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An investigation of sociodemographics, nutrition knowledge and dietary intakes of Black students attending the Steve Biko Campus of Durban Institute of Technology
Change in the dietary pattern of South Africans has been attributed to urbanisation and acculturation. Urbanisation has resulted in a shift in the composition of dietary staples and increased consumption of fat and sugar. ...
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 ...
Job satisfaction at IT SMEs in Durban
The purpose of this study is to assess the job satisfaction of employees at selective IT SMEs in Durban and to ascertain if the personal characteristics of gender, age, race, and tenure influenced job satisfaction. ...
Employee perceptions of the impact of training and development on product quality
This study examines employee perceptions of the impact of training and development on product quality. The study was undertaken on a sample of 106 individuals, drawn using the convenience sampling technique from a large ...
The impact of amalgamation on human resources practice in eThekwini municipality
The amalgamation of municipalities came into effect as a legislative requirement brought about a number of challenges for the local government. One such major challenge relates to the impact that these amalgamations ...
The effectiveness of the lean enterprise strategy in the electrical pre-payment manufacturing industry in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN)
Competition is increasing as trading borders continue to widen in this global marketplace. As a result, South African organisations need to improve their efficiencies. The primary objective of the study was to examine the ...
Employee perceptions of quality at a selected company
Quality improvement is a fundamental and important attribute of a company’s business strategy and competitive positioning. The Durban-based paint factory of Dulux (Pty)Ltd, is the primary manufacturing and distribution ...
The knowledge, attitude and training needs of line managers at the South African Sugar Association (SASA) with regards to the management of HIV/AIDS infected employees
The knowledge, attitude and training needs of line managers at the South African Sugar Association (SASA) with regards to the management of HIV/AIDS infected employees. Background: The rapid spread of HIV/AIDS is ...
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.
An evaluation of goal clarity, trust in management and perceptions of organisational readiness for change at Durban Institute of Technology
The research explored employees’ opinions on goal clarity, trust in management and perceptions of organisational readiness for change at Durban Institute of Technology (DIT). Where the organisation is going is critical in ...