Challenges of Contemporary Economics

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First Name: Miemie
Second name: Struwig
Academic title: Professor

Place of employment: School of Management Sciences, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Position: Director: School of Management Sciences


1991 Vista University, PhD in Philosophy,

1987 University of Port Elizabeth, Master of Commerce,

1983 University of Port Elizabeth, Bachelor of Commerce (Honors),

1982 University of Port Elizabeth, Higher Education Diploma (Post-Graduate – for high school teaching),

1981 University of Port Elizabeth, Bachelor of Commerce.

Research interests:
Business Research Methodology; Entrepreneurship and Personal Financial Management.

Publications (most important/popular):

1. Struwig, F.W. & Stead, G.B. 2001. Planning, Designing and Reporting Research. Cape Town: Pearson Publications.

2. F.W. Struwig, 2008. Chapter 5: The business plan In: Nieman, G. Hough, J & Nieuwenhuizen, Entrepreneurship: A South African Approach. Pretoria: Van Schaik Publishers.

3. F.W. Struwig. 2006.  Chapter 3: Managing the micro business In: Nieman, G. Small Business Management. A South African Approach. Pretoria: Van Schaik Publishers

4. F.W. Struwig, 2003. Chapter 19: Intrapreneurship In: Nieman, G. Hough, J & Nieuwenhuizen, Entrepreneurship: A South African Approach. Pretoria: Van Schaik Publishers.

5. Struwig, F.W. & Smith, E.E. 2009. Organisational Norms of Academic Administration at a Higher Education Institution. ACTA Commercii, 9, 60-77.

6. Struwig, FW. 2008. Exploring the value profiles of business Students in South Africa. The Business Review, Cambridge, 9 (2) 55-61.

7. Struwig F.W & Plaatjes, W. 2007. Developing a Model to Investigate the Personal Financial Management Knowledge of Individuals. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, 10 (1) 21-32.

8. Dayan, O. & Struwig, M. 2010. Research in Marketing to The Senses: Current Status and Future Challenges. 39th European Marketing Academy Conference (EMAC), Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark. 1-5 June 2010.

9. Struwig, F.W. 2009. A Comparative Analysis of South African and Chinese Business Students’ Personal Value Profiles IN Conference proceedings of the Southern African Institute of Management Scientists, September, Port Elizabeth.  14-16 September 2009.

10. Struwig, F.W. 2009. The Personal Financial Knowledge and Practices of SMME Owners/Managers.  BMC Business and Management Conference. 5th – 7th November 2009. Durban South Africa.

11. Struwig, F.W. and Bean, A. 2008. The Personal Financial Attitudes of SMME Owners/ Managers in South Africa, 9th Annual AAAA Conference. November 29 to December 1, 2008, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.