South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences

The South African Journal of Economic and Managment Sciences/Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe was founded in 1988 as a faculty journal at the University of Pretoria, but has now expanded to be globally representative.

SAJEMS' focus and scope


The South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences (SAJEMS) is a leading South African-based publication for interdisciplinary research in the economic and management sciences. SAJEMS publishes and disseminates high-quality academic articles that contribute to the better understanding of the interaction between economic, environmental and social perspectives as applicable to the broader management sciences in an African environment.

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Vol 18, No 2 (2015)

Table of Contents


Effects of intellectual capital on qualitative and quantitative performance: Evidence from Turkey PDF
Gökan Özer, Ercan Ergun, Osman Yılmaz 143-154
Regional economic impacts of events: A comparison of methods PDF
Lukas Van Wyk, Melville Saayman, Riaan Rossouw, Andrea Saayman 155-176
Individual shareholders’ understanding of the content of interim reports of South African listed retail companies PDF
Johan GI Oberholster, Carolina Koornhof, Quintus Vorster 177-189
Gender-based discrimination in South Africa: A quantitative analysis of fairness of remuneration PDF
Renier Steyn, Leon Jackson 190-205
Human resources managers as custodians of the King III code PDF
Frank de Beer, Daniel Hercules du Toit 206-217
Revisiting the relationship between different financial risk measures and the market return on ordinary shares in South Africa PDF
Elda Du Toit 218-231
CEO pay-performance sensitivity in the South African context PDF
Mark Bussin 232-244
Influences on happiness and subjective well-being of entrepreneurs and labour: Kwazulu-Natal case study PDF
Darma Mahadea, Shaun Ramroop 245-259
The influence of entrepreneurial intensity and capabilities on internationalisation and firm performance PDF
Boris Urban, Mpho R Sefalafala 260-276
The influence of volatility spill-overs and market beta on portfolio construction PDF
André Heymans, Wayne Peter Brewer 277-290



ISI web of knowledge: 2013 Impact factor

Sajems citations

2013 impact factor: 0.153

five year impact factor 0.138

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SAJEMS Abstracting / Indexing

SAJEMS is a refereed scientific journal and is accredited by the South
African Department of Education. SAJEMS is also abstracted / indexed
in the following databases:
  • Thomson Reuters in their Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
  • EconLit, the electronic database of the Journal of Economic
  • Literature (JEL)
  • The Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) list
  • ProQuest LLC
  • SciELO SA
  • Ebsco Publishing Inc
  • DOAJ Netherlands (Directory of Open Access Journals)

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