Articles by Keyword: Self Employment Initiative

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  1. Self-employability Initiative: Developing a Practical Model of Disabled Students' Self-employment Careers

    Self-employability Initiative: Developing a Practical Model of Disabled Students' Self-employment Careers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    This study investigated the self-employability initiatives of disabled university students by presenting a model that would allow the concept to be explained and used easily as a framework for working with students to develop their self-employment careers. A cross-sectional survey...
  2. Integration and Social Identity of Foreign African Professionals in South African Organisations

    Integration and Social Identity of Foreign African Professionals in South African Organisations

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored integration and social identity of foreign African nationals in the South African workplace. The study also explored the implications of the Employment Equity Act of 2006 as interpreted by foreign African nationals within the contexts of integration...
  3. Psychological Dimensions of Unemployment: A Gender Comparison Between Belgian and South African Unemployed

    Psychological Dimensions of Unemployment: A Gender Comparison Between Belgian and South African Unemployed

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study sought to compare South African and Belgian unemployed in their subjective experience of unemployment, committed towards employment and job search behaviour. We also considered gender differences regarding the psychological dimensions of unemployment between Belgium and South Africa. A...
  4. Climate change impacts on fisheries in West Africa: implications for economic, food and nutritional security

    Climate change impacts on fisheries in West Africa: implications for economic, food and nutritional security

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    West Africa was identified as one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change in previous global analyses. Adverse changes in marine resources under climate change may pose significant threats to the livelihoods and well-being of the communities and countries...
  5. Inclusive Growth and Institutions: An Analysis of the Employment Structure of India's Tea Plantation Sector

    Inclusive Growth and Institutions: An Analysis of the Employment Structure of India's Tea Plantation Sector

    It is generally held that though the Indian economy has been experiencing high growth in the post-reform period, it is not inclusive and that certain sectors, regions and population of the country are being excluded from the benefits of growth...
  6. ICT Adoption, Capabilities Development and Innovation Processes in Argentina: An Employment Approach

    ICT Adoption, Capabilities Development and Innovation Processes in Argentina: An Employment Approach

    The discussion on innovation and the adoption of new information and communication technologies (ICT) and their impact on economic growth and development have flared up in the past few years. This debate has become increasingly relevant mostly in emerging countries...
  7. Impact of recent evidence on the use of hormone therapy in the South African private sector (2001–2005)

    Impact of recent evidence on the use of hormone therapy in the South African private sector (2001–2005)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The release of the results of the oestrogen plus progesterone therapy (EPT) arm of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) in July 2002 started a worldwide process of reconsideration of the rationale behind hormone therapy (HT). This process was accelerated...
  8. Socio-economic and demographic factors related to HIV status in urban informal settlements in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Socio-economic and demographic factors related to HIV status in urban informal settlements in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The prevalence of HIV&AIDS is embedded in social and economic inequity and the relationship between social determinants and HIV incidence is well established. The aim of this study was to determine which socio-economic and demographic factors are related to HIV...
  9. A new informal economy in Africa: The case of Ghana

    A new informal economy in Africa: The case of Ghana

    This paper reveals a new informal economy in Ghana, Africa – the ‘in formal informal economy’ – where the actors are highly educated and skilled, and neither migrants nor ‘dropouts’ from the formal sector. Cast in the same setting where...
  10. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative: foundation stone in ensuring exclusive breastfeeding

    The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative: foundation stone in ensuring exclusive breastfeeding

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Globally, breastfeeding has been acknowledged as one of the most effective ways of ensuring the adequate health, development and survival of a child. In 1991, in order to ensure the right start for every infant and to extend the desired...