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  1. An evaluation of the implementation of Mercedes Benz production system (MPS) and the employee change readiness at Mercedes Benz commercial vehicles South Africa
    McAllister, Rozane Ronardo, 2015, Rhodes University
    The evaluation report section describes the evaluation of the implementation of Mercedes Benz Production System (MPS) at Mercedes Benz Commercial Vehicles, which is a division of Mercedes Benz South Africa’s manufacturing plant situated in East London. The section evaluates the changes the implement ...
  2. The impact of job redesign on employee job outcomes: the case of the implementation of a private-public partnership model at a hospital
    Onaga, Chukwuka Moses, 2015, Rhodes University
    It has been widely reported that despite high health expenditure and a myriad of policies in place, South Africa’s health outcomes are worse than those in many lower income countries. The adverse health outcomes are even more pronounced in a rural province such as the Eastern Cape Province. Conseque ...
  3. Perceived breach and violation of the psychological contract in a collectivistic culture
    Van der Merwe, Sophie Wilhelmine, 2015, Rhodes University
    The significance of relationships on economic actions and employee behaviour makes it critical for employers to understand the dynamics of employment through mutual obligations (Rousseau, 1990; Guest, 2004b). The psychological contract affords a broad platform to study the employment relationship (T ...
  4. A needs analysis of an employee wellness programme : the case of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Swaziland
    Madlopha, Sboniso Charles, 2015, Rhodes University
    In 2010, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Swaziland noticed a significant increase in employee absenteeism which they discovered was related mainly to: poor health (sick leave), personal and financial stress (garnishee orders were increasing), and low staff morale, the consequen ...
  5. The consideration and improvement of the sustainability performance monitoring framework for South African water boards
    Thompson, Craig Howard, 2015, Rhodes University
    The South African Constitution ensures the right to adequate water, health services and a healthy environment (Government Gazette, 1996: 1251, 1255). Associated legislation and national strategies require that water resources and water services are rendered in a sustainable manner to ensure the righ ...
  6. Performance management of health professionals : an evaluation research study of health services in the subdistrict of Buffalo City in the Provincial Department of Health in the Eastern Cape
    Booi, Mlungisi Wellington, 2015, Rhodes University
    Integrative Summary In 1997 the Minister of Public Service and Administration of South Africa, Zola Skweyiya, introduced the White Paper on Transforming Public Service Delivery(Department of Public Service and Administration(DPSA,1997: 1). It was premised on what was called Batho Pele (DPSA, 1997: 9 ...
  7. Strategic thinking during a period of turbulence : a case study of the BancABC Zimbabwe
    Mberi, Mary-Jane, 2015, Rhodes University
    A review of strategic thinking literature indicates that research has tended to focus on experiences contributing to strategic thinking, the strategic thinking perspectives that executives are likely to follow based on the environments in which they have developed their strategic competencies, and e ...
  8. An evaluation of the quality of customer service provided to large power users by Eskom in the Eastern Cape
    Caza, Akhona Nobusi, 2014, Rhodes University
    The aim of this research is to evaluate the level of service quality provided by Eskom to its Large Power User (LPU) customer segment in the Eastern Cape. The research uses the SERVQUAL model in order to assess the customers’ expectations and perceptions of the service provided by Eskom. This evalua ...
  9. Form and symbol in ancient Egypt
    Verwey, Erdmuthe Wilhemina, 1968, Rhodes University
    From thesis: The Egyptian civilization was regarded by the ancients as the ultimate example of" a morally regulated way of life; their judicious political economy was the admiration of the Elians and both Pythagoras and Plato accepted it as ideal, the former in a small select society and the latter ...
  10. Image and symbol : some aspects of the creative impulse in the visual arts
    Stonestreet, Lyn, 1984, Rhodes University
    From Introduction: The making of images has been a human activity since Prehistory, undergoing many and drastic changes over the centuries, but the symbols integral to images have proved enduring and recurrent. This is because the artist draws on that stratum of the psyche which C.G. Jung calls the ...