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  • Cilliers, Frans; Terblanche, L. (OASIS OpenJournals, 2000)
    Using the pcrson-centered approach, facilitation in this study was conceptualised as providing opportunities for personal growth in the patient, and operationalised in a skills workshop for 40 nurses from different ...
  • Cilliers, Frans (Open Journals Publishing, 2000)
    This research aims to develop the facilitation skills of trainers. Facilitation is defined from the Person-Centered approach, as providing an opportunity for the trainee to experience personal growth and learning. A ...
  • Barnard, Antoni; Muller, Helene (2012)
    The study investigated the factor structure and reliability of a six-item sense of coherence (SOC) measure. Participants were a South African white collar employee sample (n=7185) purposively selected from over 300 different ...
  • Breed, Marita; Cilliers, Frans; Visser, Dalene (Open Journals Publishing, 2006)
    The aim of this research was to investigate the factor structure of six salutogenic constructs, namely sense of coherence, hardiness, learned resourcefulness, potency, internal locus of control and self-efficacy. Measurement ...
  • Martins, Nico (Business Perspectives, 2014)
    The purpose of the study is to confirm the validity of the South African Culture Questionnaire (SACI) and to assess the questionnaire’s degree of factorial invariance across race groups. The questionnaire has been used for ...
  • Manaczynski, Michael (2012-08-20)
    The research was conducted to determine what the success factors for new product development and commercialization were for a selected sample of SMEs in South Africa. Academic literature on success factors for New Product ...
  • Matlala, D; Van der Westhuizen, E.J. (2012-09-03)
    The aim of this study was to determine the factors causing voluntary nursing turnover (hereafter referred to as ‘turnover’) as manifested among professional nurses in four Sekhukhune District hospitals of the Limpopo ...
  • Brink, Graham Patrick (2012-04)
    Talent management is a source of competitive advantage and will be achieved by those organisations that are able to attract, develop and retain best in class individuals. It is thus not just a human resources issue but ...
  • Kamffer, Lindi (2009-08-25)
    Entrepreneurship is generally defined as the creation of new businesses - yet, nowhere is it more important than in large, established organisations. Product life cycles are contracting and businesses need to stay ahead ...
  • Harris, Anthony Craig (2011-06-28)
    Social buying is a recent marketing innovation in which provides Pareto-improving welfare gains to merchants, consumers, and brokers. Consumers benefit from access to significant discounts on advertised products and services, ...
  • Mamdoo, Naazia (2012-09-17)
    Employee Engagement is a critical business issue for the pharmaceutical industry especially owing to the highly competitive nature of this industry. This research postulates that factors can be identified that promote ...
  • Malinga, Khethukuthula (2011-06-28)
    Company A has experienced high voluntary staff turnover at middle management level between 2007 and 2009. During this period 35% of middle managers have resigned and, this has resulted in significant financial costs being ...
  • Coetzee, Mariette; Bezuidenhout, M. (UNISA, 2011)
    The purpose of this study was to identify the major components of affi rmative action (AA) fairness from an organisational justice point of view and to measure the perceptions of employees on AA fairness. 9A literature ...
  • Coetzee, Mariette; Bezuidenhout, M. (Southern African Business Review, College of Economic and Management Sciences, University of South Africa., 2011)
    The purpose of this study was to identify the major components of affi rmative action (AA) fairness from an organisational justice point of view and to measure the perceptions of employees on AA fairness. A literature ...
  • Cilliers, Frans (OASIS OpenJournals, 1995)
    Since the last visit to South Africa by Carl Rogers and Ruth Sanford in 1986, many businesses in the country showed enthusiasm to train person-centered facilitators as change agents for the post-apartheid South Africa. ...
  • Scholtz, Dewald Toerien (1994-06)
    Die doel van hierdie ondersoek is om die verskil in effek tussen direktiewe en nie-direktiewe insette van die fasiliteerder, tydens sensitiwiteitopleiding, te bepaal deur sommige kliente voor te berei op die ervaring deur ...
  • Balia, Daryl M. (2009-08-25)
    Corruption, understood as the misuse of public office for private gain, has become a matter of global concern. Numerous measures being taken, not least in South Africa, to contain its spread are increasingly regarded as ...
  • Djoumessi, Emilie Chanceline Kinfack (2009-04)
    The causal relationship between financial development and economic growth is a controversial issue. For developing countries, empirical studies have provided mixed result. This study seeks to empirically explore the ...
  • Barnard, Antoni; Peters, Dore; Muller, Helene (OpenJournals Publishing, 2010)
    Orientation: This article reports on a quantitative-relational study addressing the impact of sense of coherence (SOC), which is a psychological-wellness construct, on the financial-health profile of employees in an insurance ...
  • Epstein, Stanley Robert (1996-11)
    Financial innovation is a process that is not fully understood because of ~ts nebulous nature and the difficulties in determining its causes and effects. The pace of financial innovation has increased rapidly in recent ...

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