Now showing items 1-10 of 756
Integrated employee participation schemes in the South African gold-mining industry : a study of their effects and dynamics.
This research study is concerned with the effects and dynamics of 'integrated' schemes of employee participation, where workers are involved in both work-related decision-making, and also share in the profits of their ...
The determinants of capital structure from a managerial perspective.
This study ascertains financing behavior and Capital Structure determinants of a leading Jamaican corporation, Grace Kennedy Limited (GKL) in order to establish the extent to which the company follows the Static Trade-off ...
Optimism for property owners in the central business district of Durban.
The aim of this thesis is to identify and recommend strategies for the Teachers Centre and to enable it to "reinvent itself in a stagnant and declining market." The thesis commences with a discussion of the literature and ...
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 ...
Returning to profitability through strategic management : company case study.
Over half of the respondents indicated that they had benefited from the introduction of strategic management at Saybrook. The benefits of strategic management at Saybrook were mainly increased sales and the saving of ...
Selected black managers' perceptions of the retention effectiveness of a senior management development programme : a case study.
This study looks at what Sasol must do to retain senior black managers. The findings of this study are based on the perspectives of a group of black professionals who went through a two year program referred to as Sasol's ...
An exploratory study on post-merger performance and accrual of benefits in the Wayne Rubber merger.
No abstract available.
Strategy : the impact of Mortage Originators in South Africa.
This research investigated the impact of Mortgage Originators on the South African financial industry. Mortgage Originators, although an established industry in most western countries is a relatively new concept to South ...
An exploratory study of ergonomic work practices in selected small manufacturing engineers.
Many organizations are using ergonomic principles and its applications to improve and optimize the current levels of productivity, safety and health. This can be achieved by carefully examining the current management and ...
An evaluation of the development of a cash management system.
Information systems and information technologies are the fastest growing industries in developed and developing countries. However, " ... studies repeatedly point out that 30 to 45% of systems projects fail prior to ...