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    • Towards universal free primary education in Kenya:  challenges and opportunities 

      Owino, Jean Okola; Miruka, Collins Ogutu (Inderscience Publishers, 2014)
      This study seeks to formulate strategies for funding and, hence, sustainability of FPE in Kenya as the country seeks to achieve the millennium development goals by 2015 in accordance with the United Nations declaration. ...
    • Trade and endogenous formation of regions in a developing country 

      Naudé, Willem; Gries, Thomas (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008)
      The authors present a model of regional catching-up and development without scale effects. Regional growth is driven by technological imitation which is determined by positive externalities from international trade, the ...
    • The trade-off between banking outreach and profitability: evidence from selected Southern African development community countries 

      Maredza, Andrew (Clute Institute, 2015)
      In this paper, the fixed effects method known as the least squares dummy variable (LSDV) technique was applied to investigate the possibility of a trade-off between bank profitability indicators and banking outreach ...
    • Trading book risk metrics: a South African perspective 

      Visser, Dirk; Van Vuuren, Gary (AOSIS, 2016)
      The regulatory market risk metric - Value at Risk - has remained virtually unchanged since its introduction by JP Morgan in 1996. Many prominent examples of market risk underestimation have undermined the credibility of ...
    • Training the industrial and organisational psychologist as counsellor: are we doing enough? 

      Barkhuizen, Hanri; Brink, Lizelle; Jorgensen, Lené I. (AOSIS, 2015)
      Orientation: Industrial and organisational (I-O) psychologists are responsible for workplace counselling. Workplace counselling requires specific skills and training for the I-O psychologist. Research purpose: The main ...
    • Travel behaviour of South African tourism students 

      Slabbert, Elmarie; Saayman, Melville; Van der Merwe, Peet (University of Stellenbosch. Department of Sport Science, 2012)
      When developing and managing tourism products, understanding the travel behaviour of niche markets, such as students can create a competitive advantage for tourism products. The purpose of this research was to determine ...
    • Travel behaviour of tourists to a South African holiday resort 

      Slabbert, Elmarie; Van Vuuren, Clarise Letitia (LAM Publishers, 2011)
      Travel behaviour refers to the way in which tourists behave according to their attitudes before, during and after travelling. Knowledge regarding travel behaviour can assist in marketing, product planning and development ...
    • Travel motivation of tourists to Kruger and Tsitsikamma national parks: A comparative study 

      Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (Southern African Wildlife Management Association, 2010)
      As countries and destinations try to increase their share of the international and national tourism market, it is important to understand why people travel and why they choose a specific destination. We here determine and ...
    • Travel Motivation: a Tale of two marine destinations in South Africa 

      Slabbert, Elmarie; Saayman, Melville; Van Der Merwe, Petrus (2009)
      This study determines the travel motives of tourists to two marine destinations in South Africa: Jeffreys Bay and Hartenbos. Two surveys were conducted on 202 respondents in Hartenbos and 210 at the Jeffreys Bay. The ...
    • Travel motivations of tourists to selected marine destinations 

      Saayman, Melville; Slabbert, Elmarie; Van der Merwe, Petrus (Wiley, 2011)
      South Africa is well known for its favourable climate, wildlife and golden beaches. Adding to this, its long summers make its coastline (over 3500 km) even more attractive to tourists around the world, and so are transforming ...
    • Travel motivations of tourists visiting Kruger National Park 

      Saayman, Melville; Van der Merwe, Petrus (South African National Parks Board, 2008)
      The Kruger National Park (KNP) one of the largest conservation areas in South Africa, attracts in excess of one million visitors a year and is regarded as an icon destination in international tourism. Since this park ...
    • Travel motives of participants in the cape argus pick n pay cycle tour 

      Saayman, Melville; Streicher, Helga (University of Stellenbosch, 2010)
      The Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour is the largest cycling events in South Africa. The event attracts approximately 32 000 cyclists from around the world and is hosted in the city of Cape Town. The question underlying ...
    • Travel motives of visitors attending Oppikoppi Music Festival 

      Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (University of the Free State & Sun Media, 2009)
      The purpose of this article is to examine the socio-demographic differences between entrepreneurs at National Arts festivals in South Africa. Language, and specifically Afrikaans, English and African languages, was used ...
    • Traveling with congnitive tests: Testing the validity of a KABC-II adaptation in India 

      Malda, Maike; Srinivasan, Krishnamachari; Sukumar, Prathima; Transler, Catherine; Van de Vijver, Alphonsius Josephus Rachel (Sage Publication, 2010)
      The authors evaluated the adequacy of an extensive adaptation of the American Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children, second edition (KABC-II), for 6- to 10-year-old Kannada-speaking children of low socioeconomic status ...
    • A Triptych on the USD-ZAR Exchange Rate Dynamics 

      Styger, Paul; Quinton, Morris; Viljoen, Susann (EuroJournals Publishing, 2009)
      South Africa's small, open, resource-based economy and volatile exchange rate may not provide satisfactory conditions for purchasing power parity (PPP). The Bry-Boschan procedure, the Markov regime switching analysis and ...
    • Tru-cape fruit marketing, South Africa: managing the export market diversification challenge 

      Viviers, Wilma; Kühn, Marié-Luce; Steenkamp, Ermie; Berkman, Brian (International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, 2014)
      Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing (Tru-Cape), South Africa’s leading apple and pear distributor, has an impressive track record since its inception in 2001, growing its turnover from $50 million USD in its first year to $135 million ...
    • Tru-Cape marketing, South Africa: managing the export market diversification challenge 

      Viviers, Wilma; Kühn, Marié-Luce; Steenkamp, Ermie; Berkman, Brian (Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2014)
      Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing (Tru-Cape), South Africa’s leading apple and pear distributor, has an impressive track record since its inception in 2001, growing its turnover from $50 million USD in its first year to $135 million ...
    • Trust and commitment as mediators of the relationship between quality advice and customer loyalty 

      Van Tonder, Estelle (Clute Institute, 2016)
      Insurance agents globally struggle with clients who do not understand the importance of disciplined savings and of meeting with them at least once a year to make necessary adjustments to their financial plans. The purpose ...
    • Two dimensions of psychological country-level differences: Conservatism/Liberalism and Harshness/Softness 

      Stankov, Lazar; Lee, Jihyun; Van de Vijver, Fons J.R. (Elsevier, 2014)
      We examined dimensions of noncognitive functioning based on the administration of 22 measures of personality, social attitudes, values, and social norms in 35 countries (Ns ranging from 9 to 430; Total N = 1895). Four ...
    • A twostep clustering algorithm as applied to crime data of South Africa 

      Moroke, Ntebogang D. (Virtus Interpress, 2015)
      This study applied a TwoStep cluster analysis on the 29 serious crimes reported at 1119 police stations across South Africa for the 2009/2010 financial year. Due to this high number of variables and observations, it becomes ...