The following research entities are housed in the School:
Strategic Foresight Research Group (SFRG)
This School of Economic and Business Sciences and School of Accountancy research group includes international members (currently from Germany and New Zealand) and combines the expertise of accountants and management scientists in research projects that have a generalised strategic focus.
The group involves itself in researching topics that are of national and international strategic importance such as: risk and crisis management, education, tax and accounting systems, social responsibility and business sustainability.
The SFRG has presented papers at the Southern African Institute for Management Scientists and the British Academy of Management. Recent publications have appeared in The African Journal of Business Management, The Journal of Business Ethics and Critical Perspectives in Accounting.
Knowledge and Information Economics/Human Resources Research Agency
Director: Prof Chris Callaghan. The Knowledge and Information Economics/Human Resources Research Agency (KIEHRA) is a research group that provides a platform for multidisciplinary research into organisational and societal problem-solving. The unit has a specific focus on tacit knowledge, learning and the ‘human’ aspects of individual, organisational and national performance. This research agency is dedicated to the societal and economic upliftment of people, in various contexts, through knowledge creation.
Information Systems Research
The Division of Information Systems is actively engaged in research into IT adoption, information systems in organisations, and IT in education. Enquiries with division head - Dr Emma Coleman.
Please send enquiries to Prof Helen Duh.