Volume 5                                                 CONTENTS                                                                     2014


VOLUME 5, Number 1                                                                                                                                                   APRIL  2014


 

Olawale Fatoki Enhancing Access to External Finance for New Micro- enterprises in South Africa

1-6

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D.Y. Dzansi  and E.O. Amoakoh • Does Marketing Research Really Matter for Smaller Businesses Under Competition? A Case Study of Hair Salons in  Dr. Ruth S Mompati District, South Africa

7-16

[Abstract]

 

Ravinder Rena and Malindi Msoni  • Global Financial Crises and its Impact on the  South African Economy: A Further Update

17-25

[Abstract]

 

Amos Kambonde  and Ravinder Rena • Foreign Direct Investment in the Retail Sector of Namibia:  An Analysis

27-35

[Abstract]

 

Dumisani Xesha , Chux Gervase Iwu  and Andre Slabbert • Business Relationships as a Driver of Success for Small, Medium, and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) in South Africa

37-43

[Abstract]

 

J. Dubihlela  and M. Sandada • Impact of Strategic Planning on Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises’ (SMEs) Performance: The Role of Employee Participation, Implementation Incentives and Evaluation and Control

45-55

[Abstract]

 

Zaheenah B. Chummun and Christo A .Bisschoff   • Investigating the Marketing of Micro-insurance Products  in South Africa 

57-65

[Abstract]

 

Mabutho Sibanda  and Laurine Chikoko •An Evaluation of Banking Sector Regulatory Capital  in a Multicurrency Economy: A Case for Zimbabwe

67-75

[Abstract]

 

Chigozie A. Chikere , Calistus C. Ibe, Mobolaji S. Stephens,  Obiageli N. Nze and Wilfred I. Ukpere • Motivating Factors for Cargo Diversion from Nigerian Ports  to Neighbouring Ports

77-86

[Abstract]

 

Zaheenah  B. Chummun  and Christo A. Bisschoff  • A Theoretical Model to Measure the Business Success of  Micro-insurance (MI) in South Africa

87-96

[Abstract]

 

Chris William Callaghan  and David Coldwell    Job Satisfaction and Job Performance:  The Case of Research Productivity

97-113

[Abstract]

 

Richard Chinomona  and Le Thanh Tam   Creating Enabling Environment for Micro-finance Sector Development in Vietnam: A Legal Framework Perspective

115-124

[Abstract]

 

Guide for Contributors

125-130

 

List Members of the Editorial Board

131-132

 


VOLUME 5, Number 2                                                                                                                                                   AUGUST  2014


 

Michael Bamidele Fakoya On Managerial Accounting Practices in South African  Public Departments

133-139

[Abstract]

 

Merwe Oberholzer, Pieter W. Buys, Wilbrie Fourie and Sanlie L. Middelberg  • Estimating Technical and Scale Efficiency of Red Meat Production: A South African Case Study

141-151

[Abstract]

 

Estelle M. David and Krishna K. Govender  • Re-Branding Fast Moving Consumer Goods in an International Company in South Africa

153-164

[Abstract]

 

Saphetha Appie Gwija, Chuks Eresia-Eke and Chux Gervase Iwu  • The Link between Entrepreneurship Education and Business Success: Evidence from Youth Entrepreneurs in South Africa

165-175

[Abstract]

 

Mamorena Lucia Matsoso and Olumide Henrie Benedict • The Customer-Supplier Relationships in Supply Chain Management: A Small Manufacturing Enterprise (SME) Perspective

177-184

[Abstract]

 

Gabriel Chipaumire and Hlanganapai Ngirande  • How Stock Market Liquidity Impact Economic  Growth in South Africa

185-192

[Abstract]

 

Sibanda Kin and Mlambo Courage • The Impact of Oil Prices on the Exchange Rate in South Africa

193-199

[Abstract]

 

Ogujiuba Kanayo • Poverty Incidence and Reduction Strategies in Nigeria:   Challenges of Meeting 2015 MDG Targets

201-217

[Abstract]

 

L. T. Chipunza and C. Chipunza  •The Influence of Selected Demographic Variables on the Choice of Bootstrap Financing Methods in Small Owner-Managed Businesses in Zimbabwe

219-229

[Abstract]

 

K. C. Sharma and D. D. Tewari • Sustainable Financial Services for a Developing Rural Economy: Establishing Needs and Prospects for Growth through Microfinance Institutions (MFIs)

231-237

[Abstract]

 


VOLUME 5, Number 3                                                                                                                                                   DECEMBER 2014


 

Africa Makasi and Krishna Govender • Price as a Proxy of Quality: Achieving Something Out of Nothing through the Placebo Effect

239-246

[Abstract]

 

Mamorena Lucia Matsoso and Olumide Henrie Benedict • Non-Financial Performance Measures in Small Medium Enterprises’ Supply Chain Management

247-257

[Abstract]

 

John Bosco Dramani and D. D. Tewari • Institutions’ and Electricity Sectors’ Performance in Ghana

259-274

[Abstract]

 

Ianessa Singh  and Norman Chiliya  • Mobile Customer Relationship Management:  An Exploratory Comparative Study of Rural and Urban Consumers

275-285

[Abstract]

 

K. L. Sharp and A. L. Bevan-Dye • Changes in Perceptions of the Internet’s Influence on Marketing in South Africa since the Late-1990s

287-295

[Abstract]

 

Cecilia Bilankulu, Edward M. Rankhumise   and Maupi E. Letsoalo  • Business Owners’ Perspective on Corporate Social Investment

297-306

[Abstract]

 

Santosh Kumar, Elias Munapo, ‘Maseka Lesaoana and Philimon Nyamugure  • A Minimum Spanning Tree Approximation to the Routing Problem through ‘K’ Specified Nodes

307-312

[Abstract]


Dumisani Xesha, Chux Gervase Iwu, Andre Slabbert and Joyce Nduna 
• The Impact of Employer-Employee Relationships on  Business Growth

313-324

[Abstract]

 

Fidelis O. Nedozi, Jude O. Obasanmi and J. A. Ighata • Infrastructural Development and Economic Growth in Nigeria: Using Simultaneous Equation

325-332

[Abstract]

 

Mabutho Sibanda • Do Firms Smooth Their Dividends Over Time?  Evidence from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange

333-339

[Abstract]

 

Anna Chingarande, Macleans Mzumara and Roseline T. Karambakuwa • Does Mercosur Possess Comparative Advantage?

341-349

[Abstract]

 

Index

351-352