• University of the Free State: Business School
    Top Business School

    A Business School offering high-quality programmes empowering you to become Worth More


    Read more

Papers, Publications, PhDs, and Chapters in Books

PAPERS

Bergh, L. 2016. The complexity of ambiquity: Of people and ordinary people, royalty and scarred heroes, South African Communication Association (SACOMM) conference, 3-5 October 2016.

Hinson, R.E. & Van Zyl, H. 2016. Exploring CSR-Based employer attractiveness. 11th Annual London Business Research Conference, 25-26 July 2016.

Bergh, L. 2016. "Being present": Afrikaans prepositional met-Constructions. 5th Southern African Microlinguistics Workshop (SAMWOP-5), Bloemfontein, South Africa, 23-26 November 2016.

Hinson, R.E. 2016. Investigating market orientation and positioning in Ghana's hotel sector. MBALI International Conference 2016, 6-8 July 2016.

Nel, P. & Kotze, M. 2016. Factorial invariance of the Mindfulness Attention and Awareness Scale (MAAS) in a group of Business School applicants. 2016 Annual SIOPSA Conference, Johannesburg, 19-20 July 2016.

Kotze, M. & Kruger, Y. 2016. The role and competencies of data scientists in the grain industry. 3rd International Conference on Social Sciences, 19-20 September 2016.

Carney, T.R. & Bergh, L. 2016. Ordinary meaning as everyday ritual. LSSA/SAALA/SAALT Joint Annual Conference, Cape Town, 4-7 July 2016.

Mofolo, T. & Bergh, L. 2016. Lean Construction: An analysis of its viability and potential impact on the South African Economy. 4th Business Management Conference, Durban, 24-26 August 2016.

Bergh, L. 2016. The complexity of ambiguity: of people and ordinary people, royalty and scarred heroes. South African Communication Association (SACOMM) conference (Theme: “Communication from within and below: Social Transformation and Inclusiveness”), 3-5 October 2016.

Bergh, L. 2016. Last bastions of socially acceptable stigma?. South African Communication Association (SACOMM) conference (Theme: “Communication from within and below: Social Transformation and Inclusiveness”), 3-5 October 2016.

Hinson, R.E. & Kakra, T.K. & Avornyo, F. & Van Zyl, H. 2016. Export marketing strategy as a firm-level determinant of export performance of Ghanaian small and medium enterprises. 6th Aalborg University Conference, 1 - 3rd June 2016.

Massyn, L. 2016. Exploring student support mechanisms from a student perspective: What are REALLY assisting them to complete?. Quality in Postgraduate Research, 20-22 April 2016.

Massyn, L. 2016. Professional degrees: Strategies to increase completion times. Quality in Postgraduate Research, 20-22 April 2016.

Bergh, L. 2016. Multimodal translation is amelioration: The voice of good news. The International Association of Business Communication (ABC) Conference (Theme: "Figuratively Speaking"), hosted by the University of Cape Town, 6-8 January 2016.

Hinson, R.E., Ibrahim, M., Adam, D.R. & Van Zyl H. 2015. Exploring the customer orientation practices of an indigenous Ghanaian insurance firm: A case of Starlife Assurance Company. 2nd Customer Service Management Africa Awards and Conference, The Harold Pupkewtiz Graduate School of Business, September 14th -15th 2015, Namibia University of Science and Technology.

Kotze, M. & Nel, P. 2015. Individual differences as antecedents of authentic leadership. 2nd Annual International Conference of Social Sciences, 27-30 July 2015. Athens, Greece.

Adendorff, W.T. 2015. The business of a memorial - a case study. World Congress of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA), Johannesburg, South African, 27-29 September 2015.

Bergh, L. & and Cawood, S. 2015. The Grammar of Everyday Ritual. Paper presented at the 2015 Joint Annual Conference of the Southern African Applied Linguistics Association (SAALA), Linguistics Society of Southern Africa (LSSA), and South African Association of Language Teachers (SAALT), hosted by the North-West University on the Potchefstroom campus, South Africa, 23-26 June 2015.

Bergh, L. & Naudé, L and Jacques Jordaan. 2015. Brand authorship, trust and stability. Poster presentation at the World Congress and 60th celebration of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA), Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, 27-29 September 2015.

Bergh, L. 2015. Scars that speak. Paper presented at the National Conference of the Southern African Folklore Society (SAFOS): "I am because we are - Heritage, Identity and Social Cohesion" hosted by the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein campus, South Africa, 7-9 October 2015.

Hinson, R.E., Renner, A., Buame S.C.K., & VanZyl, H. 2014. Bank customers' preferences and response to CSR initiatives in Ghana. Global Conference on Managing In Recovering Markets, Australia Business School Adelaide, November 8th - 9th, 2014, University of South Australia.

Bergh, L. & Lombard, E. 2014. The Grammar of Tattoos. Joint LSSA/SAALA/SAALT Annual Conference 2014. 24-27 June 2014.
Miller-Naudé, C. & Naudé, J.A. & Bergh, L. An eye-tracking analysis of students' ability to read Biblical Hebrew. Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Hebrew (SBL) 22-25 Nov 2015.

Ibrahim, M & Hinson, R.E. 2014. An Examination of Multicultural Corporations' Corporate Social Responsibility in Developing Countries - A case of Ghana. Global Conference on "Managing In Recovering Markets", Australia Business School Adelaide, November 8th - 9th, 2014, University of South Australia.

Bergh, L. & Lombard, E. & Van Zyl, J.H. 2014. In search of self and stability: Tattoos in the age of social media. Communicating histories, engaging the present, charting futures. SACOMM+40. 30 Sept - 3 Oct 2014.

Berg, L. & Lombard, E. 2014. The Grammar of Tattoos. Joint LSSA/SAALA/SAALT Annual Conference 2014, Johannesburg. 24 - 27 June 2014.

Berg, L & Lombard, E, & Van Zyl, J. H. 2014. In search of self and stability: Tattoos in the ages of social media. Communicating histories, engaging the present, charting futures. SACOMM+40 (South African Communiaction Association Annual Conference and 40th celebration of the Association), North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus.

Beelders, T. R. & Berg, L. 2014. Age as differentiators in online advertisement gaze patterns. Empowered by Technology. SAICSIT 2014 Conference. Leriba Lodge, Centurion, Gauteng. 28 September - 01 October 2014.

Boshoff, E. & Nel, P. & Kotze, M. 2014. The development and initial validation of the work conviction questionnaire (WCQ) The factor structure). ICAP (International Conference of applied psychology), 08 July - 15 July 2014.

Massyn L, Sanchez J. 2013. The St Edwards-Free State Connection: International Collaboration through Blackboard. World History Conference, Austin, Texas, 09 March 2013.

Berg L, Lombard E, Van Zyl JH. 2013. Tattooing among SA students: Commercialization of innovation?. The 7th International Business Conference Seychellrs, Sychelles, 02 September 2013.

Strydom DB, Willemse BJ, Van Zyl H. 2013. Proposed procurement marketing framework for patatoes processing companies. IFMA 19Transforming agriculture - between policy, science and the consumer, Warsaw, Poland, 21-Jul-2013 - 26-Jul-2013.

Bergh, L. & Lombard, E. Tattooing among SA students: Skin-deep designs? Justdesignit Symposium (JDI 2013). University of the Free State, Bloemfontein main campus. 25-26 July 2013.

Kotzé, M. & Kleynhans, R. Psychological Well-Being and Resilience as Predictors of First-Year Student's Academic Performance, Jeornal of Psychology in Africa 2013, 23 (1), 51 - 60.

Niemann,R. & Kotzé, M. 2012. Researching Resilience as Psychological Resource Capacity as Possible Predictor of Students' Academic Experience at a South African University. European Conference on Research Methodology, Bolton (UK) 27-29 June 2012.

Kotzé, M. & Kleynhans, R. 2012. Psychological Resource Capacities (Hope, Optimism and Resilience) as Predictor of Burnout in First Year Students at a higher education institution. 19th International Conference on Learning, London. 14-16 August 2012.

Lombard, E., Bergh, L., 2012: Tattooing among SA students: Skin-deep communicative signs of a minority group? Title of Conference: The 2012 Joint Annual Conference of Southern African Applied Linguistics Association (SAALA), Linguistics Society of Southern Africa (LSSA) and South African Association of Language Teachers (SAALT), Bloemfontein, 29 July 2012.

Bergh, L., 2012. Article title: Book Review Language, Thought and Reference George Powell, Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language and Cognition, 2010, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, ix + 217 pp., ISBN 978-0-333-99010-0 Hardback, 978-0-333-98584-7 Paperback, Full bibliographic details: Journal of Pragmatics 44 (2012), pp. 128-130


CHAPTER/S IN BOOKS

Bergh, L. 2016.  Tattooing as Memorial Pragmemes - Article, Springer.

Plaatjies, D. & Chitiga-Mabugu, M. & Hongoro, C. & Meyiwa, T. & Nkondo, M. & Nyamnjoh, F. 2016. South Africa 2016: Who is in charge? HSRC Press. Cape Town, South African.

Miller-Naudé, C. & Beelders, TR. & Bergh, L. & Naudé, JA. 2015. Visual grammar: An eye-tracking perspective on cognitive complexity in Biblical Hebrew pronunciation. Wipf & Stock.


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Adendorff, WT. & Van Zyl, JH. 2015. A repositioning model of the National Women's Memorial and the Anglo-Boer War Museum. Applied Business School Research, pp 19 -32.

PUBLICATIONS

Hinson, R.E. & Renner, A. & Van Zyl, H. 2016. Bank customers' preferences and responses to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in Ghana, Volume 10, No 1, pp. 1-18, Sept 2016.

Hinson, R.E. & Nimako, S.G. & Van Zyl, H. & Chinje, N. & Asiamah, E. 2016. Extending the four-stage brand loyalty framework in African Telecoms. Volume 11, Issue 2 & 3, pp. 53-82.

Kotze, M. & Nel, P. 2016. The psychometric properties of the Mindful Attention Scale (MAAS) and Freiburg Mindfulness Inventory (FMI) as measures of mindfulness and their relationship with burnout and work engagement, Volume 42, No 1, pp 1-11, Oct 2016.

Kotze, M, 2016. Self-leadership as an antecedent of authentic leadership: An empirical study among Public Sector employees, African Journal of Public Affairs, Volume 9, No 2, pp. 87-101.

Carney, T.R. & Bergh, L. 2016. Using prototype theory to determine the ordinary meaning of words. Journal for Contemporary Roman-Dutch Law / Tydskrif vir Hedendaagse Romeins-Hollandse Reg (THRHR), Vol. August edition.

Plaatjies, D, 2016. The principal-agent model in public service education, training and professional development. International Journal of Current Research, Vol. 8, Issue 01, pp. 25848-25858, January 2016.

Hendriks, CJ & Botha G, 2015: Accounting information for performance management in the public sector – African Journal of Public Affairs, Volume 8 number 4, December 2015, pp 102 – 118.

Kotze, M & Nel, P. 2015. The influence of trait-emotional intelligence on authentic leadership. South African Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol 13, No 1 (2015) 9 pp. Doi: 10.4102/sajhrm.v13i1.716.

Madichie, N.O., & Hinson, E. 2015. Food for thought? A tale of two African women businesses. African Journal of Business and Economic Research, 10 (2 & 3), 165-188.

Kuada, J & Hinson, E. 2015. Outsourcing in Ghana: An integrated perspective. African Journal of Business and Economic Research, 10 (2 & 3), 47-86.

Boshoff, E. & Nel, P. & Kotze, M. The development and initial validation of the work convictions questionnaire (WCQ) (Three factor structure) ICAP (International Conference of applied psychology) 8 - 15 July 2014.

Boshoff, E. & Kotzé, T & Nel, P. 2014. The development and initials validation of the work convictions questionnaire (WCQ) to measure approaches to ethical decision making in the workplace: Part 2. African Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 8 No 2, November 2014, pp. 15-30.

Strydom, D. B. & Van Zyl, H. & Willemse, B.J. 2014. Characteristics of potato contract producers in South African potato processing industry. Agrekon: Agricultural Economics Research, Policy and Practice in Southern Africa, 53:2 pp. 65 - 82.

Massyn, L & Wilkinson, A. 2014. Adapting to the contemporary learning environment: From instructional design to learning design. Progression, Vol 36(1) pp. 93 - 107.

Berg, L & Beelders, T. R. 2014. An eye-tracking report of reference points, congnitive affordance and multimodal metaphors' in Multimodal Epistemologies: Towards on Intergrated Framework. Rogledge. Pp. 13 - 25.

Carney, T. E. & Bergh, L. 2014. 'n Taalkundiege perspektief op woordeboekgebruik in die hof: die woodeboek as toevlugsoord. Liet Akademies: Regte. Jaargang 11(2) pp. 23 - 64.

Hinson, R.E. & Van Zyl, H., & Agbleze, S. 2014. An interrogation of the dialogic potential of insurance firm websites in Ghana. Information Development, 30(1), 59-69.

Boateng, R., Hinson, R., Galadima, R. & Olumide, L. 2014. Preliminary insights into the influence of mobile phones in micro-trading activities of market women in Nigeria. Information Development, 30(1), pp. 32-50.

Madichie, N.O., Hinson, R.E. 2014. A critical analysis of the "dialogic communications" potential of sub-Saharan African Police Services websites. Public Relations Review. 40(2), 338-350.

Carney, T.R. & Bergh, L. 2014. ''n Linguistiese perspektief op woordeboek gebruik in die hof: Die woordeboek as toevlugsoord'. Litnet Akademies: Regsjoernaal.
Kotze M, Steyn IJ, 2013. The role of psychological factors in workplace safety. Ergonomics, 56 (12), November: pp. 1928 - 1939

Coetzee, J. 2013. Perceptions of bonus incentive schemes at a major South African private bank, Acta Academica, 45(2):199-227

Coetzee, J. & Van Zyl, H. & Tait, M. 2013. Perceptions of service quality by clients and contact-personnel in the South African retail banking sector, Southern African Business Review, 17 (1):1-22

Kotzé, M. & Kleynhans, R. 2013. Psychological resource capacities (hope, optimism and resilience) as predictors of burnout in first-year students in higher education, International Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 19 (2):31-50.

Bergh, L., Lombard, E. & Van Zyl, J. 2013. Tattooing as personal branding: Commercialisation of creativity and innovation? In Proceedings of the 7th International Business Conference. Seychelles, 2-4 September 2013, pp.17-35.

Kotze, M. & Kleynhans, R. Psychological Well-Being and Resilience as Predictors of First-Year Students’ Academic Performance, Journal of Psychology in Africa 2013, 23(1), 51–60

Kotzé, M. & Niemann, R. 2013. Psychological resource capacities (hope, optimism and resilience) as predictors of the academic performance of first-year students in higher education, Acta Academica, 45 (2):

Massyn, L, & Sanchez, J. 2013. "The St Edwards-Free State Connection: International Collaboration through Blackboard" World History Conference, 9 March 2013.

D.B. Strydom, L. Terblanche, H. van Zyl and B.J. Willemse. 2012. Reduction of transaction cost within the processing industry. African Journal of Agricultural Research. Vol. 7 (47), pp. 6265-6273,

Kotze, M & Lamb, S. 2012. The influence of personality traits and resilience on burnout among customer service representative in a call centre. Journal of Social Sciences. Vol 31 (3), pp. 295-309.

Kotze, M & Griessel, L. 2012. A Post-Jungian perspective on the Psychological development of Afrikaner cultural identity. Koers-Bulletin for Christian Scholarship. Vol 77 (2), pp. 10 pages.

Mahmoud, M.A. & Hinson, R.E. 2012. Market orientation in a developing economy public institution: Revisiting the Kohli and Jaworski's framework. International Journal of Public Sector Management, 25(2), 88-102.

Mahmoud, M.A. & Hinson, R.E. 2012. Market orientation, innovation and corporate social responsibility practices in Ghana's telecommunication sector. Social Responsibility Journal, 8(3), 327 - 346.

Coetzee, J. & Van Zyl, H. & Tait, M. 2012. Selection criteria in the South African retail banking sector. African Journal of Business Management Vol. 6 (41), pp. 10558 - 10567, 17 October, 2012

Strydom, D.B. & Willemse, B.J. & Van Zyl, H. 2012. Factors effecting longer term farm contracts in the frozen fries processing industry. African Journal of Agricultural Research. Vol. 7 (37), pp. 5181 - 5190, 25 September, 2012

Nel, J.J, Boshoff, C & Raleting, T. (2012). Exploiting the technology cluster effect to enhance the adoption of WIG mobile banking among low-income earners. Management Dynamics.

De Klerk, J.J. (2012). Improvement interventions: To what extent are they manifestations of social defences? SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskryf vir Bedryfsielkunde, 38(2),Art. #999, 10 pages. Read More

PhD's

Masina, G.K. 2016.  A comparative study of indigenous versus foreign SMEs in Malawi. 
Promotor:  Dr W Vermeulen

Du Preez, A. 2015. Business success factors of selected companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Promoter: Dr. W. Vermeulen

Olivier, PJ. 2015.  A financial model to evaluate solar power in Free State dairy farms.
Promoter: Prof. B.J. Willemse

Ranyane, K. A. 2014.  A support framework for the survivalist entrepreneurs - Free State Province Case Study.
Promoter: Dr. J.H. Van Zyl

Bock, E. 2014.   Optimising tacit knowledge sharing among sales force members in the South African pharmaceutical industry.
Promoter: Prof. S. M. Niemann

Strydom, D.B. 2013. A procurement marketing framework for the potato processing market in the Eastern Free State
Promoter: Prof. B.J. Willemse
Co-promoter: Prof H. van Zyl

Botha, M. 2010.  A portfolio approach to improving market and credit risk management.
Promoter: Prof H. van Zyl
Co-promoter: Dr. P. Greeff

Coetzee, J.J.L. 2007. Wellness: A phenomenological perspective on organizational and individual efficacy.
Promoter: Dr. B. Anderson

Pawley, M.G. 2004. Mean variance optimisation, stochastic simulation modelling and passive formula strategies for equity investments.
Promoter: Prof. H. van Zyl
Co-promoter: Dr. P. Greeff

Share this page
essence_eng
© 2000 - UFS, Bloemfontein Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy Access to Information Developed by ICT Services