Articles by Author: Stella M Nkomo

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  1. Why <em>Africa Journal of Management</em> and Why Now?

    Why <em>Africa Journal of Management</em> and Why Now?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    In this article, we provide the background as well as the rationale for the decision to establish the Africa Journal of Management. We begin by telling the story of the genesis of AFAM and its aspirational mission. Next, we discuss...
  2. Antecedents of Bullying in the South African Workplace: Societal Context Matters

    Antecedents of Bullying in the South African Workplace: Societal Context Matters

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    While there is a growing interest in the role of organizational context in workplace bullying, little is known about how societal context may influence perceptions of bullying in organizations. Context is defined as situational factors in the external environment which...
  3. Time to Look in the Mirror: Producing Management Theory and Knowledge for Africa

    Time to Look in the Mirror: Producing Management Theory and Knowledge for Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    This paper shares the presidential address I gave at the Third Biennial Conference of the Africa Academy of Management. My message focused on the responsibility of scholars interested in management and organizations in Africa to take up the complex challenges...
  4. Beyond meaning in dictionaries: Teaching Ndebele grammar using <em>Isichazamazwi SesiNdebele</em>

    Beyond meaning in dictionaries: Teaching Ndebele grammar using <em>Isichazamazwi SesiNdebele</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article calls for a user-oriented approach in the provision of lexicographic information in dictionaries and the need for such an approach to be complemented by the optimum utilization of dictionaries. The point of departure is arguably going beyond meaning...
  5. Comprehension or comprehending? Using Critical Language Awareness and interactive reading theory to teach learners to interact with texts

    Comprehension or comprehending? Using Critical Language Awareness and interactive reading theory to teach learners to interact with texts

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    This paper presents a critique of current approaches to the teaching of reading comprehension in South African classrooms. It is argued that the genre of the school reading comprehension exercise is a prime inculcator of thoughtless and non-interactive reading practices...
  6. Language policy, translation and language development in Zimbabwe

    Language policy, translation and language development in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Zimbabwe does not have a national language policy document on which the country's language practices are based. The language policy is usually inferred from the language practices that characterise various spheres of life. This article attempts to show how the...
  7. The influence of peers and other significant persons on sexuality and condom-use among young adults in northern Tanzania

    The influence of peers and other significant persons on sexuality and condom-use among young adults in northern Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Sexual behaviour change remains a primary goal of HIV prevention efforts globally. It is a complex issue influenced by numerous unpredictable variables such as individual desires, social and cultural relationships, and environmental and economic dynamics. This study in northern Tanzania...
  8. The correlates of safe sex practices among Rwandan youth: a positive deviance approach

    The correlates of safe sex practices among Rwandan youth: a positive deviance approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper presents the results of a 2001 sample survey and uses an ideation model to identify the factors affecting primary sexual abstinence and condom use among Rwandan youth. The findings showed that urban residence and age negatively influence primary...
  9. Factors associated with HIV infection among sexually experienced adolescents in Africa: a pooled data analysis

    Factors associated with HIV infection among sexually experienced adolescents in Africa: a pooled data analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article examines the factors associated with HIV status among adolescents aged 15–19 years in 13 African countries: Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Malawi, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The data were...
  10. Language in education and language development in Zimbabwe

    Language in education and language development in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    This article analyses the language in education policy of Zimbabwe. It attempts to highlight the factors that informed the formulation of this policy, as well as the challenges and constraints that have affected its implementation. The country's language in education...