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9 Sep

The Perceived Impact of SARS Customs Strategic Transformation on Trade

Author: Butler, Ziyaad Supervisor: Professor Pierre Gerber Date: September 2009 SARS Customs is uniquely positioned as the “layer” between our economy and the broader world economy and can either be the enabler of trade or be the barrier to trade. For South Africa to harness the benefits inherent in greater participation in the global economy […]

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9 Sep

The Failure of a Well-Performing Company due to Poor Project Management

Author: Burger, Hanli Supervisor: Professor Erik Schmikl Date: September 2010 Eclipse Networks is an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solution and service provider company that has grown from a privately owned company into a business with 14 branch offices and 10 business units. The executive leadership has grown with the business and was not skilled […]

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9 Sep

The Correlation between On-Time Delivery of Projects and Delays caused by Ineffective Decision-Making

Author: Bigge, Mark Supervisor: Professor Pieter Steyn Date: March 2007 The purpose of this study is to prove the correlation between on time delivery of projects and the delays caused due to ineffective decision-making. This is done within a motor manufacturing environment and discusses inter alia, the Six sigma process, Value–Up, high performance teams, Hoshin […]

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9 Sep

The Application of High-Performance Teams for Improved Business Processes: A Case Study at FNB Card

Author: Bangie, Aysha Supervisor: Professor Erik Schmikl Date: September 2007 Faced with the ever-growing competition in the banking industry, one of the strategic objectives of executive management at First National Bank (FNB) Card Division is to be recognized as the number one credit card provider in South Africa, in terms of its innovative products and […]

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9 Sep

The Impact of Psychometric Assessment on Work and Organisational Performance

Author: Amunkete, Simeon Lasarus Nangolo Supervisor: Professor Erik Schmikl Date: March 2010 The study presents the results of a survey that determines the current status of the NamPower employees’ awareness of the contribution that psychometric assessment can have on employees work and organisational performance. The study was prompted by the notion that employee productivity and […]

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9 Sep

A Strategic Approach to Becoming a Global Player in Communications Technology

Author: Abbas, Imran Supervisor: Professor Pieter Steyn Date: March 2008 Plessey is Africa’s leading provider of turnkey telecoms infrastructure solutions.  Plessey’s current core business of supplying services and basic infrastructure equipment for the establishment or upgrade of mainly base station sites within a mobile network has inspired regional expansion into Eastern and Western Africa.  There are […]

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4 Feb

Professor Pieter Steyn in South Africa Named International Advisor for PMForum and PM World Today

Professor Pieter Steyn in South Africa Named International Advisor for PMForum and PM World Today

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