South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences

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 17, No 3 (2014)

Table of Contents


Smartphone Applications - Idea sourcing, and app development: Implications for firms PDF
Debbie Vigar-Ellis, John Bredican 232-248
Potential entrepreneurs’ assessment of opportunities through the rendering of a business plan PDF
Melodi Botha, Claire Leanne Robertson 249-265
Is regulatory capital a legitimate, comparable and objective global standard? Evidence from 51 institutions across 17 countries PDF
Johann Jacobs, Gary van Vuuren 266-283
Why is an ethical and integrated audit accreditation process required for Romanian hospitals PDF
Daniela-Tatiana Agheorghiesei (Corodeanu), Liliana Iliescu, Cristina Gavrilovici, Liviu Oprea 284-296
The influence of “buffering” variables on clients’ willingness to engage in dysfunctional behavior after a service failure PDF
Christo Boshoff 297-309
An exposition of resource capabilities for SMEs in the emerging markets PDF
Ritam Garg, Kalyan K De 310-318
Investment promotion in the South African manufacturing industry: incentive comparisons with Malaysia and Singapore PDF
Martha SI Wentzel, Maxi Steyn 319-335
The management accounting vocational fallacy PDF
Bienkie Shuttleworth 336-348
Network diversity structure, closeness and innovation of South African micro-entrepreneurs PDF
Eliada Wosu Griffin-EL 349-362

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)

EISSN 2222-3436 (Online)