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  • Roberts, Michelle (2011-06-09)
    Academic entrepreneurship in biotechnology is a potential source of economic growth and human development for South Africa. The research undertaken here sought to investigate the factors that support or impede such ...
  • Bam, Noluntu Nellisa (2014-01-14)
    During the 1990s, South Africa experienced the failure of the Masterbond group of companies which attracted approximately a billion rand by promising investors secured investment in the form of debentures. A public outcry ...
  • KALI, MTUNASE HARGREAVES (2011-05-05)
    Notwithstanding growth on transfer payments allocated to Section 21 schools over the last five years, the SGBs are riddled with weak controls, financial mismanagement and poor accountability for such resources. The ...
  • Meyer, Tshepo (2012-09-10)
    The aim of this study is to investigate the financial bootstrapping techniques used by unfunded SMEs in South Africa. Qualitative research was conducted to look at the challenges that entrepreneurs face in their attempt ...
  • Josef, Avichay (2011-03-17)
    The purpose of this research was to identify factors which influence the decision to use financial derivatives in the South African mining industry and then to establish their importance to the industry. The research ...
  • Milambo, Oliver (2012-10-08)
    Crude oil is, without doubt, the most important physical commodity as it provides mankind the energy for transportation, industrial and residential use. As a result, it is not surprising that crude oil is the world’s ...
  • MONAMA, KOKO (2011-05-19)
    South Africa is characterized by high levels of illiteracy in general as well as high levels of financial literacy in particular. The lack of financial literacy, among other things, results in people (especially the poor) ...
  • NGWENYA, MAPULE MAGDELINE (2011-06-02)
    The South African Schools Act, Act 84 of 1996, states that the school principals are responsible for managing personnel and finance and should therefore plan, control and budget properly (Section 3). S/He is responsible ...
  • Madikane, Thandekile (2014-01-20)
    South Africa is characterised by low levels of household savings, with households preferring to divert surplus cash to life’s luxuries. Low levels of household savings in South Africa are due in part to the country having ...
  • Antrobus, Francis (2011-03-10)
    As local legislation and market saturation curtail their growth and profitability, South Africa financial services companies are looking for new markets in Sub Saharan Africa at an astounding rate. This research looks at ...
  • Dominick, Marilyn (2011-04-18)
    The study assessed the extent to which Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Tanzania utilise debt financing to finance their operations and identified the factors affecting the utilisation of debt financing. This study ...
  • Owino, Jean Okolla (2011-04-19)
    When the Kenyan government abolished primary school fees in 2003, it was hoped that low enrolment and high dropout rates would be reversed. However, soon after its introduction, the classrooms were overflowing with new ...
  • MAMPANE, THABANG CHARLOTTE (2011-05-16)
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  • Essop, Zahir (2013-10-10)
    In line with the Pay-for-Performance model and agency theory this study examines whether executive compensation is reflective of firm performance in South Africa. South Africa presents a unique institutional context. It ...
  • Welham, Juliette Renate (2011-06-24)
    Investment analysts have long been preoccupied with the idea of predicting future returns based on historic share price performance or company values. To this end, Fama and French (1992) found in their acclaimed study ...
  • Eichstädt, Stephen Timothy (2011-04-06)
    The alignment of first-line supervisor competencies with the company strategy is critical for the first line supervisor to assist in making South African companies globally competitive. The purpose of the report was to ...
  • Jambo, Hellen Nancy (2011-04-18)
    This study carried out an analysis of the Malawi fiscal policy pro poor spending between 2004 and 2008 in relation to poverty reduction. The focus of the research was to investigate how much the three social pillars that ...
  • Frank, Natalie (2011-11-22)
    Intangible assets are becoming an increasing portion of the value of organisations. Consequently, to grow Shareholder Value, management need to focus on building intangible assets, rather than a concentration on tangibles. ...
  • Wambugu, Lydia W. (2011-06-24)
    This exploratory qualitative research systematically analyses the coping experiences of a group of refugee women from Burundi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), rsiding in the western Tanzanian region ...
  • Mungur, Prakash (2011-05-30)
    The research problem consisted of unveiling the current forecasting practices in terms of techniques, processes, resources/functions in the manufacturing sector in Mauritius. The methodology consisted of sending a ...

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