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DESIGNING A FRAMEWORK TO DESIGN A BUSINESS MODEL FOR THE 'BOTTOM OF THE PYRAMID' POPULATION
This article presents a framework for developing and designing a business model to target the ‘bottom of the pyramid’ (BoP) population. Using blue ocean strategy and business model literature,Expand
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The status and challenges of industrial engineering in South Africa
The industrial engineering discipline in South Africa is examined by introducing the context of the discipline and by revisiting its history. The drivers influencing the context and future ofExpand
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Towards an antifragile South African SME
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A STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK TO UTILISE VENTURE CAPITAL FUNDING TO DEVELOP MANUFACTURING SMEs IN SOUTH AFRICA
SMEs contribute considerably to the national GDP and to private sector employment, but they struggle to gain access to the funding needed to support business sustainability and growth. VentureExpand
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An alternative view to assessing antifragility in an organisation: A case study in a manufacutring SME
In complex adaptive systems, antifragility designates the positive sensitivity to volatility, caused by (exceptional or ‘black swan’) external stressors that intervene with the intended functionalityExpand
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A STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK FOR IMPROBABLE CIRCUMSTANCES
Rare events, known as ‘Black Swans’, have determined the course of history. One of these was the global economic crisis of 2008. Such events highlight fields like strategic management and theirExpand
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Improbable circumstances strategic framework
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Complementary Partnerships for SMEs: A Relational Capability Maturity Model from an Ecosystem Perspective
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This paper aims to identify those requirements and practices described in the literature as conducive to sustainable relationship formation and development. Expand
FORMULATING A STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK TO PROMOTE SME DEVELOPMENT
SMEs are critical to economic development within the South African economy by contributing considerably to the national GDP and private sector employment. However they are unable to overcome theExpand
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