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One of our best 2016 MBA theses on Authentic leadership

Investigating the mediating effect of perceived organizational support on the relationship between authentic leadership and work engagement By: Theresa Vermeulen 2017 Supervisor: Caren Scheepers Source:  http://hdl.handle.net/2263/59796 ABSTRACT: Using positive psychology and the theory of organizational support and reciprocity, we examined whether perceived organizational support (POS) mediates the relationship between authentic leadership and engagement. Authentic leadership […]
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One of our best 2016 MBA theses on mindfulness and moral responsibility

Mindfulness, responsibility, ethical judgement and ethical intent : A virtue ethics perspective By: Small, Cherise 2017 Source: http://hdl.handle.net/2263/59778 ABSTRACT: Proliferation of corporate scandals stands as a stark reminder that leaders can and will behave unethically. Mindfulness and moral responsibility in the context of elements of the ethical decision making process have received limited attention. As […]
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One of our best 2016 MBA theses on stakeholder engagement

Stakeholder engagement – level of implementation and determination of value creation By: Thabethe, Makhosazana 2017 Source: http://hdl.handle.net/2263/59783 ABSTRACT: The title of this research paper is Stakeholder engagement – the implementation and determination of value. This research aims to establish the level of understanding of the implementation of stakeholder engagement among senior managers in organisations. The […]
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One of our best 2016 MBA theses on authentic leadership and work engagement

Investigating the mediating effect of perceived organisational support on the relationship between authentic leadership and work engagement By: Vermeulen, Theresa, 2017 Source: https://repository.up.ac.za/handle/2263/59796 ABSTRACT: Using positive psychology and the theory of organisational support and reciprocity, we examined whether perceived organisational support (POS) mediates the relationship between authentic leadership and engagement. Authentic leadership and engagement have […]
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One of our top MBA theses on CEO renumeration (UP Space)

Effects of race on CEO pay-performance sensitivities By Sean Barrett Source: http://repository.up.ac.za/handle/2263/43964 November 10, 2015 Abstract:  Orientation: The available literature has revealed a polarised picture regarding the effects of race on CEO remuneration. This division centres on whether race is a beneficial factor or not with regard to the level and sensitivity of remuneration received. […]
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One of our top MBA theses on risk taking and corporate entrepreneuship (UP Space)

The impact of risk propensity on corporate entrepreneurship By Matthew Lawson Source: http://repository.up.ac.za/handle/2263/43984  November 10, 2014 Abstract: There has been a vast amount of research done in the fields of Entrepreneurship and Risk Taking. There is, however, very little literature regarding the relationship between Risk Taking and Corporate Entrepreneurship (CE). This study attempts to understand […]
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One of the best MBA theses on entrepreneurial intent at FET colleges in South Africa (UPSpace)

Impact of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurial intent at Further Education and Training (FET) colleges in South Africa By: Muzi Malindi Source: http://repository.up.ac.za/handle/2263/43998 November 10, 2014. Abstract: The purpose of this research was to investigate the impact of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurial intent at FET colleges. The background to the study is guided by the action […]
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One of our best MBA theses on strategic planning (UPSpace)

A critical evaluation of general morphological analysis as a future study methodology for strategic planning By: Simon John Swanich Source: http://repository.up.ac.za/handle/2263/43989 November 10, 2014 ABSTRACT: To achieve optimum results business leaders need to focus substantial resources towards developing a long term business strategy. However through a constantly changing business environment, leaders have to continuously review […]
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One of our top MBA theses on National competitiveness in Africa (UPSpace)

Driving factors for national competitiveness in Africa as measured by GDP per capita By Neil Andrews Source: http://repository.up.ac.za/handle/2263/43965  November 10, 2015 Abstract: Competitiveness has been part of central, monetary policy making for over 500 years where regions have aimed to improve competitiveness and productivity by focusing on specific factors. The focus of the research was […]
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One of our top MBA theses on tacit coordination (UPSpace)

Social factors contributing to tacit coordination By Helen Place Source:  http://repository.up.ac.za/handle/2263/43990 January 14, 2015. Abstract: Tacit coordination occurs when parties have to coordinate but communication is not possible. People are able to coordinate remarkably successfully through the use of focal points, choices that possess some characteristic that makes them significant to both parties. While a […]
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