13/12/2020

On 11 and 12 December 2020, various members of the Department of Business Management participated in the 11th Global Conference on Business and Social Sciences 2020 (GCBSS). The theme of the conference was “Contemporary Issues in Management and Social Sciences Research”, and was hosted by Novotel Bangkok Platinum Pratunam, in Bangkok, Thailand. The conference was held virtually, with participants submitting pre-recordings of their presentations.

 

To commence proceedings, Dr Shelley Beck presented her research paper, which was co-authored by Dr Ayanda Deliwe and Prof Elroy Smith. Their paper was titled: “Assessing SME perceptions of using green social media marketing”. The recording of Dr Beck’s presentation can be accessed on YouTube


 

Mr Storm Watson then presented his maiden research paper, which was co-authored with Prof Elroy Smith, titled: “Assessing customer attitudes towards zero waste shopping”. The recording of Mr Watson’s presentation can be accessed on YouTube.


 

On Day 2 of the conference, Dr Ayanda Deliwe presented her research paper, which was co-authored by Prof Elroy Smith and Dr Shelley Beck. The paper was titled: “Perceptions of food retailers regarding climate change and greenhouse gas emissions”. The recording of Dr Deliwe’s presentation can be accessed on YouTube.


 

Finally, Prof Emeritus Noxolo Mazibuko and Prof Janine Kr├╝ger had their research paper presented by their external co-author, Dr VB Akponah. Their paper was titled: “Factors influencing client’s decision-making processes in private health care institutions in Nigeria”. The recording of Dr Akponah’s presentation can be accessed on YouTube.

Contact information
Prof Elroy Smith
Professor in Business Management
Tel: 041 504 2033
Elroy.Smith@mandela.ac.za

Prof Noxolo Mazibuko
Emeritus Professor in Business Management
Noxolo.Mazibuko@mandela.ac.za

Prof Janine Kruger
Associate Professor in Business Management
Tel: 041 504 1124
Janine.Krueger@mandela.ac.za

Dr Ayanda Deliwe
Lecturer in Business Management
Tel: 041 504 2021
Ayanda.Deliwe@mandela.ac.za

Mr Storm Watson
Contract Junior Lecturer in Business Management
Tel: 041 504 2696
storm.watson@mandela.ac.za