Food for Thought

The importance of ethical clearance in research

Obtaining ethical clearance before taking on a research project will increase the legitimacy of your...
Food for Thought

Why publication in an academic journal matters

The best way to give the public access to your research and to make a contribution to the scientific...
Insights

What are the success factors of small business owners in South Africa?

Worldwide, there is a growing interest in entrepreneurial businesses as people realise they need to ...
Features

The impact of food prices on the welfare of households in South Africa

What is the relationship between rising food prices and the welfare of households in South Africa? H...
Insights

The impact of social media on recruitment: Are you LinkedIn?

With many organisations vying for the same talent, it is important to use the correct methods to ide...
Insights

Black female actuaries: Born or made?

In 2016 there were 264 female actuaries in South Africa, constituting 23% of the actuarial professio...
Reports

The future of the Western Cape’s agriculture in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

His report, produced by the Western Cape’s Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) and the University of...
Reports

The Steinhoff Saga

The Steinhoff saga, possibly the biggest case of corporate fraud in South African business history, ...
Food for Thought
The importance of ethical clearance in research
Food for Thought
Why publication in an academic journal matters
Insights
What are the success factors of small business owners in South Africa?
Features
The impact of food prices on the welfare of households in South Africa
Insights
The impact of social media on recruitment: Are you LinkedIn?
Insights
Black female actuaries: Born or made?
Reports
The future of the Western Cape’s agriculture in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Reports
The Steinhoff Saga

Letter from the Editor

Stellenbosch Business School Professor

Prof Mias De Klerk

One of South Africa’s challenges is the failure of Eskom to ensure a consistent supply of electricity. That is why this edition focuses on infrastructure and economic growth…

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January – June 2019

Features

Jun 11

15 minutes to read

To what extent does infrastructure improve efficiency, lower the cost of doing business and attract a flow of lasting in...
Jun 11

20 minutes to read

What essential attributes and traits should the ideal sponsor of a megaproject have to help ensure the successful delive...
Jun 11

25 minutes to read

What are the drivers, inhibitors and future of co-operative financial institutions in South Africa? This Delphi-SWOT stu...
Jun 11

17 minutes to read

To understand the performance of agricultural cooperatives, we analysed the efficiency and profitability of 19 such coop...

January – June 2019

Insights

Jun 11

18 minutes to read

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us. What should SA organisations be doing to remain competitive and relevant in...
Jun 11

16 minutes to read

This article looks at brand engagement on social media platforms from a generally overlooked perspective: that of employ...
Jun 11

17 minutes to read

We wanted to understand whether men and women, or gender traits, best predicted differences in the importance placed on ...
Jun 11

18 minutes to read

Human behaviour is one of the weakest links in online security. But just how aware are South Africans of good password p...
Jun 11

12 minutes to read

Reflection is increasingly viewed as a key element in business-driven action learning. What is meant by reflective learn...

January – June 2019

Reports

Jun 11

11 minutes to read

South African business leaders are putting innovation front and centre in their organisational strategies to help drive ...

January – June 2019

Food for Thought

Jun 11

15 minutes to read

The best way to give the public access to your research and to make a contribution to the scientific and academic discou...
Jun 07

5 minutes to read

Why do research? The answer is to make a change in the world by applying what we’ve learnt to impact policy, peers and...

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