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    • A model to determine capital needs for efficient boer goat farming 

      Oberholzer, Merwe; Buys, Pieter W; Fourie, Wilbrie (Clute Institute, 2014)
      The purpose of this study is to determine the optimal capital needs to establish a Boer goat farm. A study was performed to simulate the financial performance of 55 scenarios, with varying farm sizes and varying levels of ...
    • A model to estimate firms accounting-based performance: a data envelopment approach 

      Oberholzer, Merwe (Clute Institute, 2014-11)
      The objective of the study was to follow a logical inductive approach to develop a Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) model to estimate the relative technical efficiency of firms. The Du Pont analysis theory as conceptual ...
    • A model to measure creativity in young adults 

      Fields, Ziska; Bisschoff, Christo A. (Kamla-Raj Enterprises, 2013)
      This article develops a theoretical model to measure the creativity of young adults (18 to 25 years of age). Historical creativity approaches, dimensions, models and tests were researched through a literature study in order ...
    • A model to measure employee engagement 

      Imandin, Lailah; Bisschoff, Christo; Botha, Christoff (LLC “Consulting Publishing Company “Business Perspectives”, 2014)
      The objective of this article is to develop a model to measure employee engagement. In doing so, the article firstly develops a theoretical model by identifying employee engagement constructs from the literature. Secondly, ...
    • A model to measure the brand loyalty for fast moving consumer goods 

      Moolla, Ahmed I.; Bisschoff, Christo A. (Kamla-Raj, 2012)
      This paper develops a model to measure brand loyalty. This is achieved by researching historical brand loyalty models from the literature, and to identify from these models the constructs that influence behaviour related ...
    • Modeling and forecasting utility resources usage in an emerging country 

      Moroke, Ntebogang Dinah (Virtus interpress, 2016)
      The purpose of this study is to compare the forecasting efficiency of two univariate time series models, the seasonal autoregressive integrated moving average (SARIMA) and the Holt-Winter's triple exponential smoothing. A ...
    • Modeling South African banks closing stock prices: a Markov-Switching approach 

      Xaba, Diteboho; Moroke, Ntebogang Dinah; Arkaah, Johnson; Pooe, Charlemagne (International Foundation for Research and Development (IFRD), 2016)
      In this paper, we provide evidence that the five variables used in the study were nonlinear in nature, while finding a better Markov-switching model. The study used dailydata obtained from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange ...
    • Modelling intercontinental tourism consumption in South Africa: a systems-of-equations approach 

      Saayman, Andrea; Cortés-Jiménez, I. (Wiley, 2013)
      This paper investigates the pattern of inbound tourists’ consumption in South Africa, examining four main intercontinental markets and five different tourism goods. The empirical investigation develops an almost ideal ...
    • Modelling substitution between domestic and outbound tourism in Australia: a system-of-equations approach 

      Athanasopoulos, George; Deng, Minfeng; Li, Gang (Elsevier, 2014)
      This study uses a system-of-equations approach to model the substitution relationship between Australian domestic and outbound tourism demand. A new price variable based on relative ratios of purchasing power parity index ...
    • Modelling tourism demand for South Africa:  an almost ideal demand system approach 

      Botha, Andre; Saayman, Andrea (University of Johannesburg. Department of Finance and Investment Management, 2013)
      This paper models tourism demand for South Africa from the UK and the USA, using an almost ideal demand system. An error-correction almost ideal demand system (EC-AIDS) is applied to quantify the responsiveness of UK and ...
    • The moderating role of employability on the relationship between job insecurity and commitment to change 

      Baraldi, Stephan; Berntson, Erik; Kalyal, Hina Jawaid; Naswall, Katharina; Sverke, Magnus (Sage (Department of Economic History, Uppsala University, Sweden), 2010)
      The development of commitment to change is an underresearched area especially in non-western settings. The aim of the present study was to determine whether employability can moderate the negative effects of job insecurity ...
    • The moderating role of perceived organisational support in the relationship between workplace bullying and turnover intention across sectors in South Africa 

      Els, Crizelle; Rothmann, Ian; Van Schalkwyk, Lena-Mari (AOSIS, 2011)
      Orientation: Because workplace bullying has detrimental consequences on the profitability, work quality and turnover intention of organisations, this phenomenon should be addressed. Perceived Organisational Support (POS) ...
    • Moderne (finansiele) slawerny 

      Fouché, Jacobus Paulus (Buro vir Wetenskaplike Tydskrifte / Potchefstroom, 2009)
      There is probably no single person who has not been affected by the current international financial crisis. In order to understand what has happened, the reasons for the credit – and extended financial crisis are analysed ...
    • A motivation based typology of open-water swimmers 

      Ellis, Susanna Maria; Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (University of Stellenbosch, 2011)
      People travel to destinations for different reasons and the same applies to sporting events. To fulfil the needs of athletes and ensure that the event remains competitive, it is important to understand the needs of different ...
    • A motivation-based typology of five-day international test cricket match spectators 

      Scholtz, Marco; Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (AFAHPER-SD, 2015)
      Considering the various formats of cricket, as well as the different reasons why tourists attend these events, it becomes clear that more direct marketing of these events is required in order to expand attendance at ...
    • A motivation-based typology of triathletes 

      Kruger, Martinette; Myburgh, Esmarie; Saayman, Melville (SA Association for Movement & Leisure Science, 2014)
      Ironman South Africa is the only Ironman on the African continent which takes place every April in Nelson Mandela Bay (Eastern Cape Province), with nearly 2 000 athletes participating. The purpose of this research was to ...
    • Motives for attending the Cultivaria Arts Festival 

      Saayman, Melville (University of Stellenbosch, 2011)
      Festivals are becoming a key feature on the tourism calendar of many towns and cities. Cultivaria is one of South Africa’s newest arts festivals and is held at Paarl annually. The festival is one combining the arts, wine ...
    • Motives of attendees at Rain s live music theatre production: a tribute to the Beatles 

      Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (AJHTL, 2015)
      Theatre is a popular pastime in South Africa. However, little is known about the visitors attending these productions and what motivates them to attend. The purpose of this research is to determine the motives of attendees ...
    • Motives of circus attendees in South Africans: the case of Cirque du Soleil Dralion 

      Kruger, M.; Saayman, M. (University of South Africa (UNISA), 2015)
      The purpose of this research was to determine the motives of attendees to Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion production in a developing country. The results revealed five key motives, namely uniqueness, enchantment and aesthetics, ...
    • Multi-media for flipped classrooms: engaged nutrition learning in a multi-media enhanced flipped classroom 

      Ravyse, C.; Reitsma, G. (Unisa, 2015)
      This article focuses on the experiences of Health Science students changing from a traditional lecturer–centred, face–to–face teaching scenario to a multi–modal learning experience in a flipped classroom. Getting students ...