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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Perceptions of Entrepreneurial Behaviour in Botswana 

    Makgosa, Rina; Ongori, Henry (Macrothink institute; http://www.macrothink.org, 2012)
    With the high rate of unemployment in Botswana, it has become imperative that the alternative source of employment seen by policy makers and researchers as the panacea to the problem, is entrepreneurship. Although, research ...
  • PMS in the magistrates courts of Botswana: the unintended consequences of public service change 

    Marobela, M.N.; Mawere, S.P. (Academic Journals, http://www.academicjournals.org, 2011-07-04)
    This paper explores the implementation of public sector performance reforms in Botswana magistrate courts to improve service delivery. The authors argue that it is imperative for management to consider the possibility of ...
  • 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, ...
  • Problems and Prospects of Technology Transfer in Developing Economies: A Review 

    Tesfayohannes, M.; Temtime, Z.T. (Science Publications / ANSI Journals; http://www.ansijournals.com/3/c4p.php?id=1&theme=3&jid=jas, 2002-03)
    Large-scale industrialisation policies and programs have proved themselves impractical to developing economies due largely to resource constraints. Small and Medium Industries (SMIs) play an important role in the transformation ...
  • Rebranding an institution of higher education in Botswana 

    Makgosa, Rina; Molefhi, Boikanyo A. (Macrothink Institute; http://www.macrothink.org, 2012)
    The issue of rebranding institutions of higher education has attracted little attention in scholarly publications. However, intense competition in the higher education market has forced institutions to modify elements of ...
  • The relationship between information technology usage and the planning behavior of SMEs in developing economies 

    Temtime, Z.T.; Shunda, J.P.W. (Science Publications / ANSI Journals; http://www.ansijournals.com/3/c4p.php?id=1&theme=3&jid=itj, 2002-06)
    The relationship between the degree of information technology usage, company size and its strategic planning practices has critical implications for sustainability of firm competitiveness. However the relationship has been ...
  • 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 ...
  • The role of demographics on decision-making styles of Botswana's retail shoppers 

    Makgosa, Rina; Sangodoyin, Oluranti (Macrothink Institute; http://www.macrothink.org, 2014)
    The current paper presents findings on key decision-making styles adopted by retail shoppers and how such styles are influenced by gender, age, education, income and marital status in an attempt to facilitate a sound ...
  • Role of Information Communication Technologies adoption in SMEs: evidence from Botswana 

    Ongori, H. (Academic Journals, www.academicjournals.org, 2009)
    The study tries to find out the driving forces for ICTs adoption, benefits, ICTs tools and barriers to ICTs adoption by SMEs.The methodology adopted for the study was a survey method whereby a conveneince random sampling ...
  • The Role of Microcomputers in Small and Medium Enterprises: Are They Used in Strategic Decisions and Planning? 

    Temtime, Z.T. (Science Publications; ANSI Publications http://ansijournals.com/3/c4p.php?id=1&theme=3&jid=jas, 2001)
    Although strategic planning and information technology are key concepts in management research, they have been widely used in relation to only large firms. Only few studies attempted to examine the perceptions of small ...
  • Segmentation analysis of financial savings markets through the lens of psycho-demographics 

    Matenge, Tendy; Makgosa, Rina; Mburu, Paul T. (AOSIS; http://www.aosis.co.za/, 2016)
    study seeks to contribute to the discourse of financial savings market segmentation. The study explores different segments of savers on the basis of demographic and psychographic characteristics that are unique to each ...
  • 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 ...
  • Small business critical success/failure factors in developing countries: some evidences from Botswana 

    Temtime, Z.T.; Pansiri, J. (Asian Network for Scientific Information, www.ansinet.org, 2004)
    Although the discovery of diamonds has propelled Botswana from one of poorest countries in 1966 to its current economic status as a middle-income country, the country still face the problem of economic diversification, ...
  • Strategic motives for alliance in the travel sector of tourism 

    Pansiri, J. (Routledge, www.routledge.com, 2009)
    The purpose of this article is to evaluate the strategic motives for alliance formation among tourism businesses. Based on past work on motivation for strategic alliance formation, this article identifies a set of motives ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Total quality management and the planning behavior of SMEs in developing economies 

    Temtime, Z.T.; Solomon, G.H. (Emerald; http://www.emeraldinsight.com/0954-478x.htm, 2002)
    Examines the relationship between TQM perceptions, planning behaviour, and firm size in SMEs in Ethiopia. Primary data were collected from 57 SMEs through a questionnaire. However, as the study is a preliminary investigation, ...
  • 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 ...