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2021 State of state-owned enterprises: governance in BRICS countries: issues for consideration

State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) across the world are the main drivers of the economy; specifically through their contribution to their countr...

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2021 Gearing up: R&D and innovation capabilities in three South African state-owned enterprises

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) are an integral part of South Africa's economic development. In recent years, there has been widespread publi...

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2018 Streamlining the state-owned entities landscape within the overarching legislative framework

In this policy brief, the author outlines the major challenges that arise in the current state-owned entities (SOE)landscape. Against these ...

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2018 The future of state-owned enterprises in South Africa: why R&D matters

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) in South Africa are crucial to industrial development. The future role of SOEs depends on their ability to fo...

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