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    • Validating a customer well-being index related to natural wildlife tourism 

      Lee, Dong-Jin; Kruger, Stefan; Whang, Mee-Jin; Uysal, Muzaffer; Sirgy, M. Joseph (Elsevier, 2014)
      This study reports an attempt to validate a customer well-being (CWB) index related to natural wildlife tourism. It was hypothesized that the CWB index related to wildlife tourism has a positive influence on travel outcomes ...
    • Validating a model to measure the brand loyalty of fast moving consumer goods 

      Moolla, Ahmed I.; Bisschoff, Christo A. (Science Publications, 2012)
      A model to measure the brand loyalty of Fast-moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) was developed by researching historical brand loyalty models, by identifying brand loyalty influences, by validating the measurement criteria and, ...
    • Validation of the Child and Youth Resilience Measure-28 (CYRM-28) among Canadian youth 

      Liebenberg, Linda; Van de Vijver, Fons; Ungar, Michael (Sage Publications, 2012)
      Objectives: This article presents the validation of the 28-item Child and Youth Resilience Measure (CYRM-28) among two Canadian samples of youth with complex needs. Method: The CYRM-28 was administered to two groups of ...
    • Validation of the Orientation to Life Questionnair (OLQ) in a chemical factory 

      Rothmann, Sebastiaan; Van Schalkwyk, Lourens (University of Johannesburg, Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management, 2008)
      The objectives of this study were to assess the psychometric properties of the Orientation to Life Questionnaire (OLQ) and to investigate the differences in sense of coherence among demographic groups in a chemical factory ...
    • Waar is de organisatie in Gedrag & Organisatie? 

      Schalk, René (Boom Lemma Uitgewers, 2012)
      This article discusses why it is of increasing importance for researchers to pay attention to the organization as context factor. It is described what context is, how the context can influence results, and how attention ...
    • A wavelet perspective on the real interest parity condition 

      Morris, Quinton Riccardo; Saayman, Andrea (Africagrowth Institute & African Finance Association, 2012)
      According to uncovered interest parity (UIP) theory, the rates of return on comparable assets should be equal across the world, implying that the exchange rate would adjust to ensure that differences between world interest ...
    • What drives bikers to attend a motorcycling event? 

      Kruger, Martinette; Viljoen, Armand; Saayman, Melville (African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 2014)
      Africa Bike Week, considered South Africa’s premier biking event, attracts large numbers of bikers, especially Harley-Davidson bikers, and bike enthusiasts from across the country. This study investigated these visitors ...
    • What governance roles do municipalities use in Dutch local social support networks? 

      Span, Kees C.L.; Schalk, René; Luijkx, Katrien G.; Schols, Jos M.G.A (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
      Until now, there is no consensus about variations in governance roles. This consensus is necessary to enable researchers to examine how network are governed well. In this article, the governance roles are considered to ...
    • What makes couples happy? Marital and life satisfaction among ethnic groups in the Netherlands 

      Celenk, Ozgur; Van de Vijver, Fons J.R. (SAGE, 2013)
      This study examines predictors of life satisfaction that are more distal (spousal normative beliefs and attitudes) and more proximal (marital satisfaction) in 404 mainstreamers, 375 Western, and 195 non-Western immigrants ...
    • What really matters to the audience: analysing the key factors contributing to arts festival ticket purchases 

      Botha, Karin; Viviers, Pierre-André; Slabbert, Elmarie (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
      Competition in the South African arts festival market is an evident problem and is associated with changes in ticket purchase behaviour among performing arts patrons and declining ticket sales. This holds a negative ...
    • When do festinos decide to attend an Arts festival?  An analysis of the Innibos National Arts Festival 

      Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
      Festival-goers (“festinos”) put time and effort into deciding to attend a festival, and the way they decide what to see and the length of time they take to decide vary greatly. To attract those who buy tickets for ...
    • Who are the comrades of the Comrades marathon? 

      Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (Stellenbosch University, 2013)
      Marathon runners’ motives vary, and differ from marathon to marathon depending on the type of race. This study determined the motives of Comrades Marathon runners in order to identify and profile the market segments competing ...
    • Who spends and who does not: clustering visitors at a national arts festival 

      Saayman, Andrea; Saayman, Melville; Slabbert, Elmarie (Sabinet, 2011)
      The Grahamstown National Arts Festival is the oldest National Arts Festival in South Africa and was founded in 1974. This celebration of the arts takes place over a period of eleven days with the main festival running over ...
    • Who to work for: a South African hotel or resort? 

      Naude, Rosa; Kruger, Stefan; Saayman, Melville (ELSEVIER, 2013)
      The purpose of this research is to determine the Quality of Work Life (QWL) of Front Office Employees (FOE) at a hotel group and resort group respectively in South Africa. These two groups were compared to determine which ...
    • Why do fans attend World Wrestling Entertainment? 

      Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (University of Stellenbosch. Department of Sport Science, 2012)
      This research examined the travel motives of South African World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) fans at a live Smackdown event in July 2011, which was part of the WWE’s world tour. Based on these motives, different market ...
    • Why keep on paddling? Evidence from a South African canoe marathon 

      Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (Sabinet, 2013)
      Despite the growth and potential future market for water-based recreation activities such as canoeing, to date research on the sport and its participants is sparse. Little is known about who canoeists are and why they ...
    • Why travel motivation and socio-demographics matter in managing a national park : original research 

      Saayman, Andrea; Saayman, Melville (South African National Parks Board, 2009)
      The Addo Elephant National Park is one of only a few national parks in the world that offers the Big 7 experience and is therefore one of South Africa's prime tourism destinations. The park plays an important role in the ...
    • Wie is die goeie Samaritane? Eienskappe van vrywilligers in Suid-Afrika 

      Krugell, Willem Frederik (Pretoria : Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, 2010)
    • Work and Personal life: Which strategies do secondary school educators use to deal with the interaction? 

      Buys, Chenell; Mostert, Karina; Wentzel, Lizelle (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
      The general objective of this study was to investigate which strategies secondary school educators use to deal with the interaction between their work and personal lives. A non-probability purposive voluntary sample (N = ...
    • Work-home interaction of employees in the mining industry 

      Oldfield, G R; Mostert, Karina (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2009)
      This study aimed to test the construct validity, factorial invariance and reliability of the Survey Work-Home Interaction-NijmeGen (SWING) and to explore whether and how the work-home interaction of various socio-demographic ...