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  1. Into the looking glass - reflections of a self-directed learner acquiring a second language
    Attwood, Gillian, 2014-03-07T08:06:25Z
    Self-directed learning is a key concept in the field of adult education. Until recently, the primary focus in this field has been on the procedural aspects of the self-directed learning process, This research report has attempted to widen an understanding of self-directed learning by interrogatin ...
  2. Potential drivers of growth and employment in Mpumalanga province: An assessment of inter-industry linkages using input-output analysis
    Sithole, Jabulani Easmouth, 2014-03-07T08:25:15Z
    This study investigates the potential drivers of growth and employment in Mpumalanga’s economy using input-output (I-O) analysis as a contribution to industrial policy research and development for the province. Since 1995 to 2011, the Mpumalanga economy has been dominated by the tertiary sector (Qua ...
  3. An empirical evaluation of capital asset pricing models on the JSE
    Sacco, Gianluca Michelangelo, 2014-03-07T08:40:38Z
    The Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), as introduced by Markowitz (1952), Sharpe (1964), Lintner (1965), Black (1972) and Mossin (1966), offers powerful and intuitively pleasing predictions about the risk and return relationship that is expected when investing in equities. Studies on the empirica ...
  4. Islamic banking in South Africa: An exploratory study of perceptions and bank selection criteria among chartered accountants in South Africa
    Vawda, Mariam, 2014-03-07T08:47:27Z
    The growth of Islamic banking and financing as an alternative financial management model is flourishing in new regions. South Africa is one of the markets which is opening up to Islamic banking and finance as the need for financial products that comply with Shariah is increasing, among both Musli ...
  5. Evaluating the impact of the EU-SA TDCA on South Africa"s policy space
    Walaza, Uyabongeka, 2014-03-07T09:03:55Z
    Economic partnerships between developed and developing countries such as bilateral agreements are often seen as a platform for the attainment of economic growth, improvement of living standards, creation of employment opportunities as well as the reduction of poverty. However there have been some cr ...
  6. The historical construction of policy as discourse: the report of the Commission on Technical Education and Vocational Education in South Africa, 1945-1948
    Baker, Marian Joan, 2014-03-07T09:51:38Z
    The following research report presents an outline of the De Villiers Commission Report of 1948, and contains biographical information concerning its authors.The Report intended to refine and establish policy guidelines for technical and vocational education in the 1940s. The research will attempt a ...
  7. Nucleic acid sequence analysis of the distal X gene region containing the basic core promoter of the hepatitis B virus in southern African asymptomatic carriers of the virus and hepatocellular carcinoma patients
    Baptista, Marina Da Conceicao Pinto Azevedo, 2014-03-07T10:04:27Z
    The purpose of this study was to identify mutations in the basic core promoter and enhancer II region a* the hepatitis B virus (HBV) that might result in the hepatitis B virus e antigen (HBeAg)-negative phenotype and contribute to hepatocarcinogenesis in black African carriers of the virus. The b ...
  8. Patients" perceptions to sleep in a general practice setting
    Bassanino, Mauro, 2014-03-07T10:13:15Z
    A descriptive study of patients" perceptions to sleep in a general practice was undertaken. The aim of the study was to describe the perceptions about sleep in the adult patient in a general practice environment. This included descriptions of demographic data, patient’s perceptions and expectations ...
  9. Roles and competencies of first line managers for effective workplace management: the case of Amalgamated Beverage Iindustries (ABI)
    Gaga, Mzimkhulu Samson, 2014-03-07T12:20:15Z
    This research sought out to establish the extent to which first line managers - team leaders, supervisors, foremen - are considered part o f the management structure and. therefore, carry the attendant responsibilities. Secondly, the research aimed to ascertain whether supervisors are adequately ...
  10. Malaria (at the Chris Hani/Baragwanath Hospital) an "alien" epidemic?
    Gavalakis, Chrissoula Teresa, 2014-03-07T12:35:54Z
    Despite the efforts, for more than twenty years, to control malaria, the incidence of this disease still appeal"s to be escalating globally. At the Chris Hani/Baragwanath Hospital, data analysis of malaria admissions between January 1994 to December 1996 showed an increasing trend from year to ye ...