Articles by Keyword: Governance

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  1. The challenge of integrated rangeland monitoring: synthesis address

    The challenge of integrated rangeland monitoring: synthesis address

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The need to balance biodiversity conservation with sustainable development, though widely agreed upon, is elusive in practice. Human societies are increasingly disconnected from the ecosystems which support them. The loosening connection and growing scientific acceptance that ecosystems are complex, dynamic,...
  2. New perspectives in small-scale fisheries management: challenges and prospects for implementation in South Africa

    New perspectives in small-scale fisheries management: challenges and prospects for implementation in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Worldwide, the past 15–20 years has seen a significant shift in thinking and approaches to the management of small-scale fisheries. This is in response to the recognition that conventional fisheries management is not equipped to deal with the complexities, uncertainties...
  3. Shallow waters: social science research in South Africa's marine environment

    Shallow waters: social science research in South Africa's marine environment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    This paper provides an overview of social science research in the marine environment of South Africa for the period 1994–2012. A bibliography based on a review of relevant literature and social science projects funded under the SEAChange programme of the...
  4. Firm ownership structure and intellectual capital disclosures

    Firm ownership structure and intellectual capital disclosures

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    The primary purpose of this study is to investigate the association between three ownership structure characteristics and voluntary intellectual capital (IC) disclosure practices. Data for this study is hand collected from the 2000 annual reports of 390 Singapore publicly traded...
  5. An analysis of audit committee responsibilities and disclosure practices at large listed companies in South Africa

    An analysis of audit committee responsibilities and disclosure practices at large listed companies in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    Audit committees traditionally focused on oversight of the financial reporting process with the aim of ensuring that accurate, credible and reliable financial reporting is provided to the shareholders. The role and responsibilities of the audit committee have evolved, however, and...
  6. Sustainability reporting at large public sector entities in South Africa

    Sustainability reporting at large public sector entities in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    Public sector entities are central to the delivery of sustainable development, and every aspect of their role shapes how people live their lives. This, together with the fact that they are under constant and growing pressure to operate in an...
  7. Factors influencing corporate governance disclosure of companies listed on the Alternative Exchange (AltX) in South Africa

    Factors influencing corporate governance disclosure of companies listed on the Alternative Exchange (AltX) in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    This article examines the various factors that influence the level of conformance with corporate governance recommendations for companies listed on the Alternative Exchange (AltX) in South Africa. To achieve this objective, a corporate governance disclosure index was developed by examining...
  8. An analysis of corporate governance and company performance: a South African perspective

    An analysis of corporate governance and company performance: a South African perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    This study examines the relationship between corporate governance mechanisms and company performance as measured by economic value added (EVA), return on assets (ROA) and Tobin's Q. A multiple regression model is used to compare the association between corporate governance mechanisms...
  9. The epistemology of AIDS in South Africa: lessons from three scenario projects

    The epistemology of AIDS in South Africa: lessons from three scenario projects

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article reviews the methodology of future scenario-building in the context of HIV and AIDS in Africa. It considers three scenario studies conducted in the past decade: UNAIDS (2005), Metropolitan Holdings (2006) and the AIDS Governance scenarios (2015). The article...
  10. Remuneration Committees in South African Listed Companies

    Remuneration Committees in South African Listed Companies

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    This article examines the administration of executive compensation in listed South African companies in order to understand the background to the emotive expressions by the public concerning the amount of executive earnings. It conducts research in order to ascertain whether...