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  • Temtime, Z.T. (Faculty of Business, University of Botswana, http://www.ub.bw/ord/ord_journals.cfm?pid=540&rf=545, March, 2004)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Marobela, M. (Botswana Journal of Business, Faculty of Business, University of Botswana, September, 2006)
    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 ...
  • Ongori, H.; Agolla, J.E. (Academic Journals, http://www.academicjournals.org/AJBM, July, 2007)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Temtime, Z.T. (Science Publications / ANSI Journals; http://www.ansijournals.com/3/c4p.php?id=1&theme=3&jid=jas, 2001)
    Although environmental scanning is a key concept in management research, its application and importance, particularly in developing African countries, is not well investigated. Scanning the company's external environment ...
  • Pansiri, J. (Elsevier Ltd, www.elsevier.com, 2009)
    This paper gives an insight into the practical process of identifying the research philosophy, methods and research topic by doctoral students. The paper draws from personal experiences on the dilemma and challenges of the ...
  • Temtime, Z.T. (Science Publications / ANSI Journals; http://www.ansijournals.com/3/c4p.php?id=1&theme=3&jid=jas, October, 2001)
    This paper reviews the usefulness of the project management approach in promoting organisational and managerial flexibility in traditional organisations in developing countries. Three aspects of project management, viz. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Temtime, Z.T. (Journal of Management Development; Emerald Group Publishing Ltd; www.emeraldinsight.com/0262-1711.htm, 2004)
    This paper investigates the relationship between scanning and planning, planning and TQM practices, and scanning and TQM practices by collecting primary data from 54 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through ...
  • Pansiri, J.; Temtime, Z.T. (Emerald Group Publications, www.wileyinterscience.com, 2010)
    This paper aims to examine perceived critical success factors (SCFs) affecting the performance of small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and their relationships with firm characteristics. The paper also seeks to investigate ...
  • 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, ...
  • Ongori, H. (Academic Journals, http://www.academicjournals.org/AJBM, January, 2009)
    Empowerment is a concept which is widely used in management and many managers and professionals in various claim to be practicing it. Nowadays empowerment has occupied a central point in many organisations of the 21st ...
  • Ongori, H.; Shunda, J.P.W. (Asian Network for Scientific Information, http://www.ansinet.org, 2008)
    The main objective of this study was to find out the strategies for success of employee empowerment in organisation to reduce employee turnover. In addition, the study focusses on the benefits and criticism of employee ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ongori, H. (Academic Journals, www.academicjournals.org, 2009)
    The aim of this study was to find out the causes, types, effects and strategies on how to manage conflicts in organisations effectively to enhance organisational performance. Therefore, it is prime responsibility of ...

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