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Engineering skills shortage in Eskom : an analysis of the situation and an assessment of the impact of current and proposed interventions.
South Africa currently finds itself in a constrained environment. In order to alleviate this constraint, Eskom, the dominant (and state-owned) electricity supplier in South Africa has embarked on an electricity capacity ...
Assessing the redevelopment of the South African passenger transport system : the proposed Gautrain project.
The Gauteng Province is introducing another railway system in South Africa. It is an 80-kilometre Mass Rapid Transit railway system. It is hoped to offer commuters an alternative public transport in addition to the ...
The impact of Batho-Pele principles at King Edward VIII Hospital.
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The challenges and implications of corporate re-branding : a case study of amalgamated beverage industries (ABI).
This thesis aims to address the issues of corporate re-branding in the context of marketing strategy and general strategic management. The research for the thesis was conducted in Pietermaritzburg and the surrounding areas ...
Core competency analysis of a professional world class procurement practitioner, with specific reference to the Eskom Generation Division.
Purchasing and supply education and training are vital to the success of Eskom and most importantly to the survival and growth of the profession. In the last decade, the field of procurement has been faced with many changes ...
Strategic enactment : an interpretive approach to organisational strategy.
The purpose of this thesis is to explore the field of strategy by way of its historical trajectory and to consider the major branches that constitute this broad, but fragmented discipline. It is an interdisciplinary endeavour ...
A history of the South African textile industry : the pioneering phase, 1820-1948.
The aim of this thesis is to bring together scattered information about the South African textile industry in an endeavour to give its growth some semblance of order up to 1948. The thesis commences by looking at the early ...
Open ownership of pharmacies reduces the quality of pharmaceutical care for the consumer.
South Africa is currently grappling with amendments to a number of laws relating to the supply of drugs. One of these amendments removes the requirement that only a pharmacist may own an interest in a retail pharmacy. ...
Performance measurement in not-for-profit organisations : relative efficiency among South African public universities
This interdisciplinary thesis has two principal objectives: to measure the relative efficiency of South Africa's public universities between 1994-97 and to provide explanations for levels of efficiency observed. Two methods ...
Assessed losses : an investigation into the restrictions imposed on a taxpayer, prohibiting the utilisation of the relief from taxation arising from an assessed loss.
Section 20 of the Income Tax Act, No 58 of 1962 allows a taxpayer that has sustained an assessed loss to carry forward the balance of assessed loss and be set off against income earned in the future years. In addition, the ...