The changing strategic vision of South African manufacturing: the case of the chemical industry

Clive D. Simon, Amrik S. Sohal

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Examines some of the issues faced by South African manufacturing concerns and considers in particular the chemical industry. Considers the macro‐environmental factors with particular reference to the political environment, unemployment and violence, and the effect of the removal of sanctions. Examines the South African chemical industry in terms of its past history and present structure. Discusses the new challenges faced by the industry and potential new strategies which can advance the South African chemical industry.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)14-20
Number of pages7
JournalIndustrial Management & Data Systems
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1995


  • chemical industry
  • macroenvironment
  • small-to medium-sized enterpriseS
  • South Africa
  • stategy
  • vision

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