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Departmental Head: Masters and PhD Programmes
Name: Herman Boikanyo
Location: D Ring 520 Bunting Road Campus
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Contact Details:
Tel: 011 559 5060


About Dr Herman Boikanyo

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Teaching of Strategic Management and International Business modules for 3rd year BCom students
  • Teaching of Strategic Management module for MCom students
  • Postgraduate supervision of Masters and PhD Students
  • Serving on various committees – College Higher Degree Committee, Postgraduate Research Committee, Ethics Committee, Teaching & Learning Committee

Areas of interest

  • Strategic Management
  • International Business Strategies
  • Strategic Intelligence and other types of intelligence, knowledge management
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Innovation

Supervision of Masters dissertation done to completion


  • MBA (Master of Business Administration) – supervised to completion
    • The effect of change management on staff retention, staff moral and productivity of employees
    • The migration from contractor-operated business model to owner-operated business model in the coal surface mining industry
    • Effects of corporate demerging process on employees and management in a mining company.
    • Career progression of women in SA gold mining sector
    • SMME access to finance: The challenges facing black-owned and female-owned small businesses in Gauteng
    • The effectiveness of major hazards control standard implementation
  • MCom Students – supervised to completion
    • Leadership capabilities and opportunity realisation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution –
    • The impact of optimism of productivity of sales employees
    • Factors affecting work engagement of engineers in a petrochemical organization – Mitigating factors to reduce segmentation between the informal and formal sectors in the transport industry
    • A critical analysis of amended Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment strategy in the petroleum sector
    • Exploring strategic management practices at a heritage site
    • The monetisation of healthcare real estate in South Africa as a source of capital to fund growth and operations
    • Effect of communication on strategy implementation
    • The role of leadership in strategy execution in a petrochemical organisation


  • PhD Business Management supervised to completion
    • Survival strategies of South African legacy newspapers in the digital revolution