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A systems approach to strategic processes.
In the 1970's Kotter wrote an article, Why "Wasting" Time Is More Important Than Ever, in which he described the average manager's day. However, what he described, and what many management texts described was contrastingly ...
Exploring the design and development of the real value (RV) methodology : a value-based business development leadership metrics system.
The dissertation explores and explains the design and development of the researcher's Real Value© methodology, through participative action research. The action research (participative exploratory research) was undertaken ...
Managing a business turnaround at a textile manufacturing company : a case study approach.
This study explores how a business turnaround was managed successfully at a firm within the textile manufacturing industry. The internal problems/ limitations and external challenges that the firm faced during its business ...
Evaluation of an organisational change intervention in the energy services industry.
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An empirical study of the effects of organisational climate on change management.
This study will attempt to determine whether and how change management impacts upon employees' perceptions of organisational climate. This is particularly relevant in the South African environment where, due to many years ...
Resistance to technological change within a manufacturing context.
Despite the predominantly negative perception that resistance adversely affects a change process, understanding it may be used to successfully implement many changes in organisations. This qualitative study identified ...
Exploring the effect of strategic change on the research incentive reward system.
Effective change requires that we understand the way the current situation works and that we are clear about how we want the new one to be different. The University of Natal has maintained a position in the middle rank of ...
The change management approach at BP Southern Africa Pty (Ltd) : a case study
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the extent to which BP Southern Africa Pty (Ltd) adhered or differed to the theory and principles of Change Management. The study used a case study method to explore the key question ...
An evaluation, investigation and recording of the design and implementation of the cost-based tariff design training programme to align Eskom distribution for EDI restructuring.
The South African Electricity Supply Industry (ESI) has been, over much of the last century, dominated by Eskom, a large and powerful state-owned, vertically-integrated monopoly. It produces 97 % of the electricity generated ...