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Authors: De Beer, Lourens
Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10948/6919
Description: The research project measured the influence of lean culture elements as well as power distance elements on the success of lean manufacturing implementations. The literature review revealed that lean t ... More
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Authors: Linford, Pierre
Date: 2015
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10948/8155
Description: Supply chain management in the for-profit commercial environment is a broad, far-reaching field of study, impacting on a society’s standard of living. Commercial supply chain management is the science ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10948/6591
Description: James Womack and his colleagues Daniel Jones and Daniel Roos changed the way western civilization approached manufacturing. In 1990, they published a book called ‘The Machine That Changed the World: T ... More
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Authors: Butler, Lauren
Date: 2015
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: vital:8866
Description: Literature indicates that the sustainability of Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) is important as they provide pivotal services to the community. In this study, the researcher investigates common proble ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10948/11047
Description: The main objective of the study was to ascertain the presence of the identified critical success factors for lean sustainability in a chemical manufacturing company in Port Elizabeth. The critical suc ... More
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Authors: Sidinile, Ayanda
Date: 2014
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: vital:8934
Description: With global advances in technology, many organizations are finding it difficult and quite challenging to do business as usual. Japanese companies are on top of the world economy, while many Western co ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: vital:8843
Description: The most basic role of operations is to execute a strategy (Pycraft, Singh, Phihlela, Slack, Chambers & Johnston, 2010). The aim of this study is to make a contribution to operational performance by a ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: vital:8907
Description: The Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry in South Africa is now more than ever, facing a new era with strong competition and a need for innovative and sustainable distribution strategies to rema ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: vital:8899
Description: When the current South African government came into power two decades ago they inherited a fragmented health care system whose main focus was on the tertiary care level. The strategy of the current go ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: vital:8886
Description: Detpak South Africa is a subsidiary paper and board company of Mpact Limited, formally known as Mondi Packaging South Africa. The Mpact group of companies operates across 31 sites and employs more tha ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: vital:8809
Description: South African vehicle manufacturers are under immense competition from vehicle manufactures from India and China. The global financial crises also put these organisations under intense pressure and th ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: vital:8775
Description: The reason for the existence of any company is to make a profit, which means increasing turnover and keeping costs as low as possible. Optimisation of the Value Chain and Procurement were identified a ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10948/6214
Description: The study was looking at achieving more cost-effective implementation of the Eastern Cape Thicket Rehabilitation Project. Project management has been identified as a key for a proper implementation of ... More
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Authors: Williams, Anand
Date: 2012
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: vital:8901
Description: This research report examines the changing nature of the organisation of work, in particular, the production methods in the South African automotive industry. The competition in the local and global m ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: English
Type: Thesis
Identifier: vital:8897
Description: Acceptable product quality is one of the central pillars of customer satisfaction, which is key to customer retention and business success. The quest to improve and maintain good product quality is as ... More
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