Browsing by Subject "Culture"

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  • Disele, P.L.P.; Tyler, D.J.; Power, E.J. (JSDA, http://www.ajol.info, January, 2011)
    The government of Botswana through its National Policy on' Culture (2001) and the National Ecotourism Strategy (2002) is committed to preserving national culture and historical heritage. The policy stipulates that ...
  • Moalosi, W.T.S. (IJSRE, http://www.ijsre.com, December, 2012)
    People in different cultures vary in their descriptions of their self-concept. These descriptions tend to be either individualistic or collectivist. Individualistic cultures preface independence and self-fulfillment, while ...
  • Moalosi, R.; Popovic, V.; Hickling-Hudson, A.R. (Springer http://www.springerlink.com/index/4p70461149163718.pdf, 2010)
    There is little in-depth research that can assist designers to use culture as a catalyst for designing innovative products within Botswana’s context. The concept of culture and design are intertwined, thus modifications ...
  • Onibere, E.A.; Morgan, S.; Busang, E.M.; Mpoeleng, D. (Elsevier Science Ltd, www.elsevier.com/locate/intcom, 2001)
    This paper reports on research carried out to determine whether a localised interface is preferred by users in a multi-cultural and multi-lingual country where a non-local language is nationally used,. We attempted to ...
  • Mwikisa, P. (University of Botswana, Department of English, http://www.ub.bw, 2008)
    The paper offers a reading of Shakespeare's the Tempest, Othelo and Titus Andronicus that sees the plays' black characters as disporic protagonists seeking alternative constructions of difference from those that are demanded ...
  • Kolawole, Oluwatoyin D. (Knowledge Globalization Institute, http://www.kglobal.org, 2012)
    Knowledge production, sharing and adaptation become beneficial when they enhance sustainable human development. Western and local knowledge are not mutually exclusive. In combination, local and western technologies may ...
  • Moalosi, R.; Popovic, V.; Hickling-Hudson, A.R. (Chinese Institute of Design, http://www.ijdesign.org, 2007)
    Products designed and manufactured in any country are influenced by local factors, such as the availability of raw materials, human skills, tradition, and socio-cultural values. The tendency to use available natural resources ...
  • Moalosi, Richie; Popovic, Vesna; Hickling-Hudson, Anne (Creative Commons. www.ijdesign.org, August 1, 2007)
    Products designed and manufactured in any country are influenced by local factors, such as the availability of raw materials, human skills, tradition, and socio-cultural values. The tendency to use available natural ...
  • Cheng, C.; Jose, P.E.; Sheldon, K.M.; Singelis, T.M.; Cheung, M.W.L.; Tiliouine, H.; Alao, A.A.; Chio, J.H.M.; Lui, J.Y.M.; Chun, W.Y.; De Zavala, A.G.; Hukuzimana, A.; Hertel, J.; Liu, J.T.; Onyewadume, M.; Sims, C. (JCCP, http://jcc.sagepub.com, July, 2011)
    In this study, the authors tested four cultural models—independence, interdependence, conflict, and integration—that describe the hypothesized relationships between dimensions of self-construal and components of subjective ...
  • Moalosi, R.; Popovic, V.; Hickling-Hudson, A. (Design Education Forum of South Africa (DEFSA), http://www.defsa.org.za, January 1, 2007)
    There is little in-depth research that can assist designers to use culture as a catalyst for designing innovative products within Botswana’s context. This is supported by evidence from the literature which indicate that ...
  • Moalosi, R.; Popovic, V.; Hickling-Hudson, A.R. (Design Education Forum of South Africa (DEFSA) http://www.defsa.org.za, 2007)
    There is little in-depth research that can assist designers to use culture as a catalyst for designing innovative products within Botswana’s context. This is supported by evidence from the literature which indicate that ...
  • Rwelamila, P. D.; Talukhaba, A .A.; Ngowi, A.B. (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com, 1999)
    The lack of 'ubuntu'(African group solidarity) between project stakeholders in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) public building sector has been surrounded by controversy and strongly held opinions. The work ...