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    • Competitive Intelligence practices of South African and Belgian exporters 

      De Pelsmacker, Patrick; Viviers, Wilma; Saayman, Andrea; Cuyvers, Ludo; Muller, Marié-Luce (Emerald, 2005)
      Purpose – The objective of the study was to compare competitive intelligence (CI) practices of exporters in South Africa and Belgium. Design/methodology/approach – An e-mail and postal survey in a sample of 292 Belgian ...
    • Competitive intelligence: construct exploration, validation and equivalence 

      Saayman, Andrea; Pienaar, Jaco; Viviers, Wilma; De Pelsmacker, Patrick; Cuyvers, Ludo (Emerald, 2008)
      Purpose Little empirical research has been conducted on competitive intelligence (CI). This paper aims to contribute to the quantitative strand of the CI literature by exploring and validating the theoretical constructs ...
    • Six Sigma : a framework for successful implementation in South African firms 

      Britz, Albertus Gerhardus (North-West University, 2008)
      There can be little doubt that Six Sigma is far more than just another novelty concept; in fact, it can be considered as a proven quality philosophy and if applied correctly, ensures a competitive advantage. A rapidly ...