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Comparison of spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta) prey in two protected wildlife land-use types, a hunting area and a nonhunting area, in western Zimbabwe
Organizational Culture and Performance in the Financial Services Sector
Peters and Waterman (1982:75-6), who once carried out a research in 62 American companies with outstandingly successful performance, drew some attention to the importance of organizational culture on performance: Without exception, the dominance and coherence of culture proved to be an essen...
An Evaluation of The Affinity For Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) And Willingness To Dilute Shareholding Among Zimbabwean Companies; A Case Study Of Bulawayo-Based Companies
This research seeks to evaluate the level of appetite for foreign direct investments or other forms of financial interventions among Zimbabwean (local) companies to revive industry operations, to evaluate the level of preparedness and willingness of local business owners to give up shar...
An Analysis of the Impact of Cultural Transfer on Organizational Performance in the Financial Services Sector (Bulawayo-based financial institutions
This research looks at an analysis of the impact of cultural transfer on organizational performance in the financial services sector, culminating from high employee mobility within the industry in Zimbabwe. The industry has been characterized by high employee mobility in an environment ...
African Industrial Revolution and Strategies for Attracting Foreign Direct Investment for Sustainable Economic Growth & Development in African Countries: The Zimbabwean Case
This paper focuses on various strategies that African governments can employ in their respective economies for attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) for sustainable economic growth and development. The recent phenomenon of “New Scramble for Africa” should not only benefit the...
Key Success Drivers for Microfinance Institutions in Zimbabwe: Developing Core Competences for Financial Inclusion
The microfinance sector has become a major conduit for the provision of financial services to the poor citizens and the informal business sector who are shunned by the conventional banking system on the basis of being high risk. Quite a significant number of microfinance ...
Maximizing Brand Exposure in the 21st Century; Branding as a Strategy for Creating Competitive Edge.
This paper examines branding as a marketing concept and how organizations can explore it for creating competitive advantage. It defines branding and explores the various aspects that organizations can pay attention to, in marketing either their products or services, in making their bran...
State of Knowledge on Breeding for Durable Resistance to Soybean Rust Disease in Developing World
Soybean (Glycine max L.) is increasingly playing an important nutritive role in the food and feed industry in most developing countries. However the crop is currently threatened by Soybean rust disease (SRD) caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi. This review provides general informati...
Genotype by Environment Interaction of Advanced Generation Soybean Lines for Grain Yield in Uganda
Grain soybean (Glycine max L.) is the primary source of vegetable protein for food and feed supplements, and accounts for much of the world’s oil supply. In most parts of Africa, soybean production potential is yet to be realised largely due to lack of improved...
Unlocking the potential of CRISPR technology for improving livelihoods in Africa
Africa is burdened with food shortages and plant, animal and human diseases. Some of these can be ameliorated by adopting genome editing technologies such as CRISPR. This technology is considered better than its predecessors, Zincfinger nucleases (ZFNs) and transcription activa...
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