thinking beyond

Postdoctoral Staff Members

  • Dr R Matikiti (PhD Tourism) – Mentor, Dr J Hattingh
  • Dr E Saker (PhD Marketing) – Mentor, Professor P Rambe

Pursue your postgraduate studies in the Faculty of Management Sciences through one of the postgraduate research programmes offered.

  • Master of Management Sciences in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Management Sciences in Marketing Management
  • Master of Management Sciences in Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Master of Management Sciences in Public Management
  • Master of Management Sciences in Internal Auditing
  • Master of Management Sciences in Finance
  • Master of Management Sciences in Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Project Management
  • Large Enterprise Management
  • Small Enterprise Management
  • Agricultural Business Management
  • Engineering Business Management
  • Fashion Business Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Capital Management
  • Hospitality Business Management
  • Tourism and Event Business Management
  • Public Management
  • Accounting
  • Internal Auditing
  • Finance
  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • Doctor of Human Resources Management
  • Doctor of Management Sciences in Marketing Management
  • Doctor of Public Management
  • Business Administration
  • Business Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Project Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Capital Management
  • Hospitality Business Management
  • Tourism and Event Business Management
  • Agricultural Business Management
  • Engineering Business Management
  • Public Management 


Meet the pre-requisites

Masters programmes: you must have an average marks of 60% at Honours, Postgraduate Diploma, or BTech level, and at least 60% in Research Methods Module. NB: Entry into masters with a BTech Qualification follows the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. The process to enrol with BTech (PDF), 24 March 2021.

The process to become a postgrad

  1. You will be allocated a supervisor by the relevant HoD/postgraduate studies coordinator. The supervisor will guide you to develop a research proposal. Use this approval of proposal for postgraduates.docx (.DOCX)
  2. Once the proposal has reached the required standard in terms of quality, it will be presented at the Departmental level and following positive outcome, it will be presented at the Faculty Research and Innovation Committee (FRIC). 2021 FRIC dates (PDF)
  3. Approval of the Proposal by the Faculty Research and Innovation Committee will allow you to officially register.
  4. Registration for 2021 academic year ends 30 August 2021.

Supervisors

Academic employee and particular research interest

Academic

Highest qualification

Email Address

Research Interests

Prof. AJ Strydom

PhD (Economics)

atsrydom@cut.ac.za

Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Marketing

Prof. C Chipunza

Doctor of Technology (Human Resources Management)

cchipunza@cut.ac.za

HR - Intra-Individual Psychological Related Constructs and Small Business Development

Prof. DY Dzansi

PhD (Entrepreneurship)

ddzansi@cut.ac.za

Entrepreneurship, Corporate Social Responsibility.

Prof. NM Naong

DBA (Human Resource Development)

mnaong@cut.ac.za

HRD, HR and Leadership

Prof. P Rambe

PhD (Educational Technology)

prambe@cut.ac.za

Emerging Technologies in SMMEs, Social Media and SMMEs, E-business and Entrepreneurship, Educational Technology, Knowledge Management and Higher Education

 

Prof. D Kokt

Doctor of Technology (Human Resources Management)

koktd@cut.ac.za

Organisational Behaviour

Human resource management issues

Prof. F Van Der Walt

PhD (Organisational Behaviour)

fvdwalt@cut.ac.za

Organisational Behaviour, Leadership, Industrial psychology

Prof. R Haarhoff

DBA (Tourism Management)

rhaarhoff@cut.ac.za

Tourism Destination Management

Prof. T Van Niekerk

PhD (Public Management)

edwardst@cut.ac.za

Public Accountability, Governmental Relations

Dr L Laubscher

Doctor of Public Management

llaubs@cut.ac.za

Public Policy Management; Public Accountability

Dr L Pretorius

Doctor of Public Management

mpretor@cut.ac.za

Public Financial Management; Corporate governance.

Dr L Mosweunyane

DBA (Entrepreneurship)

lmosweuny@cut.ac.za

Business Administration – Small businesses and Entrepreneurship.

Dr P Hoeyi

DBA(Entrepreneurship; economics, statistics)

phoeyi@cut.ac.za

Finance/Investment Related Issues; Supply Chain; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Issues in Finance/Business; SMEs

Dr LW Dzansi

Doctor of Technology (Human Resources Management)

ldzansi@cut.ac.za

HR in the Public Sector Environment

Dr J Hattingh

DBA (Tourism Management)

jhatting@cut.ac.za

Tourism Development, Tourism Marketing

Dr D Crowther

DBA (Tourism Management)

dcrowthe@cut.ac.za

Financial Management, Hospitality Management

Dr L Steenkamp

PhD (Accounting)

llubbe@cut.ac.za

Corporate Governance, IS Audit, GAS, CAATs, Sectional Titles

Dr J Steyn

PhD (Higher Education and Internal Auditing)

jsteyn@cut.ac.za

Higher Education of Internal Audit Students, Internal Auditing

Dr E Palmer

Doctor of Human Resources Management

palmere@cut.ac.za

HR – Organisational Behaviour, Development and Change

How do you write your research proposal?

Download proposal writing outline (PDF)

  1. Musiiwa, D., Khaola, P., Rambe, P. & Chipunza, C. (2020). The impact of perceived justice on behavioural intentions in retail banking: An investigation of the explanatory roles of service recovery and overall satisfaction. Marketing Review Journal, 16(2), 80-96.
  2. Kokt, D & Makumbe, W. (2020). Towards the innovative university: What is the role of organisational culture and knowledge sharing? https://doi.org/10.4102/sajhrm.v18i0.1325
  3. Poos, E & Hattingh, J. (2020). Dark tourism: Growth potential of niche tourism in the Free State Province, South Africa. https://doi.org/10.1080/0376835X.2020.1847636
  4. Rambe, P., Chipunza, C. & Ngambi, D. (2020). Using WhatsApp for co-creation of learning resources: A case of a South African university. 16(1), a791. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/td.v16i1.791
  5. Thasi, M. & van der Walt, F. 2020. Work stress of employees affected by skills shortages in the South African mining industry. http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/24119717/666/2020.
  6.  Coughlan, L. & Hattingh, J. 2020. Local is lekker! The Search for an Appropriate Food Identity for the Free State Province, South Africa. DOI: https://doi.org/10.46222/ajhtl.19770720-7
  7. Atiase, VY & Dzansi DY. (2020). Investigating the drivers of product innovation in emerging markets: The African perspective. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsc.2313
  8. Chipunza, LT. (2020). Innovation in small accommodation businesses: A comparative study of Zimbabwe and South Africa. https://doi.org/10.4102/ac.v20i1.796
  9. Lombard, CA., Van Zyl, JH, & Beelders, TR. (2020). Eye-tracking consumers’ awareness of beef brands Workplace spirituality and the ethical behaviour of project managers. https://doi.org/10.1080/03031853.2020.1715807
  10. Mlambo, S., Rambe, P, & Schlebusch, L. (2020). Effects of Gauteng province’s educators’ ICT self-efficacy on their pedagogical use of ICTS in classrooms. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e03730
  11. Ndofirepi, TM., Mamsa, N & Rambe, P. (2020). Explaining the Market Acceptance of Artificial Sweeteners in a Developing Country: Evidence from Female Young Adults in Zimbabwe.: https://doi.org/10.1080/10454446.2020.1755404
  12. Rambe, P. & Ntshangase, TB. (2020). Personal factors, forms of capital and the entrepreneurial competence of female engineering and construction SMME owner/managers in an emerging economy context. http://www.ajhtl.com/
  13. Hlalele, BM. (2020). Developing the usage index for teaching with technology: A case study for Motheo district, South Africa. https://doi.org/10.4102/td.v16i1.668
  14. Hlalele, B.M. (2020). An insurable risk analysis for construction projects and industry using SPI: Gauteng Province, South Africa. http://sersc.org/journals/index.php/IJAST/article/view/29460
  15. Steyn, JC. (2020). Soft skills development in entry-level internal auditors: perspectives from practising internal auditors, students and facilitators in South Africa. https://doi.org/10.1108/HESWBL-06-2020-0129
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