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The need for workplace democracy within the context of South Africa's developing political democracy.
This research undertakes a theoretical investigation of concepts related to industrial democracy and examines the need for workplace democracy within South Africa's dynamic contemporary context. It looks at the history of ...
Bottlenecks and constraints within the local labour market for engineers in the petrochemical industry sector : a case study of Engen Refinery, Wentworth.
This research investigates the specific labour market dynamics that underline the shortage of engineers in the Petrochemical Industry in South Africa. The central argument of this dissertation is that an understanding ...
In search for a new social welfare system : is the basic income grant the appropriate policy framework for developing societies?
This paper critically discusses the Basic Income Grant debate in South Africa. It briefly looks at the theoretical framework on poverty as a background. Then it goes on to three major theories that help build a coherent ...
Trade union survival strategies under globalization : a case study of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), the Pietermaritzurg Hullett Aluminium branch in the KwaZulu-Natal region.
There is an ongoing discourse among theorists on the real effect that globalisation has had on trade unions in different countries. Some trade unions in other parts of the world have experienced a massive decline in their ...
Questioning intimacy : Muslim 'Madams' and their maids.
Relationships between „madams‟ and „maids‟ have been the subject of various South African works, detailing the lives of domestic workers and their daily struggles. This study however aims to turn the focus on the madam and ...
A pilot investigation of the potential impact of implementing the National Qualifications Framework in industry as perceived by organisations, unions and industry training boards.
South Africa is facing increasing competition as it becomes a more active participant in the "global village". The current South African skills base is inadequate and existing education and training structures are doing ...
Trade union response to HIV/AIDS in South Africa : a case for social movement unionism?
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The formulation of competencies for general workers within an international foods manufacturer.
The problem investigated within this research is how an organisation can overcome its skills gaps, whilst ensuring national and international recognition of those skills, and contribute to an increase of skills nationally. ...
Skills and technological innovation for global competitiveness : a case study of Portnet's Durban Harbour (PDH)
There has been a global move towards involving people in process of change by developing organizations technologically, providing skills training and building capacity in all sectors of society, in spheres of government, ...