Andreoni, A., Barnes, J., Black, A., & Sturgeon, T. (2021). Digitalisation, industrialisation and skills development: opportunities and challenges for middle-income countries. In A. Andreoni, P. Mondliwa, S. Roberts, & F. Tregenna (Eds.), Structural transformation in South Africa: the challenges of inclusive industrial development in a middle-income country. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Barnes, J., Black, A., Markowitz, C., & Monaco, L. (2021). Regional Integration, Regional Value Chains and the Automotive Industry in Sub-Saharan Africa. Development Southern Africa
Barnes, J., Black, A., & Monaco, L. (2021). Government policy in multinational-dominated global value chains: Structural transformation within the South African automotive industry. In A. Andreoni, P. Mondliwa, S. Roberts, & F. Tregenna (Eds.), Structural transformation in South Africa: the challenges of inclusive industrial development in a middle-income country. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Barnes, J. (2019). Developing manufacturing leadership in South Africa (and regionally): The role of Monozukuri. Paper presented at the South Africa-Japan University Forum Conference, Pretoria.
Barnes, J., & Ndlovu, M. (2019). Digital Disruptions in the Yellow Metals Industry: The Role for Government Response. In IDTT Year 2: Digital Industrial Policy Brief: Industial Development Think Tank.
Kassier, L. (2019a). Development of an Energy Master Plan for Dube Tradeport SEZ: CSIR Report.
Kassier, L. (2019b). KwaZulu-Natal Municipal Energy Masterplans: CSIR Report.
Kinnear, L., & Rugganun, S. (2019). Applying duoethnography to position researcher identity in management research. South African Journal of Human Resources Management, 17.
Robbins, G., & Velia, M. (2019). In with the new and out with the old: Industrial estates and the prospects of manufacturing in Durban, South Africa. Urban Forum, 30(1), 35-55.
April, K., & Singh, K. (2018). Empowered Powerlessness in Production Environments: Effective Executive. Hyderabad, 21(2).
Black, A., Barnes, J., Makundi, B., & Ritter, R. (2018). Electric two-wheelers in Africa? Markets, production and policy. Paper presented at the Conference on Green Transformation and Competitive Advantage, Bonn.
Kassier, L. (2018). KwaZulu-Natal Bioenergy Action Plan: CSIR Report.
Monaco, L., Barnes, J., & Black, A. (2018). Multinational strategy, structural change and supply chain development in the South African auto industry. Paper presented at the GERPISA Colloquium, Sau Paulo.
Robbins, G., Scott, D., & Sutherland, C. (2018). Sudafrica. Mecanismos de control y regimen di partido hegimonico. In E. Isunza Vera & A. Gurza Lavalle (Eds.), Conteroles democraticos no electoralesa y regimens de rendicion de cuentas en el Sur Global (pp. 195-242). Oxford: Peter Lang.
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Barnes, J., Black, A., & Techakanont, K. (2017). Industrial policy, multinational strategy, and domestic capability: A comparative analysis of the development of South Africa’s and Thailand’s automotive industry. European Journal of Development Research, 29, 37-53.
Kassier, L. (2017). Energy Innovation & Investment: A case study for a Netfit tariff for Rooftop PV in Ethekwini Municipality South Africa. Paper presented at the 6th Manheim Energy Conference, Manheim.
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Morris, M., Staritz, C., & Barnes, J. (2011). Value chain dynamics, local embeddedness, and upgrading in the clothing sectors of Lesotho and Swaziland. International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, 4.
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