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  • Monitoring environmental complexities and changes:some lessons from small firms 

    Temtime, Z.T. (International Journal of Globalisation and Small Business; Inderscience Enterprises Ltd; http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalCODE=ijgsb, 2006)
    The process of gathering and interpreting pertinent information from the environment and introducing the results into the business planning process is referred to as environmental scanning. This paper investigates the ...
  • Esential skills for accounting graduates: the accounting practitioner's pespective 

    Kitindi, E.G.; Mgaya, V.K. (Institute of Finance Management, 2006)
    This study was undertaken to collect the views of practicing accountants in Botswana on a number of skills considered essential for any gradute in Accounting. Questionnaires were delivered to 250 accountants employed by ...
  • New public management and the corporatisation of the public sector in peripheral capitalist countries 

    Marobela, M. (Emerald Group Publications, www.emeraldinsight.com, 2006)
    Capitalist transformation of the public sector is global phenomenon that affects many countries. This paper seeks to examine recent public sector reforms introduced by the Government of Botswana to improve civil service ...
  • Perceived managerial problems in SMEs: evidence from Botswana 

    Temtime, ZT; Pansiri, J. (Development and Learning in Organisations; Emerald Group Publishing Ltd; www.emeraldinsight.com/reprints, 2006)
    Although the discovery of mineral wealth (i.e. diamond) has propelled Botswana into the middle-income category, the country still faces the problem of economic diversification, employment creation, income distribution and ...
  • Proactive marketing and financial management for Small and Medium Enterprises 

    Temtime, Z.T.; Pansiri, J. (Botswana Institute of Administration and Commerce (BIAC), 2006-05)
    Although the discovery of diamond has propelled Botswana from one of the poorest countries in 1966 to a middle-income developing nation, the country still faces the problems of economic diversification, employment creation, ...
  • A Test Measure Equivalence of Conflict Resolution Strategies in Joint Purchase Decisions 

    Makgosa, R. (Botswana Journal of Business, Faculty of Business, University of Botswana, 2006-09)
    The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the importance of ensuring the measure equivalence of marketing concepts in cross-cultural research. It is crucial to give attention to measure equivalence in cross cultural ...
  • Critical Realism in Management Studies 

    Marobela, M. (Botswana Journal of Business, Faculty of Business, University of Botswana, 2006-09)
    In Africa as in other parts of the world critical management research is assuming a lot of significance. There is now a felt need to break away with positivist or empiricist research, which has over years assumed hegemonic ...
  • Tourism market potential analysis in Botswana: A Delphi study 

    Kaynak, E.; Marandu, E.E. (SAGE http://jtr.sagepub.com/, 2006-11)
    This article explores what would be the most probable scenario for the tourism industry in Botswana by the year 2020. A modified Delphi technique was used to generate data from 68 industry experts. The findings show ...
  • Lending decision making and financial information: the usefulness of corporate annual reports to lenders in Botswana 

    Kitindi, E.G.; Magembe, B.A.S.; Sethibe, A. (Asian Network for Scientific Information, http://www.scialert.net/jindex.php?issn=1991-0886, 2007)
    This study sought to determine the usefulness of annual report information to lenders in Botswana with a view to establishing whether users of financial statement information derive any utility from information presented ...
  • How company and managerial characteristics influence strategic alliance adaptation in the travel sector 

    Pansiri, J. (WileyInterscience, www.wileyinterscience.com, 2007)
    The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of company executive characteristics in strategic alliance formation in the tourism sector of travel. A survey of Australian travel sector businesses was carried out and the ...
  • Lending decision making and financial information: the usefulness of corporate annual reports to lenders in Botswana 

    Kitindi, E.G.; Magembe, B.A.S.; Sethibe, A. (Asian Network for Scientific Information, www.ansinet.org, 2007)
    The study sought to determine the usefulness of Annual reports information to lenders in Botswana with a view to establishing whether users of financial statement information derive any utility from information presented ...
  • Peer influence on young adults’ products purchase decisions 

    Makgosa, R.; Mohube, K. (Academic Journals, http://www.academicjournals.org/AJBM, 2007)
    There are some people that an individual keeps in mind when making a purchase. Usually, such people disseminate opinions and other individuals are pressured into following their trend, becoming associated with them and ...
  • The small business audit : problems faced by auditors in selected SADC countries 

    Iwisi, D.S.; Kitindi, E.G.; Basson, N. (Emerald Group Publications, www.emeraldinsight.com, 2007)
    Auditing lends credibility to financial statements of enterprises. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has committed itself to the promotion of small businesses in member countries. This implies that auditors ...
  • Testing weak-form market effeciency in emerging market: evidence from Botswana Stock Exchange 

    Mollah, A.S. (World Scientific, www.worldscientific.com, 2007)
    Market effeciency is an area enormous interest in the financial literature. Numerous researches conducted imperical in testing weak-form market effeciency in several stock markets and employed various techniques but the ...
  • A review of the literature on employee turnover 

    Ongori, H. (Academic Journals, http://www.academicjournals.org/ajbm, 2007-06)
    “Employee turnover” as a term is widely used in business circles. Although several studies have been conducted on this topic, most of the researchers focus on the causes of employee turnover but little has been done on the ...
  • Critical review of literature on workforce diversity 

    Ongori, H.; Agolla, J.E. (Academic Journals, http://www.academicjournals.org/AJBM, 2007-07)
    Workforce diversity is a primary concern for most of the businesses. Today's organisations need to recognise and manage the workforce diversity effectively. Many articles have been written about this topic but there is ...
  • The effects of characteristics of partners on strategic alliance performance in the SME dominated travel sector 

    Pansiri, J. (Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam.; www.elsevier.com/locate/tourman, 2008)
    This study examines the effects of characteristics of alliance partners on perceived strategic alliance performance. Alliance relationships were explored within and between the travel sector, and other tourism sectors of ...
  • Assessing managerial skills in SMEs for capacity building 

    Pansiri, J.; Temtime, Z.T. (Emerald Publishing Group Ltd, www.emeraldinsight.com/jmd.htm, 2008)
    The paper aims to identify perceived critical managerial factors (PCMFs) affecting the performance of SMEs, show the direction and extent of relationship between PCMFs and firm characteristics, and forward some research ...
  • IT skills of academics and practising accountants in Botswana 

    Mgaya, K.V.; Kitindi, E.G. (Inderscience Publishers, http://www.inderscience.com, 2008)
    Information Technology (IT) skills are important for practising accountants and accounting educators. This paper reports on a study done to evaluate the levels of IT skills of practising and accounting educators in Botswana, ...
  • Motivation, influences, and perceived effect of ICT adoption in Botswana organisations 

    Iyanda, O.; Ojo, O.S. (Emarald Group Publishing Limited, www.emeraldinsight.com/, 2008)
    Purpose- The purpose of this paper is to examine the motivation, and perceived effect of information and communication technology (ICT) adoption in Botswana organisations. While a conceptual model of the adoption process ...