Browsing Research Articles (Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)) by Title

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  • Thaver, Kuben; Ward, Mike (Bureau for Economic Research and the Graduate School of Business, University of Stellenbosch, 2011)
    This research examines the volume traded in shares included in the JSE All Share Index for the period 1 January 2000 to 24 June 2009, to determine if this measure can be used as an indicator of potential insider trading, ...
  • Little, Grant Stephen; Maxwell, Tudor; Sutherland, Margaret Mary (Juta, 2007-12)
    One of the responses to the threat of global warming is the Kyoto Protocol and the associated Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to reduce greenhouse gases. South Africa is an ideal country for the implementation of industrial ...
  • Muller, C.; Ward, Mike (Investment Analysts Society of Southern Africa, 2011-11)
    Fund managers earn a portion of their fees by out-performing a benchmark, typically an index. To out-perform, they may leverage the fund or engage in scrip lending, but usually they “stock-pick”, taking positions in the ...
  • Barnard, Helena; Cuervo-Cazurra, Alvaro; Manning, Stephan (Cambridge University Press, 2017-09)
    Africa is an increasingly important business context, yet we still know very little about it. We review the challenges and opportunities that firms in Africa face and propose that these can serve as the basis for extending ...
  • Tobin, Peter K.J. (University of Johannesburg, Department of Business Management, 2007)
    PURPOSE: The aim of this paper is to report on research into the status of information and communication technology in use at members of the Association of African Business Schools (AABS). DESIGN / METHODOLOGY / APPROACH: ...
  • Saville, Adrian; Bader, Maureen; Spindler, Zane (Blackwell, 2005-12)
    Since the early 1900s central banking has developed into the most widely adopted monetary regime by sovereign states. Yet, there is a broad raft of evidence which shows that central banking systems have been less successful ...
  • Krecek, R.C.; Tobin, Peter K.J. (South African Veterinary Association, 2004-03)
    The changing role of veterinarians in the global market is a current topic of debate and discussion. Few countries including South Africa have formally examined the changing dynamics of this profession. Therefore, the ...
  • Van Wyk, Rene; Adonisi, Mandla (Association for Professional Managers in South Africa, 2012)
    Businesses should strive to identify and nurture internal organisational factors that cultivate a dynamic entrepreneurial culture. This paper scrutinizes the contribution of the internal organisational factors, measured ...
  • Stirling, Lauren; Wilson-Prangley, Anthony; Hamilton, Gillian; Olivier, Johan (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2016)
    Firms face increasing societal pressures to act responsibly towards stakeholders, and community engagement is a key element of this response. While Bowen, Newenham-Kahindi and Herremans (2010) have found that community ...
  • Nienaber, Hester (Emerald, 2007)
    Design/methodology/approach – This is achieved by firstly, providing a concise summary of the classical management theory. This is followed by a presentation of selected dimensions of South Africa's economic, social and ...
  • Golele, Nyiko S.; Mautjana, Madimetja Human; Makombe, Godswill (South African Association for Public Administration and Management, 2018-06)
    The South African land reform programme is implemented to redress land ownership patterns that resulted from Apartheid discriminatory laws. Whites expropriated land from Africans and, by so doing, usurped their livelihoods. ...
  • Mishan, Marise Sheevah; Prangley, Anthony (Routledge, 2014)
    There is significant financial pressure on the performing arts sector in South Africa. Demand for the performing arts sector needs to grow if this is to change. This requires inter-organisational collaboration. This study ...
  • Chen, Jeff Y-J.; Urban, Boris (International Foundation for Research and Development, 2018-10)
    Traditionally, theories of innovation and entrepreneurship have concentrated on either environmental or dispositional variables to explain different rates and levels in entrepreneurial activity. However, these theories ...
  • Scheepers, Caren Brenda; Elstob, Sarah (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2016-07-29)
    ORIENTATION : Beneficiary contact moderates the relationship between authentic leadership and work engagement. RESEARCH PURPOSE : The objective of this study was to examine the moderating effect of the breadth, depth ...
  • Taljaard, Cobus C.H.; Ward, Mike; Muller, Chris J. (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2015)
    Directors need to guide and govern companies on behalf of and for the benefit of shareholders and stakeholders. However questions remain as to whether boards with higher levels of diversity amongst directors are better ...
  • Ford, Richard; Price, Gavin; Hofmeyr, Karl; Chiba, Manoj (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2018-03-20)
    ORIENTATION : It is a widely held belief that attractive people generally experience an easier life and that the door to success is opened by perfect bone structure and a sparkling smile. However, attractiveness might ...
  • Berndt, Adele; Petzer, Daniël Johannes; Mostert, P.G. (Pierre) (Emerald, 2019)
    PURPOSE : The purpose of this paper is to gain insight into brand avoidance of service brands and explore whether the different types of brand avoidance identified in a product context apply to service providers. DESIGN ...
  • Saville, Adrian; White, Lyal (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2016)
    A wealth of literature dealing with trade liberalisation, capital market liberalisation, labour mobility and related issues concerning globalisation asserts that economies that are more integrated with the global economy ...
  • Chipp, Kerry; Chohan, Raeesah; Ferreira, Caitlin; Ringas, Astrid (Emerald, 2016-01)
    PURPOSE : The purpose of this paper is to reflect on the impact of editorial policy towards being both inclusive and international on the quantitative metrics of the journal. DESIGN / METHODOLOGY / APPROACH : A bibliometric ...
  • Kleyn, Nicola; Abratt, Russell; Chipp, Kerry; Goldman, Michael Maurice (University of California Press, 2012)
    The building of Corporate Ethical Identity, a process referred to as “ethicalization,” is an important strategic imperative and represents an integral part of a firm’s attempts to build a strong corporate identity across ...