provide management and directors of companies, both private and public, with a reference work on the most important principles of corporate governance. It discusses the requirements of the Companies act, the recommendations of the 2002 King Report and recent requirements for directors of public-sector enterprises. Throughout the author makes clear how the relevant principles can be practically and progressively implemented.
Providing students of business management with a process for understanding the tourism industry, this educational tool highlights the importance of entrepreneurial activities within an unique and variable industry. Aiding readers in the move from conceptual stages to the drafting of a business plan, this guide gives budding entrepreneurs thorough guidance on financing a new tourism venture, assessing and identifying market opportunities, highlighting potential risks, and preparing a lucid financial management plan. Sample case studies and 10 simple rules for starting a successful tourist-based small business are also provided.
Looking beyond the year 2000, this text forecasts the impact of technology transfer and information technologies on South African banking. Integrated banking and economic concepts are presented which explore the origins of money, the development of banking and the inevitability of interest rates.
The basics of fundamental and general nursing science are presented in this health resource for auxiliary, enrolled, and registered general nurses. A strong community nursing focus infuses the outcome-based teachings and questions to stimulate further discussion. Practical information on nursing in South Africa is provided, including working in the legal framework, managing the challenges of nursing in a culturally diverse society, and dealing with patients suffering from HIV and AIDS. Medical teachings on the use of oxygen, temperature regulation, mobility, and skin integrity complement the ethical discussions.
The approach is to examine a number of fields -- animals as food, the trade in wildlife, trophy hunting and vivisection - and by uncovering what is happening beyond the public eye and by examining how the various actors and interest groups, including the government and animal protection groups, are responding, to tease out the issues involved.
Six marketing communication tools—advertising, personal selling, sales promotion, direct marketing, public relations, and sponsorship—are reviewed in this text for South African learners and practitioners. This fully updated edition focuses on recent developments in marketing communications, highlighting the use of the World Wide Web, e-mail, and instant messaging in marketing. The user friendly and interactive presentation for self-assessment makes this an outcome-based learning tool.
Completely updated to include the latest developments in the field of Nursing Science, this second edition covers the topics required for both Fundamental and General Nursing Science; this makes it suitable for the categories of Nursing Auxiliary, Staff Nurse and for the fundamentals of nursing for Professional Nurses. The manual has a strong community-based focus. It introduces the nurse to the fundamentals of nursing and is extremely practical, encouraging problem solving both in the clinic and in the community. Each chapter has tutorial-type questions to stimulate discussion and personal research. Key Features: This updated edition includes a chapter on the important topic of Informatics;...
This 2nd Edition covers all facets of the research process, from finding a topic to disseminating the results. The subject is placed in the context of the academic scene and research needs in South Africa, and methodologies discussed include traditional modes of inquiry, research technology such as the Internet, and the role of oral tradition in the social sciences.