Shepherd leadership: A managerial leadership theory for the merging of three campuses of the North-West University

Title: Shepherd leadership: A managerial leadership theory for the merging of three campuses of the North-West University First author: Professor Anna-Marie (AMF) Pelser iD orcid.org/0000-0001-8401-3893 Research Professor, North-West University, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences- Entity Director – GIFT, Mafikeng campus HED (Home Economics, PU for CHE), B Com (UNISA), B Com Hons (PU for […]

Key factors affecting the quality of maize

Title: Key factors affecting the quality of maize First author: Thabang Ramogodi iD orcid.org/0000-0002-8245-2566 PhD candidate, North-West University, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, Potchefstroom Campus. BSc Plant pathology (UP), BSc (Hons) Plant pathology (UP), MSc Quality Management (UK.) Co-author: Professor Anna-Marie (AMF) Pelser iD orcid.org/0000-0001-8401-3893 Research Professor, North-West University, Faculty of Economic and Financial […]

Causal attributions of success and failure made by Grade 10-12 Physical Science learners

Title: Causal attributions of success and failure made by Grade 10-12 Physical Science learners Dr Shreen Gutta – shreen.gutta@gmail.com Faculty of Education – North West University Co-author: Dr Noorullah Shaikhnag – Noorullah.Shaikhnag@nwu.ac.za Id orcid.org/ 0000-0002 1423 7696 Senior lecturer –Deputy Director, North West University, Faculty of Education- Mahikeng campus B Com (UDW-UKZN), BEd, MED, PhD […]

Killer robots, humanoid companions, and super-intelligent machines: The anthropomorphism of AI in South African news articles

Title: Killer robots, humanoid companions, and super-intelligent machines: The anthropomorphism of AI in South African news articles Authors: Susan Brokensha and Thinus Conradie, University of the Free State. Ensovoort, volume 42 (2021), number 6: 3 Abstract How artificial intelligence (AI) is framed in news articles is significant as framing influences society’s perception and reception of […]

Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 3

Title: Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 3 Author: Dr. Burgert Senekal, University of the Free State. Ensovoort, volume 42 (2021), number 6: 2 Abstract The first two articles in this three-part article series showed how network science realised the vision of Von Bertalanffy. In the current article, concepts such as […]

Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 2

Title: Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 2 Author: Dr. Burgert Senekal, University of the Free State. Ensovoort, volume 42 (2021), number 6: 1 Abstract Ludwig von Bertalanffy wrote extensively on General Systems Theory (GST) and defined and discussed the properties of systems. In the current article, Von Bertalanffy’s views on […]

Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 1

Title: Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 1 Author: Dr. Burgert Senekal, University of the Free State. Ensovoort, volume 42 (2021), number 5: 3 Abstract Ludwig von Bertalanffy formulated his General Systems Theory (GST) shortly after World War II. He envisaged an umbrella science that would unite the scientific endeavour by […]

How to consummate the Research-circle of Completeness in South Africa (8): Part 2

Title: How to consummate the Research-circle of Completeness in South Africa (8): Part 2 Gabriel P Louw iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6190-8093 Extraordinary Professor, Focus Area Social Transformation, Faculty of Humanities, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa (Author and Researcher: Healthcare, Higher Education, History and Politics). Corresponding Author: Prof. Dr GP Louw; MA (UNISA), PhD (PUCHE), DPhil (PUCHE), […]

How to consummate the Research-circle of Completeness in South Africa (7): Part 1

Title: How to consummate the Research-circle of Completeness in South Africa (7): Part1 Gabriel P Louw iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6190-8093 Extraordinary Professor, Focus Area Social Transformation, Faculty of Humanities, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa (Author and Researcher: Healthcare, Higher Education, History and Politics). Corresponding Author: Prof. Dr GP Louw; MA (UNISA), PhD (PUCHE), DPhil (PUCHE), PhD […]

How to examine the article-format master and doctorate (6): Part 2

Title: How to examine the article-format master and doctorate (6): Part 2 Gabriel P Louw iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6190-8093 Extraordinary Professor, Focus Area Social Transformation, Faculty of Humanities, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa (Author/Researcher: Higher Education, Healthcare, History and Politics). Corresponding Author: Prof. Dr GP Louw; MA (UNISA), PhD (PUCHE), DPhil (PUCHE), PhD (NWU) Email: profgplouw@gmail.com […]