced Security Plus (Yes-Plus) offered in South Africa by Standard Corporate and Merchant Bank was modelled over a ten-year period. Through combinations ...
  • Kubelo, Mpho R. (2014-02-17)
    A number of studies have been published to indicate that markets are not always efficient. Amongst these studies is a study that was conducted on the JSE Industrial companies using data for the period between January 1985 ...
  • Ramdhani, Aviraag Nareenchand (2014-08-01)
    ABSTRACT Previously, value and momentum investing strategies were widely used investment strategies by investment managers around the world. However, due to the global economic crisis that occurred in 2008, investors ...
  • Brand, Rian (2012-12-04)
    Since the 1980s, behavioural finance has chipped away at the efficient market hypothesis by pointing out several anomalies, such as market overreaction. The efficient market hypothesis predicts that once an anomaly has ...
  • Mupaya, Knox (2012-11-14)
    High unemployment levels plague South Africa and entrepreneurship is pivotal in addressing this problem. This study seeks to ascertain what the personality traits are for online entrepreneurs and permits to conclude whether ...
  • Dohmen, Tammy (2011-04-05)
    The contracting of consultancies to lead the implementation of many organisational change projects in the South African public sector has not always led to the successful implementation of these projects. Seeing as the ...
  • MURANGIRA, SHEMA IDA (2011-06-15)
    The provision of housing as per the Housing policy in Rwanda does not effectively address the needs of low-income earners. The purpose of this study is to identify whether there an evidence-informed policy framework can ...

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