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Exploring a positive SWB model in a sample of university students in South Africa
Positive affect, optimism, self-efficacy, sense of coherence (SOC), satisfaction with life and emotional intelligence are all positive subjective well-being (SWB) constructs. However, research regarding of what a positive ...
Questioning the context of corporate performance measures in bechmarking CEO compensation
(Corporate Ownership & Control, 2015)
The purpose of the study was to reflect on existing practices in studying the CEO pay performance issue, with special reference to the context wherein the financial performance measurements were employed. In total, an ...
Exploring tax options to curb excessive gambling in South Africa
(Kamla Raj Enterprises, 2015)
Since 2010, the South African government has made various proposals to impose a gambling tax with the objective of discouraging excessive gambling in South Africa. Although the South African gambling industry is already ...
Validating the model to measure employee engagement
(University of Zulia, 2015)
The integration of pedagogical aspects in environmental management systems in selected South African primary schools
(Taylor and Francis, 2015)
Environmental management systems implemented in schools are regarded by many as a mechanism for the integration of environmental matters in all the operational functions of the school. The links, however, between environmental ...
A hypothetical astrocyte-microglia lactate shuttle derived from a 1H NMR metabolomics analysis of cerebrospinal fluid from a cohort of South African children with tuberculous meningitis
Tuberculosis meningitis (TBM) is the most severe form of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis and is particularly intense in small children; there is no universally accepted algorithm for the diagnosis and substantiation of TB ...
Use of metabolomics to elucidate the metabolic perturbation associated with hypertension in a black South African male cohort: the SABPA study
There is concern about the increasing burden of essential hypertension in urban–dwelling black South Africans, especially males. Several studies have investigated urbanization and hypertension in South Africans, but ...
The relevance of software development education for students
Despite a widely–acknowledged shortage of software developers, and reports of a gap between industry needs and software education, the possible gap between students' needs and software development education has not been ...
The (im)possibilities of teaching-learning freedom
(Higher Education South Africa (HESA), 2015)
Twenty-one years after a free and democratic South Africa was constituted, it seems as if South Africans are still in limbo. In this article, the author explores the essence of freedom as conceptualised by Arendt (1958, ...
Using drawings and collages as data generation methods with children: definitely not child's Play
(Sage Publications, 2015)
Appropriate data generation methods are key to a successful research project to attain rich and relevant data. When doing research with children, the methods selected should be age appropriate and enable them to contribute ...