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9 Sep

Organisational Change Capabilities for E-Business Transformation in a Financial Institution

Author: Van Zyl, Gerry Supervisor: Prof. Dr. J A Watkins Date: March 2004 Change has become a way of life in modern day organisations, whether the change is planned or unplanned. The primary reason for planned change within organisations is to keep up with technology and to improve processes, thus serving as an enabler. In […]

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9 Sep

Transformation to a Project-Oriented Culture in a Public Works Department

Author:Van Zyl, Frans Supervisor: Professor Pieter Steyn Date: March 2008 The South African Government as the custodian of all National Government buildings entrusts the National Department of Public Works, (NDPW) for providing and maintaining accommodation for all National Government Departments. In order to keep up with continuous transformation and change, leaders and managers need to […]

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9 Sep

Effective Managerial Leadership combined with Successful Management as the Catalyst to Creating High-Performance Teams

Author: Van Staden, Tanya Supervisor: Professor Erik Schmikl Date: September 2010 The research is based on growing a dysfunctional team into to a high performance team with the implementation of managerial leadership. The team used in the study is the IMAC (Installs, Moves, Acquisitions and Changes) Team at Internet Solutions. The company provides converged communication […]

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9 Sep

Information Technology projects: a case study into the failure of synergy within and between value chains.

Author: Van Rooyen, Ockert Supervisor: Professor Erik Schmikl Date: September 2010 Global financial markets are showing strains on a scale and scope not witnessed since the Great Depression. Banks will implement more aggressive cost saving measures using technologies such as Unified Computing, Virtualisation (Server, Desktop and other) and Green IT. Organisations continue to innovate through […]

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9 Sep

Research into the Appropriateness of the People Perspective of the Balanced Scorecard

Author: Van Rooyen, Lynette Supervisor: Professor Pierre Gerber Date: September 2007 The research was conducted at the Auditor-General whose Constitutional mandate, sections 181 and 188 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Act 108 of 1996, is to ensure accountability in public spending through auditing and to report on the findings in the […]

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9 Sep

Evaluating the Need for a Change Programme in a Telecommunications Organisation

Author: Van Loggerenberg, Jacques Pierre Supervisor: Professor Pieter Steyn Date: March 2008 This research was conducted in an International Telecommunications organization and more specifically in the South Africa operation. This organization is a respected multinational with telecommunication operations in African and Middle Eastern countries. Due to confidentiality the organization’s name will not be disclosed and […]

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9 Sep

Optimising an Organisation’s Programme and Project Management across Continents

Author: Van Heerden, Christiaan Supervisor: Professor Pieter Steyn Date: March 2009 Kinesis, a subsidiary company within the MultiKin Holdings1 group of companies, operates strategic business units globally as one entity, each owning proprietary rights of a specific leading technology or service in the group, while also having access to the global portfolio of technologies and […]

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9 Sep

A Model for Personnel Expenditure Review in Municipalities

Author: Tumagole, Keorapetse Supervisor: Professor Pieter Steyn Date: March 2007 The amalgamation of the fourteen disestablished local councils into one demarcated area, namely, the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality (CTMM,) referred hereafter as City of Tshwane, presented many challenges to the management of human resources of ±14 000 employees and a substantial challenge in managing […]

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9 Sep

Project Management as a Synthesis for Improvement within the South African Post Office

Author: Tsitsi, Comfort Supervisor: Professor Erik Schmikl Date: September 2010 The research was about project management as a synthesis for improvement within the South African Post Office and the investigation has revealed the following: There is poor coordination of projects between business units and this leads to a creation of a “silo mentality”. A proper […]

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9 Sep

Research into the Application of Business Continuity Management within a Telecommunications Company

Author: Seff-Bin-Mubarak, Doreen Supervisor: Professor Erik Schmikl Date: March 2009 The growth of South Africa’s Information Communications and Technology sector depends on infrastructure development, coupled with progressive legislation and regulation. Compliance with The Cellular License Agreement and adherence to Corporate Governance are regarded as important drivers for Business Continuity Management within the industry. According to […]

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