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Exploring the intellectual capital contribution to company performance in South Africa.
Since returning from virtual obscurity following the demise of apartheid in 1994, South Africa has endured eight years of aggressive transition across nearly all aspects of its social, political and economic infrastructure. ...
Developing a research policy model for the South African local government health sector : a case study at the Ethekwini Municipality.
In South Africa there is an abundance of research studies available for policy development but few of the results have contributed to policy development, despite a seemingly-receptive new political environment. This ...
Export promotion for small and medium sized enterprises in Eritrea with focus on information provision, financing and network of main factors.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the export promotion services of Eritrea according to the theories presented in chapter two and come up with recommendation suitable to the Eritrean case. It was found that national ...
The effective management of social change in the South African pharmaceutical industry.
The purpose of the study was to find causality for poor social change in the pharmaceutical industry in South Africa. Top, middle, and lower-level management respondents, including the CEOs, were studied in 11 pharmaceutical ...
An assessment of the effectiveness and efficiency of the strategic and operational management of the Makana Municipality, Grahamstown : a total quality management and business excellence approach.
In South Africa, companies and organisations are now operating within the global marketplace. Various authors writing on organisational effectiveness state that, in the last decade, many organizations have come to ...
The effect of organisational differences in ownership, control and structure on employee perceptions of participation and empowerment : an analysis of these phenomena in relation to the operational costs of two labour intensive South African companies.
This study investigates the relationships between ownership, control, organisational structure and company operational costs. The workers’ perceptions of participation (financial and decision-making) and empowerment are ...
An investigation into the mortality rate of small businesses, with particular reference to fuel retailers within the Republic of South Africa.
The impact of change and transformation on small businesses has compelled them to face a multitude of new challenges. The successful application of the selected strategies depends largely on an understanding of the ...
"A critical assessment of the impact of interventions to stimulate the establishment and growth rates of SMEs in the formal sector in KwaZulu-Natal,
South Africa is a country in a state of flux. It has many problems
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 ...
Developing a mentorship tool to improve work performance.
The purpose of the study was to find out if there is a mentorship tool available to guide mentorship after merger; determine effective mentoring techniques for improving work performance; and develop an appropriate ...