|dc.contributor.advisor||Molefe, Gabedi N.||
|dc.contributor.author||Mthimunye-Xipu, Nnene Johanna||
|dc.description||MBA North-West University, Mafikeng Campus, 2014||en_US
|dc.description.abstract||This study examines the implementation of an employment equity (E.E.) plan at Triple "M"
Mining, a mining services contracting company (service provider) operating at Anglo
Platinum Mines of Rustenburg and Northam.
The purpose of the study was to establish how Triple "M" is implementing its employment
equity plan and whether or not possible causes for its failure could be identified. All the
uncertainties relating to its implementation were investigated and recommendations were
made. The question whether employment equity is being implemented correctly was likewise
examined. Policies regarding job advertisements, recruitment and demographic representation
of staff appointed to alleviate possible favouritism, window dressing and bias were also under
The most important findings of the study were:
~ The targets and strategic plans were not met and some stakeholders were not happy
about its implementation, as the best practices from the industry were not followed.
~ It was concluded that the policy is in place though it remained an espoused one and little
attempts were made to make it operational.
~ There was also a lack of top management commitment with regards to the
implementation of employment equity even though the organisation complies with legal
~ Historically Disadvantaged South Africans (people with disabilities and women) are not
represented in the company despite the government requirement.
~ Some participants felt that government should ensure compliance by exerting more
~ It was further found that there was no implementation of the strategic employment equity
action plan despite the fact that its policy existed in the company.
The above-mentioned are critical success factors that can lead to an authentic implementation
of the employment equity plan.||en_US
|dc.title||An investigation into the implementation of employment equity plan: a case of triple "M" mining (PTY) LTD||en_US