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  • Doctoral students welcomed

    Posted on March 12, 2015

    The Department of Human Resource Management welcomed six new doctoral students at the end of February. This year's doctoral programme will include a year-long classroom seminar series in the literature and theory of organisational behaviour, industrial-organisational psychology and human resource...

  • Professor emeritus remains productive

    Posted on February 23, 2015

    Prof Chris Thornhill, professor emeritus at the School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA), has retired in 2001, but is still actively engaged in teaching and research.

  • What does the future hold for travel management companies?

    Posted on February 19, 2015

    Recent research in the Tourism Management Division scrutinised the use of technology to align the needs of corporate travel managers with the functions of travel management companies.

  • Research on SADC transnational labour relations furthered in Germany

    Posted on February 16, 2015

    Two MCom students from the Department of Human Resource Management will visit the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany from 22 to 29 March 2015. Helena du Preez and Leani van Zyl are both busy with their mini dissertations regarding different aspects of a larger research project on...

  • Tax research brings global award to Africa for the first time

    Posted on February 10, 2015

    Professor Theuns Steyn, Associate Professor in the Department of Taxation, has been awarded the prestigious Australasian CCH/ATTA Doctoral Series 2015 Award.

  • Research on SA economics presented in Greece

    Posted on January 27, 2015

    Prof Roula Inglesi-Lotz of the Department of Economics visited the University of Macedonia in Greece and presented her current research. The topic of her presentation was “Environmental Kuznets Curve in South Africa: to confirm or not to confirm?”.

  • Researchers ranked on Brigham Young University Accounting Research Rankings

    Posted on January 22, 2015

    Prof Jean Myburgh, Acting Head of the Department of Accounting, Prof Stephen Coetzee, Ms Astrid Schmulian, Ms Cecile Janse van Rensburg and Ms Lizette Kotze, staff members in the Department of Accounting at the University of Pretoria, have been ranked on the Brigham Young Accounting Research...

  • Three PhD oral defences for the Tourism Management Division

    Posted on December 03, 2014

    The Tourism Management Division successfully hosted three PhD (Tourism Management) oral defences in October 2014.

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