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Pirates on the high seas: Destabilised supply chain efficiency and performance - the case of SIDS (Small Island Developing State) Seychelles.
The period over the past 5 years, 2006 to the present day, has seen a dramatic change to the pre-existing levels of security and safe passage for sea-going vessels in Seychelles waters. In 2006, for example, there were no ...
Tentative transition to market communications: Early television advertising in Kazakhstan.
(Scientific Journals International, 2012)
While there has been considerable growth of commercial media such as in local, national and regional television in Kazakhstan, the reality is still one of oligopolistic competition with much political intervention. Utilising ...
Can Namibia become a regional gateway by developing a logistics hub around Walvis Bay's Port?
(Polytechnic of Namibia, Department of Communication, 2014)
Many developing countries wish to become the 'gateway' to a region or part of a continent. One strategy involves encouraging logistics cluster development. These support global supply chains and enable the growth of the ...
Logistics in Namibia: Issues and challenges, re-engineering for competitiveness.
Logistics is perceived to be important for Namibia’s growth and development, but it is a matter of conjecture as there is a dearth of documented information about the industry in Namibia. Furthermore, it is uncertain what ...
Global supply chains, logistics clusters and economic growth: What could it mean to Caribbean territories?
(University of the West Indies, 2012)
A time series analysis of determinants of savings in Namibia.
The driving objective of this article was to empirically establish the determinants of savings in Namibia through the use of co-integration and error correction mechanisms for the period running from 1991 to 2012. We made ...
Economic growth and tax structure in Zimbabwe: 1984-2009.
(Inderscience Enterprises Ltd., 2012)
We examine the tax-growth nexus in Zimbabwe using parametric and non-parametric analysis. We use a two-stage estimation procedure that first generates efficiency scores for the country using a Data Envelopment Approach. ...
Impact assessment: High capacity vehicles.
(University of Huddersfield, 2012)
In the United Kingdom (UK), the length of a goods carrying vehicle is limited to a maximum of 16.5m for a standard articulated vehicle and 18.75m for a draw-bar combination. In October 2011, the Department for Transport ...
Testing the long-run relationship between export and economic growth: Evidence from Namibia.
(Journal of Emerging Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking (JEIEFB), 2013)
This study investigates the export-economic growth relationship for Namibia. The study was motivated by the contradicting results in the literature of the export and economic growth relationship despite the wide theoretical ...
Investigating the challenges faced by SMEs in Namibia
The main objective of the study was to establish the critical factors undermining the operations of SMEs in Namibia. In carrying out this study, we relied upon the use of two incubation centres in Namibia, namely, the ...