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An investigation of the impact that the nature of administration has on a port's competitiveness : Durban, South Africa
The challenges of the 21st century have influenced the transportation of growing cargo volumes at ports that intercept major shipping routes along the coastline of Southern Africa (McCan, 2003:32-34). In view of these ...
Managing tacit knowledge in a hi-tech learning organisation
Project managers are faced with the challenge of matching skills to a task rather than merely assigning people to a job. If these skills are not readily available, the project may not be able to be executed with the desired ...
The sustainability of the South African automotive export leather sewing industry
The South African automotive leather export sewing industry was established in about 1991, when domestic firms were exposed to international markets. The industry’s success was largely attributed to the relatively cheap ...
An investigation into the feasibility of using e-business to sell plant material to the South African nursery industry
The South African nursery industry has faced many challenges over the last ten years. Excess in both demand and supply occur in any given year. The cost of maintaining a plant beyond its ideal ‘sell-by-date’ erodes ...
Recommendations for improvement of supply chain management at Era Beier
The study examines the supply chain management, within the business unit of EraBeier(Pty) Ltd. This business is situated in Pinetown South Africa. The concept of supply chain management is examined in terms of quality of ...
The impact of a piece rate incentive scheme on employee output at a selected automotive company
This study encompasses the triangulation of research methods in order to determine the impact of a piece rate incentive scheme on employee output within the South African context. The existing body of knowledge tends to ...
An investigation into the residual effects of a change in sponsorship of a sports event on consumer perceptions of, and attitudes towards the original sponsor and the event itself
This study examined brand awareness after a change in sponsor and audience perceptions about the sponsors and the event before and after the change.
The business strategy development among SMME's in the KwaZulu-Natal clothing manufacturing sector
One of the major problems facing SMME’s in the South African clothing industry is the surge of clothing imported particularly from China, which negatively impacts on the ability of local firms to survive in business. Despite ...
The readiness of eThekwini electricity employees for change to a regional electricity distributor
The research assesses employee readiness at eThekwini Electricity to form part of the Regional Electricity Distributor, which had been legislated by Government. The premise of the study is to investigate, identify and ...
Selecting an appropriate organisational performance management system for South African municipalities
This study is aimed at understanding the potential organisational performance management systems that could be used by municipalities and hence the topic "Selecting an appropriate organisational performance management ...