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Graduate School of Technology Management


Master's completed

1.  List of Mini-dissertation titles: Mini-dissertations (MEM/MPM/MTM)

2.  Dissertations: Technology Management

Meintjes, GF
The effect of competition policy on technological innovation, 1994
Hildebrand, EG
Innovation-Based Intellectual Property Strategies, 1994
Prinsloo, C
An Analysis of the Links Between Academic Research, Competitiveness and the National System of Innovation in South Africa, 1994
Smit, FC
Technological Innovation in Electronic Initiation Systems in the South African mining industry, 1997
Korf, G
Merging of Technologies - A systematic approach to technological constraints, 1997
Wagner, JJ
The incubation of technology intensive new businesses, 1998
Geldenhuys, R
Modelling strategic response to technological change, 1998
Du Preez, GT
The development of a methodology for the assessment of technological threats and opportunities, 1998
Peters, W
Optimising equipment procurement by the use of technology management principles, 1998
Canca, A
The Impact of Technology on Genetic Diseases, 1999
Simitopoulos, D
A framework for scenario building in knowledge-based organisations, 1999
Malebo, L
Pieterse, HL
Fourie, LJ
Fricke, FR
Benn, LJ
Macmillan, S
Pieterse E
Bruinette, K The Simulation and evaluation of a proposed management system with shared constrained resources in the multi-project environment, 2005
De Klerk, SW Validating the core problem of project portfolio management in a multi-project environment, 2005
Van der Walt, JM
Mbewana, PM The key success factors for business incubation in South Africa : the Godisa case study, 2006
Pandey, AK Identification and assessmentof cleaner production technologies and appropriate technology managementstrategies and methods in the South African vehicle industry, 2007
Johnston, KS The impact of tecnicla Specifications on th Life Cycle Costs of Process Columns in Petrochemical Facilities, 2007
Broughton, EK A framework for Coherent Decision-Making in Environmental Impact Assessment in the Energy Sector of South Africa, 2010
Du Toit, Y  An integrated system approach to the decision making process, 2011

PhD completed

Pieterse, JJ
'n Doelgemaakte ouditprosedure vir die tegnologiese innovasievermoë van 'n onderneming, 1996
Luyt, DC
Nation-wide Quality, 1994
Coetzee, P
A normative model of innovative systems
Yannekou, A
The role of technology in effectively managing change in the South African food industry, 1998
Offringa, G
A decision support model for the determination of water research priorities, 1996
Steyn H de V
Strategiese beplanning van die tegnologie vir veldkanonstelsels: 'n Gevalle-studie in tegno-analise
Pretorius, MW
'n Model vir die taksering van nuwe tegnologie vir die vervaardigingsonderneming
Benade, SJ
The concept of a product knowledge base: Integrating engineering processes in the Manufacturing Company, 1997
Brent, AC
Van Vuuren, JF
Labuschagne, C
Lotz, FJ Technological Entrepreneurship in an emerging economic region: A model developed from a multi-cultural provincial study, 2006
Grobbelaar, SS R&D in the national system of innovation: a system dynamics model, 2007
Sawers, J How small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) can influence the successfulness of a partnership with a large company (LCO) in the technology innovation sector, 2007

Ross, VE

A model for inventive ideation in physico-mechanical systems, 2007 Institute for Technological Innovation)

Bekker, MC Project Governance for Large Capital Projects, 2008
Kaggwa, M Modelling South Africa’s incentives under the motor industry development programme, 2009
Mayindi, DH Industrial capability and national technological competitiveness : the case of South Africa's civil aircraft industry
Chan, Kai-Ying Alice Interorganisational knowledge flows between and innovative performance of science park firms : an exploratory study of South African new technology-based firms, 2010
Lubango LM Industry specific know-how, inventiveness, and research performance of universities’ entrepreneurs : a cross-national patent portfolio analysis, 2010
Barry, ML

Contributions to the Theory and Practice of Technology Selection: The Case of Projects to Ensure a Sustainable Energy Base for Africa, 2010

Lotz, M

Exploring stages/phases and gates as a project management approach for South African clean development mechanism projects, 2011

Jiang, Dong-Dong Engineering project management in the international context : a Chinese culture-based exploratory and comparative evaluation, 2011
Platzek, BP The role of intrapreneurship in a globally competitive technology business environment - A design concept and imperical study, 2012
Wessels A Th development  of  complex systems:  An  integrated  approach  to  design influencing, 2013

Thopil, GA

Externality valuation of non-renewable electricity generation in South Africa – An externE approach, 2013

Van Dyk, DJ

Sustainability of quality improvement programmes in a heavy engineering manufacturing environment: A system dynamics approach, 2013