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 3 (2015)

Table of Contents


How does the human resource department’s client relationship management impact on organizational performance in China? Mediate effect of human capital PDF
Xiaoling Wang 291-307
Evaluation of banks’ commercial credit applications using the analytic hierarchy process and Grey relational analysis: A comparison between public and private banks PDF
Zeliha Kaygısız Ertuğ, Nuray Girginer 308-324
Innovation and organisational performance: A systematic review PDF
Tebogo Gilbert Sethibe, Renier Steyn 325-337
Institutional forces and divestment performance of South African conglomerates: Case study evidence PDF
David King, David Coldwell, Tasneem Joosub, David McClelland 338-353
Determining South Africa’s export potential to Australia: A panel data approach PDF
Andre Cillie Jordaan 354-365
An expanded accounting framework for sustainable growth: Focus on the relationship between a focal firm and its stakeholders PDF
Taeyoung Yoo, Giseok Nam 366-379
Measuring the impact of marginal tax rate reform on the revenue base of South Africa using a microsimulation tax model PDF
Yolande Jordaan, Nicholaas J Schoeman 380-394
Focal point pricing: A challenge to the successful implementation of Section 10a (introduced by the Competition Amendment Act) PDF
Mike Holland, Jannie Rossouw, Jessica Staples 395-409
Raising the bar on the foreign portfolio to 25 per cent: Strategic implications for South African investors PDF
David John Bradfield, Brian Munro 410-424
Board diversity and financial performance: A graphical time-series approach PDF
Cobus CH Taljaard, Michael JD Ward, Chris J Muller 425-448

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)
  • Sabinet
  • 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)