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  • Factors contributing to bank selection choices: a generation theory perspective 

    Msweli, Pumela; Naude, Pieter (Business Perspectives, 2015)
    In South Africa retail banking has become a highly competitive industry with 14 locally controlled banks, six foreign controlled banks, and 13 branches of foreign banks and numerous representative offices of foreign and ...
  • Developing new academics: So what difference does it make? 

    Chitanand, Nalini (WASET, 2015)
    Given the dynamic nature of the higher education landscape, induction programmes for new academics has become the norm nowadays to support academics negotiate these rough terrain. This study investigates an induction ...
  • Practices of self-directed professional development of teachers in South African public schools 

    Govender, Rosaline (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technologyhttp://waset.org/Publications/practices-of-self-directed-professional-development-of-teachers-in-south-african-public-schools/10000472, 2015)
    This research study is an exploration of the self-directed professional development of teachers who teach in public schools in an era of democracy and educational change in South Africa. Amidst an ever-changing educational ...
  • Strategies for building resilience to hazards in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems: The role of public private partnerships 

    Johannessen, Ase; Rosemarin, Arno; Thomalla, Frank; Gerger Swartling, Åsa; Stenström, Thor-Axel; Vulturius, Gregor (Elsevierhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2014.07.002, 2014-07-15)
    The aim of this paper is to enhance understanding of how the resilience of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems to hazards can be improved. In turn, this aims to inform different strategies for public and private ...
  • A consensus-based corporate governance paradigm for Islamic banks 

    Abdel-Baki, Monal A.; Sciabolazza, Valerio Leone (Emerald Insighthttp://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/QRFM-01-2013-0002, 2014)
    Purpose - Islamic banking is a viable sustainable banking model that has shown resilience to financial crises. The aim of this research is to design a consensus-based ethical and market-driven corporate governance index ...
  • The advocacy-growth nexus: the case of the Egyptian banking sector 

    Abdel-Baki, Monal A. (Emerald Insight, 2014)
    Purpose – The Egyptian banking sector has acted as an arena for multiple alliances, some of which bred crony capitalism and others acted as growth alliances. The purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of private ...
  • Moving beyond the 3S's—Sun, Sea, and Sand : an interpretation of the Tourism Development Strategy Framework for Abu Dhabi, U.A.Eb 

    Giampiccoli, Andrea; Mtapuri, Oliver (The Arab World Geographer, 2014-12)
    This article unpacks the development of Abu Dhabi as a tourist destination, looking at its diversification strategy from the perspective of an oil-dependent economy attempting to move away from oil dependency. Based on a ...
  • Using transformative pedagogies for the prevention of gender-based violence: Reflections from a secondary school-based intervention 

    Ngidi, Ndumiso Daluxolo; Moletsane, Relebohile (Routledgehttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/10130950.2015.1127606, 2015)
    This article describes an initiative aimed at addressing gender violence, and in particular sexual violence. Implemented in 2014 in a township secondary school in Durban, the initiative involved six peer educators from the ...
  • Community-based tourism research in academic journals: a numerical analysis 

    Mtapuri, Oliver; Giampiccoli, Andrea; Spershott, Claire (AJOLhttp://www.ajol.info/index.php/ajpherd/article/view/119031, 2015)
    This article examines the growth of Community-Based Tourism within the broader discipline of tourism. New topics in the field have emerged such as responsible tourism, pro-poor tourism, sports tourism and moral impacts of ...
  • Community-based tourism: origins and present trends 

    Giampiccoli, Andrea (AJOLhttp://www.ajol.info/index.php/ajpherd/article/view/119030, 2015)
    Understanding the origins of Community Based Tourism helps in mapping its possible trajectories. Past and current trends are important to unlock the possibilities in the future. This paper posits that with a better ...
  • Community-based tourism affinity index: a visitor’s approach 

    Giampiccoli, Andrea; Jugmohan, Sean; Mtapuri, Oliver (AJHTL, 2015)
    Community-based tourism (CBT) is a model of community development which places the community at the centre of that development. It attempts to harness the effort of communities through their empowerment for the benefit of ...
  • Destination South Africa: comparing global sports mega-events and recurring localised sports events in South Africa for tourism and economic development 

    Giampiccoli, Andrea; Lee, Seungwon; Nauright, John; Nauright, John (Taylor and Francishttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13683500.2013.787050, 2015)
    This contribution examines the comparative value of sport mega-events such as the 2010 FIFA (Fe´de´ration Internationale de Football Association) World Cup of soccer held in South Africa and recurring sporting events ...
  • Tourism development in Qatar: towards a diversification strategy beyond the conventional 3 Ss 

    Giampiccoli, Andrea; Mtapuri, Oliver (2015)
    Research on tourism development in oil-dependent countries is still in its infancy arguably because the tourism sector itself is new in those countries. This paper makes a contribution filling this gap with a focus on the ...
  • A reformulation of the 3 SS model for community-based tourism : towards an alternative model 

    Mtapuri, Oliver; Giampiccoli, Andrea (Serials Publicationshttp://serialsjournals.com/serialjournalmanager/pdf/1400495260.pdf, 2014)
    This article posits a 7S’s model to expand from the 3S’s model of Sun, Sea, and Sand as anchors for tourism development. It extends the discussion by arguing that within the 7 S’s model Government/community relationship ...
  • The impact of private game farms on local community development 

    Giampiccoli, Andrea; van der Merwe, P.; Saayman, M. (SAIMS, 2013)
    Nature-based and wildlife tourism is a growing economic sector with associated increases in privately protected areas. The history of South Africa suggests a conflicting relationship between privately-owned game farms ...
  • Uncertainty sources in climate change impact modelling of water resource systems 

    Oyebode, Oluwaseun Kunle; Adeyemo, Josiah; Otieno, Fredrick Alfred O. (UniversityPublications.nethttp://universitypublications.net/ajs/0302/pdf/T4N34.pdf, 2014)
    Modelling climate change impacts on water resources have been widely acknowledged to have various complexities. These complexities are due to the complex, dynamic and non-linear characteristics of the changes in atmospheric, ...
  • Fairness in using negative marking for assessing true/false questions 

    Haffejee, Firoza; Sommerville, Thomas E. (The Independant Institute of Educationhttp://www.academia.edu/9139559/Higher_Education_Studies_as_a_field_of_research, 2014-06-09)
    Multiple choice questions are a popular method of testing as they are easy to mark. However, they also lend themselves to guessing. True/False questions are particularly prone to guessing. This can be alleviated by deduction ...
  • Women in selected rural municipalities: Resilience and agency against vulnerabilities to climate change 

    Meyiwa, Thenjiwe; Maseti, Thandokazi; Ngubane, Sizani; Letsekha, Tebello; Rozani, Carina (Taylor and Francishttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10130950.2014.955686, 2014-11-03)
    The role of rural women in eradicating poverty and ending hunger has been recognised by both scholars and practitioners. There is an acknowledgement that women serve a critical role in the agricultural labour force, ...
  • Research output level at Durban University of Technology (DUT) in South Africa: contributing factors and their implications 

    Cele, Philisiwe Charity; Lekhanya, Lawrence Mpele (Business Perspectiveshttp://businessperspectives.org/journals_free/ppm/2014/PPM_2014_04_spec.issue2_Cele.pdf, 2014)
    Various factors contributing to the level of research output at the Durban of University of Technology (DUT) are investigated by this research and their implications to the University are also examined. Data are collected ...
  • The most popular Shona male anthroponyms 

    Makondo, Livingstone (Kamla-Rajhttp://www.krepublishers.com/02-Journals/T%20&%20T/T%20&%20T-11-0-000-13-Web/T%20&%20T-11-1-000-13-ABST-PDF/S-T&T-11-1-011-13-307-Makondo-L/S-T&T-11-1-011-13-307-Makondo-L-Tt.pdf, 2013)
    This paper focuses on identifying the most popular male Shona names widely used in Zimbabwe by Shona speakers. It proceeds to establish the meanings attached to the identified most popular male Shona names. Nine semi-structured ...

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