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  • 5th international conference on business innovation and growth, 09 - 11 July (2019): Proceedings and book of abstracts 

    Lenao, Monkgogi; Tlhomole, Alpheus; Gangappa, Kuruba; Monyake, Jane; Mudongo, Monkgogi (University of Botswana, Faculty of Business https//www.ub.bw, 2019-07)
    The 2019 edition of the conference was themed; Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Accountability, Challenges and Competitiveness in Changed and Emerging Economies, and it attracted scholarship on a wide spectrum of ...
  • Accounting ethics: a study of professional independence status of accounting firms in Botswana 

    Kitindi, E.G.; Bonu, N.S. (Elsevier Ltd, www.elsevier.com, 2004)
    The purpose of this study was to determine if auditing firms in Botswana have begun to provide services beyond traditional auditing. It also sought to establish whether income from such services was significant compared ...
  • 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 ...
  • Business Planning in Small and Medium Enterprises in Botswana 

    Temtime, Z.T. (Faculty of Business, University of Botswana, http://www.ub.bw/ord/ord_journals.cfm?pid=540&rf=545, 2004-03)
    Although the relationship between planning and profitability is inconclusive, there is much consensus in the strategic management literature that no firm can survive in todayâ s turbulent and competitive markets without ...
  • Challenges faced by graduate business education in Southern Africa: perceptions of MBA participants 

    Temtime, Z.T.; Mmereki, R.N. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, www.emeraldinsight.com, 2011)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the degree of satisfaction and perceived relevance of the Graduate Business Education (GBE) programme at the University of Botswana. Design/methodology/approach – A ...
  • A decision tree approach for integrating small business assistance schemes 

    Temtime, Z.T.; Chinyoka, S.V.; Shunda, J.P.W. (Journal of Management Development; Emerald Group Publishing Limited; www.emeraldinsight.com/0262-1711.htm, 2004)
    There is a general consensus among public policy makers, academics and researchers that entrepreneurship is a vital route to economic advancement for both developed and developing economies. As a result, a host of small ...
  • A decision tree approach for integrating small business assistance schemes 

    Temtime, Z.T.; Chinyoka, S.V.; Shunda, J.P.W. (Emerald Group Publications, www.emeraldinsight.com, 2004)
    There is a general consensus among public policy makers, academics and researchers that entrepreneurship is a vital route to economic advancement for both developed and developing economies. As a result, a host of small ...
  • From operating efficiency to competitive edge: lessons from small firms in Botswana 

    Temtime, Z.T. (WileyInterscience, http://www.wileyinterscience.com, 2008)
    Today’s business environment is characterized by stiff competition, rapid technological advancements, and changing requirements of customers and employees. To grow and survive in this turbulent environment, Small and ...
  • Knowledge sharing behaviour and demographic variables amongst secondary school teachers in and around Gaborone, Botswana 

    Mogotsi, I.; Boon, J.A.; Fletcher, L. (South African Journal of Information Management, http://www.sajim.co.za, 2011-11-25)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between knowledge sharing behaviour and the demographic variables gender, age, organisational tenure and professional tenure. Following a correlational survey ...
  • Managerial Competency and Organizational Flexibility in Small and Medium Enterprises in Botswana 

    Temtime, Z.T.; Pansiri, J. (Business Perspectives; Sumy State University (Ukraine); http://www.businessperspectives.sumy.ua/, 2005)
    Although the discovery of diamond has propelled Botswana from one of the poorest countries in 1966 to its current stage of development as a middle-income country, the country still faces the problems of economic diversification, ...
  • The moderating impacts of business planning and firm size on total quality management practices 

    Temtime, Z.T. (Emerald; http://www.emeraldinsight.com/0954-478x.htm, 2003)
    Total quality management (TQM) research has concentrated on large firms. Little has been done on the TQM practices of small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), particularly in developing countries. This paper investigates ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 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 ...