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    • An analysis of business–related factors on small businesses 

      Kotzé, Irma (North-West University, 2010)
      The study was based on the evaluation of specific business–related factors concerning small businesses in the formal sector. The purpose of this study was to gain a clear understanding of the current education level ...
    • Identifying challenges of black-owned SMMEs in the Sedibeng Region 

      Mapikitla, David (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2011)
      Since the fall of Apartheid, the South African Government has engaged in a number of transformation programmes to allow the Previously Disadvantaged Individuals to participate in the mainstream economy of the Country. The ...
    • Investigating the use of e-commerce to empower South African women 

      Stander, Almarie M. (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2015)
      South Africa is falling behind its African counterparts with a decreasing GDP and ascending unemployment rate. Almost a third of South African women were unemployed in 2013. Even though the female population exceeds the ...
    • A retrospective analysis of the major determinants of start-up failures in the Fezile Dabi District 

      Morebudi, Gift Mpho Poole (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2015)
      Small businesses remain the major economic drivers of the present day. Small business startups are meeting every country‟s economic needs through the creation of thousands of new jobs and income each year. Nonetheless, ...
    • The viability of preferential procurement in the metals and engineering sector 

      Mokakala, Lethola Lazarus (North-West University, 2010)
      The objectives of this study were to evaluate the viability and sustainability of preferential procurement in the metals and engineering sector. Preferential procurement is one of the seven elements of Broad–Based–Black ...