Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences

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Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences


The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences has a strong focus in applied research and has a number of specialised research units including the Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), the Entrepreneurship Development Unit (EDU), the Institute for Social Development (ISD), the African Centre for Citizenship and Democracy (ACCEDE) and the EMS Student Support and Research Unit (ESSRU).

Electronic theses and dissertations are available in the Electronic Theses and Dissertations Repository .


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Recent Submissions

  • Piper, Laurence; Wheeler, Joanna (Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2016)
    Through examining violence in the township of Imizamo Yethu in Cape Town, we show that leadership in this community is not based on violence, despite its pervasiveness in the settlement. Further, rule by local leaders and ...
  • Yu, Derek (Routledge Taylor Francis Group, 2013)
    One of the most pressing socio-economic problems of the South African economy is high youth unemployment. Recent studies only briefly examined how the youths fared since the transition by comparing the 1995 October Household ...
  • Ogujiuba, Kanayo; Jumare, Fadila; Stiegler, Nancy (MCSER-CEMAS-Sapienza University of Rome, 2013)
    Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly being accepted as valuable platforms to create jobs and improve livelihoods. The Nigerian government has enacted favorable laws and regulations on contracts, leasing, ...
  • Bytheway, Andrew J.; Whyte, Grafton; Venter, Isabel (2015)
    A meeting of academics concluded that the management of IT resources in education is sub-optimal and under-researched. The extent of IT-related changes indicates a need for strategic management, proper attention to the ...
  • Bytheway, Andrew J.; Bladergroen, M.; Bangui, L. (SAICTED Research Team, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2015-06-11)
    This was a meta-study. That means that the intention of the study was to review and analyse previous studies, and draw conclusions about the state of research into technologies in education, and specifically into the ...