2017

Boshoff HS
The benefits of a business, student and academic partnership:  Developing authentic business-based assessments.  THE 29TH SAIMS ANNUAL CONFERENCE.  MANAGEMENT RESEARCH:  SCIENCE SERVING PRACTICE.

Coetzee A, Khoosal A
Consumer purchase decisions:  Exploring the effects of product packaging elements of alcoholic beverages.  THE 29TH SAIMS ANNUAL CONFERENCE.  MANAGEMENT RESEARCH:  SCIENCE SERVING PRACTICE.

Koloba HS
Does fiels of study influence desirability and attitudes towards self-employment?  Evidence from university students in South Africa.  THE 29TH SAIMS ANNUAL CONFERENCE.  MANAGEMENT RESEARCH:  SCIENCE SERVING PRACTICE.

Neneh BN
Growth aspirations among women entrepreneurs in South Africa.  INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS 2017.  BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS.

Van Zyl JH
Consumer preferences with regard to red meat:  an Eye-tracker case study.  21ST INTERNATIONAL FARM MANAGEMENT CONGRESS "FUTURE FARMING SYSTEMS"

2014

Benedict and Mensah S
A conceptual analysis of the regulatory environment in South Africa.  2ND BIENNIAL AFRICA ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. 8-11 January 2014.

Smit AvA and Ngek NB
IPOs on the JSE:  Can underpricing assists investors in their decision-making process? INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE. 19-20 August 2014.

Smit AvA
Reasons for FDI of Chinese-owned SMEs in South Africa. ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT IN MODERN CONDITIONS, RUSSIA. 6 February 2014.

Benedict EE, Benedict OH, Benedict RG
An elucidation on causes and risks around the violent attacks on foreign-owned SMEs in South African townships. THE VALUE 2014 CONFERENCE, UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG. 26-27 May 2014.

Smit AvA and Neneh BN
Initial public offerings on the South African stock exchange:  Can underpricing assist investors in their decision-making process? 8TH INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE. 18-20 August 2014.

2013

 Smit AvA, Alsemgeest L
Enhancing customer satisfaction by increasing the frequency of use of agricultural business units. Global Conference on Business and Finance Proceedings, Las Vegas, USA, 2-5 January 2013.

2012

 
Vermeulen W, Ramela P
Effective network management practices in the eye-care units of a public hospital. WEI International Business and Economics and Management Academic Conference, Croatia, 14-17 October 2012. 

Smit AvA, Neneh N
Exploring the effectiveness of debt financing for new SMEs in fostering economic development: regional evidence from SA.  International Business Conference. Kenya, 27-31 August 2012.

2011

 Mathibe MS, Van Zyl JH
The impact of business support services to SMMEs in the Free State. Barcelona European Academic Conference, Barcelona, 6-9 Jun 2011.

Nel J, Boshoff C, Raleting T
Technology cluster effects as moderator in the TAM: The case of text messaging and WIG mobile banking adoption. Academy of Marketing Science, Miami, 24-27 May 2011.

Nel J, Weppenaar L, De Beer P
The role of auction item information in online auction success. Academy of Marketing, Liverpool, 5-7 Jul 2011.

2010

Benedict E, Van Zyl JH
The successes and challenges of a university SME support unit: a South African case study. International Academy of African Business and Development, Lagos, Nigeria, 18-23 May 2010.

Fatoki OO, Smit AvA
The impact of the business environment on the availability of trade credit to new SMME’s in South Africa. Southern Africa Institute for Management Scientists, South Africa, Sep 2010.

Fatoki OO, Smit AvA
What can new SMEs do to obtain trade credit? 4th International Business Conference, Victoria Falls, Zambia, Oct 2010.

Nel J
Gender differences in non-users’ attitude towards WIG cellphone banking. Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy, Australia, Nov 2010.

Rammile N
The role of gender within consumer segments based on lifestyle and brand equity for the South African cellular market. Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, 5-8 Jul 2010.

Rammile N
Cellphone usage and the sources of information: the role and age. Southern Africa Institute for Management Scientists, South Africa, Sep 2010.

Van Zyl JH
Entrepreneurial skills development: a paradigm shift. Southern Africa Institute for Management Scientists, South Africa, Sep 2010.

Van Zyl JH, Ranyane-Kapeng KA
Implications of procurement policy for food safety standards. IBER (Business) Conference, Las Vegas, Oct 2010.

Vermeulen W
The quality delivery of banks in South Africa. International Journal of Science and Arts, University of Malta, 15-18 Feb 2010.

Vermeulen W
The impact of cause-related marketing on generation Y consumers, 4th International Business Conference, Victoria Falls, Zambia, Oct 2010.

Weppenaar LM, De Kock HS, Nel J, Van Zyl J, Vermeulen W
Investigating the usefulness of electronic word-of-mouth in the marketing process (WIP). South African Institute for Management Scientists, South Africa, Sep 2010.

2009


Kotzé L, Smit AvA
The drivers of customer perception of business units in an agricultural business. International Business Conference, Zanzibar, 16-17 Sep 2009.

Mensah SNA, Benedict E
Entrepreneurship training and poverty alleviation: Empowering the poor in the Eastern Free State of South Africa. International Business Conference, Zanzibar, 16-17 Sep 2009.

Nel J, Bounagui M, Raubenheimer J
Gender differences in purchase intention of music downloads. Academy of Marketing Conference: putting marketing in its place, Leeds, UK, 6-9 Jul 2009.

Smit AvA
Start-up and survival of new SMMEs in South Africa: Is access to finance the big problem? International Business Conference, Zanzibar, 16-17 Sep 2009.

 

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