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    • An investigation into the factor structure of the Ryff Scales of psychological well-being 

      Henn, Carolina M.; Hill, Carin; Jorgensen, Lené I. (AOSIS, 2016)
      Orientation: South African studies investigating the factor structure of the Ryff Scales of Psychological Well-being (RPWB) are needed to ensure that the instrument is valid and reliable within the South African context. ...
    • Aspects influencing the selection of representative urbanization measures to quantify urban-rural gradients 

      Cilliers, Sarel Stephanus; Du Toit, Marié Joey (Springer Science, 2011)
      The quantification of urban–rural gradients using urbanization measures has become standard practice in many urban ecological studies. Nonetheless, the choice of urbanization measures for a specific urban gradient still ...
    • Causes of stress in public schools and its Impact on work performance of educators 

      Naidoo, Kiveshnie; Botha, Christoff J.; Bisschoff, Christo A. (Kamla-Raj Enterprises, 2013)
      This article reports on educator stress in public schools. In doing so, the article sets the objectives of identifying the causes of stress in public schools of educators in KwaZulu-Natal. The data were collected by ...
    • Determinants of spending: an evaluation of three major sporting events 

      Saayman, Andrea; Saayman, Melville (2012)
      South Africa plays host to a number of major sporting events that takes place annually such as the Two Oceans Marathon, the Argus Cycle Tour and the Midmar open water mile. This research aims to identify the socio-economic ...
    • Environmental factors affecting tourists' experience in South African national parks 

      Saayman, Melville; Du Plessis, Liezel; Van der Merwe, Petrus (Academic journals, 2012)
      This study, the first of its kind involving South African National Parks, aimed to determine which environmental factors in these parks have a negative effect on tourists’ experience, and whether tourists who visit parks ...
    • Finding the key to success: a visitors' perspective at a national arts festival 

      Erasmus, Lourens Johannes Jacobus; Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (AOSIS, 2012)
      Abstract: Finding the key to success: a visitors’ perspective at a national arts festival Purpose and/or objectives: The purpose of this article was to segment festival visitors at the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival ...
    • Identifying consumer buying preferences of beef 

      Uys, Pieter; Bisschoff, Christo (Business Perspectives, 2016)
      This study investigated the drivers which influence consumers' beef buying behavior. A validated questionnaire was used to collect the data and to evaluate consumer beef purchasing behavior. Exploratory factor analysis was ...
    • Identifying risks facing the South African tourism industry 

      Shaw, Gordon; Saayman, Melville; Saayman, Andrea (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, 2012)
      Even though risks certainly influence travel and tourism patterns, very little research has been conducted into how the industry generally perceives and manages risks. This article aims to (i) identify the risks the South ...
    • Lessons in managing the visitor experience at the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival 

      Kruger, Martinette; Erasmus, Joffrey; Saayman, Melville (Clute Institute, 2012)
      The event industry, in particular arts festivals, is one of South Africa’s fastest growing tourism sectors in tourism industry. However, only minimal research has been done to identify factors that arts festival visitors ...
    • A motivation based typology of open-water swimmers 

      10188908 - Ellis, Susanna Maria; Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (University of Stellenbosch, 2011)
      People travel to destinations for different reasons and the same applies to sporting events. To fulfil the needs of athletes and ensure that the event remains competitive, it is important to understand the needs of different ...