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    • 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 be ...
    • What it means to succeed: personal perceptions of career success held by senior managers 

      Visagie, S.; Koekemoer, E. (Association of Professional Management (APM), 2014)
      This research describes the findings of a qualitative study which analyses how senior managers conceptualise and experience career success for themselves. A non-probability voluntary sample of 24 senior managers, using ...
    • What makes a hunting experience memorable? 

      Van der Merwe, P.; Saayman, M. (Prof. Ansie Lessing, 2015)
      Growth in the number of game farms and hunting lodges (operators) in South Africa has created fierce competition among these hunting operations. In order to remain competitive, it is important to determine what hunters ...
    • 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 makes South African tourism competitive? 

      Du Plessis, Engelina; Saayman, Melville; Van der Merwe, Annari (AJHTL, 2015)
      Global tourism is constantly increasing, creating fierce competition between tourist destination proponents. Because of this, various researchers have developed models which aim to determine the factors that make destinations ...
    • 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 ...
    • What's in it for me? A managerial perspective on the influence of the psychological contract on attitude towards change 

      Van den Heuvel, Sjoerd; Schalk, René; Freese, Charissa; Timmerman, Volken (Emerald, 2016)
      Purpose- The purpose of this paper is to develop a model on how business managers perceive that an employee's psychological contract influences his or her attitude toward an organizational change. More specifically, it ...
    • 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 shows—sales ...
    • When does self-reported prosocial motivation predict helping? The moderating role of implicit prosocial motivation 

      Aydinli, Arzu; Bender, Michael; Chasiotis, Athanasios; Cemalcilar, Zeynep; Van de Vijver, Fons J.R. (Springer Verlag, 2014)
      In three studies, we tested a motivational model to predict different types of helping from an interactionist, dual-system perspective. We argued that helping behavior is determined by the interplay of two distinct ...
    • Which age group spends the most in a national park? 

      Cini, Francesca; Saayman, Melville (AOSIS, 2014)
      Age (and its changing structure amongst the wider population) is one of the most relevant aspects required to better understand and forecast the needs, interests and associated consumption behaviours of tourists. This ...
    • Who are the big spenders at a motorcycle event? 

      Kruger, Martinette; Viljoen, Armand; Saayman, Melville (University of Johannesburg, 2015)
      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 ...
    • Who are the big tippers? Segmenting tippers based on their size of the tip 

      Saayman, Melville (University of Johannesburg, 2016)
      The purpose of this research is to distinguish big tippers from other categories or types of tippers. In this context four types have been identified: those who do not tip, those who tip sometimes, those who tip regularly ...
    • 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 is the scuba diver that visits Sodwana Bay and why? 

      Geldenhuys, Linda-Louise; Van der Merwe, Peet; Slabbert, Elmarie (SA Association for Movement & Leisure Science, 2014)
      In South Africa, scuba diving as a sport is growing significantly. One of the most sought after scuba diving destinations is Sodwana Bay, situated on the northern coast of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa). The market is rapidly ...
    • Who is wild enough to hike a wilderness trail? 

      Saayman, Melville; Viljoen, Armand (Elsevier, 2016)
      Wilderness trails differ from other hiking trails in South Africa in that there are more risks involved. These types of trials are also becoming more popular. The purpose of this study is to 1) identify the motives of ...
    • Who is willing to pay to see the Big 7? 

      Saayman, Melville; Saayman, Andrea (IP Publishing, 2014)
      This article investigates the non-consumptive, or appreciative value of the 'Big 7' and identifies the variables that influence willingness to pay (WTP). Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape Province, South ...
    • 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 ...