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  1. Processes and Functions in Higher Education Students Adjusting to a New Learning Environment: Applying The Mmogo<sup>tm</sup>-Method

    Processes and Functions in Higher Education Students Adjusting to a New Learning Environment: Applying The Mmogo<sup>tm</sup>-Method

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article explored the processes and functions amongst a community of students who had to adjust to new social and academic settings. Thirteen university students of a predominantly seTswana ethnic background participated in the study (males = 5, females =...
  2. The Mmogo-Method™: Discovering Symbolic Community Interactions

    The Mmogo-Method™: Discovering Symbolic Community Interactions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In this article the development and implementation of the Mmogo-Methodâ„¢ is discussed as a culture-sensitive data collection method. The Mmogo-Methodâ„¢ provides opportunities for social researchers to gain a deeper understanding of the cultural symbolism in which social life is embedded...
  3. Critical Incidents Impact Management Among South African Police Service Officers

    Critical Incidents Impact Management Among South African Police Service Officers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article describes and interprets the law enforcement processes of managing critical incidents in a South African police district. Twenty participants from various police units were selected through purposive and theoretical sampling techniques. Data were collected using unstructured open-ended interviews,...
  4. Proposing Organizational Self Sufficiency Theory

    Proposing Organizational Self Sufficiency Theory

    It is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore the positive impacts of advanced manufacturing technologies (AMTs) on organizational performance. Many firms from developing countries attempt to import AMTs from foreign suppliers in order to improve their products' qualities, reduce costs and...
  5. Sexual activity and condom use among people living with HIV in Swaziland

    Sexual activity and condom use among people living with HIV in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    A number of studies have shown strong evidence of the association between HIV testing and an increase in consistent condom use. These studies have shown that HIV testing has contributed to a reduction in risk behaviours, since knowledge of HIV...
  6. Religious participation and HIV-disclosure rationales among people living with HIV/AIDS in rural Swaziland

    Religious participation and HIV-disclosure rationales among people living with HIV/AIDS in rural Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Despite the cultural salience of Christianity in many parts of Africa and the expansion of antiretroviral treatment, few studies have examined experiences of religious participation among HIV-positive individuals. Correspondingly, most studies of HIV self-disclosure in sub-Saharan Africa focus primarily on...
  7. The role of <em>Ubuntu</em> in families living with mental illness in the community

    The role of <em>Ubuntu</em> in families living with mental illness in the community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Families living with mental illness are a vulnerable group in the community. In the African culture, it is accepted that families are embedded safely in a community. In accordance with the principles of Ubuntu, people with mental illness should...
  8. Meaning-making and resilience: case studies of a multifaceted process

    Meaning-making and resilience: case studies of a multifaceted process

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Explanations of meaning-making generally prioritise intrapersonal processes. Although making meaning is an intrapersonal process, it is also strongly influenced by person-context interactions and cultural positioning. Nevertheless, the meaning-making literature has paid scant attention to how such interactivity and positioning shape...
  9. Connecting entrepreneurship and education

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal:
    The aim of this research is to explore the contextual characteristics of a particular group of Dutch restaurant owners, the successful culinary entrepreneurs (SCEs), to examine how these contextual characteristics might be used in a hospitality education. This very small segment of...
  10. Grounded theory application in doctorate research

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal:
    In this paper a case of doctorate research methodology is presented, which can serve as contemplation for fellow researchers who are preparing their study. An interaction of reflective narrating and grounded theory methodology is applied. This approach incorporates personal and...