Business Management
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Research expertise at the Department of Business Management

Stellenbosch University’s research efforts are focused on academic success as well as making a significant impact in the business world. The Department of Business Management contributes to this through research in its areas of expertise which include Investment Management; Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship; Financial Management; Marketing Management; and International Business.

We leverage our research expertise in the following ways:

  • Undertaking joint research projects with other universities: Our academics partner with researchers at universities all over the world to generate new knowledge in the above-mentioned areas of expertise. If you would like to partner with us on a joint research project, please contact Annali Maass at
  • Collaborating with the business industry: The Department offers consultation services, undertakes commissioned research, and compiles industry reports based on our areas of expertise. This enables businesses to partner with us in order to obtain cost-effective yet advanced research capabilities. If you would like to make use of our research services, please contact Annali Maass at
  • Media – expert opinions: If you would like to interview one of our faculty members, or if you are looking for expert opinions based on our fields of expertise, please contact Annali Maass at
  • Ensuring the relevance of our academic programmes: The research undertaken by the Department helps to keep our curricula current and relevant for today’s world of work. All our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes benefit from the expertise generated by our research.

The research outputs below – represented by a selection of recent journal articles – provide evidence of the expertise at the Department.