Brian Barnard

University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School

Johannesburg

South Africa

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“  I am much interested in entrepreneurship and innovation research, and in this regard, follow diverse perspectives. I also research valuation models.  ”

Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Social Entrepreneurship: Objectives, Innovation, Implementation and Impact on Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Mar 2019
Anele Mthembu and Brian Barnard
Independent and University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 141 (213,671)

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social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship, opportunity, opportunity identification, implementation, social impact, economic development, social multiplier

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Rating Migration and Bond Valuation: Towards Ahistorical Rating Migration Matrices and Default Probability Term Structures

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Jan 2017
Brian Barnard
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 61 (367,224)
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default probability, default risk, credit risk, rating migration, bond valuation

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship: The Necessary Conditions of Value Creation

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Aug 2017
Brian Barnard and Derrick Herbst
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School and Independent
Downloads 54 (389,341)
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Innovation, entrepreneurship, value creation, opportunity, opportunity recognition, knowledge, incremental innovation, radical innovation, innovation measurement and evaluation, missing value, uniqueness of value, basic needs, entrepreneurship development

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategic Foresight: How Entrepreneurs Engage the Future As Opportunity

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Dec 2018
Arran Denis Brown and Brian Barnard
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 53 (392,593)

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entrepreneurship, innovation, strategic foresight, futures studies, futures leadership

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity: The Creative Process of Entrepreneurs and Innovators

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Jun 2018
Brian Barnard and Derrick Herbst
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School and Independent
Downloads 53 (392,593)

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Creativity, Creative Thinking, Analytical Thinking, Analogical Thinking, Imaginary Thinking, Intuitive Thinking, Intuition, Sub-Conscious, Learning, Innovativeness, Left-Brain, Right-Brain

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Rating Migration and Bond Valuation: Decomposing Rating Migration Matrices from Market Data Via Default Probability Term Structures

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 May 2017
Brian Barnard
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 48 (409,794)
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default probability, default risk, credit risk, rating migration, bond valuation, optimization

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Innovation Management in South Africa – An Inquiry

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Apr 2016
Derrick Herbst and Brian Barnard
Independent and University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 45 (420,875)
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innovation, innovation management, innovation process, innovation appraisal

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Venture Capital Process: Opportunity Selection, Monitoring, Capital Rationing, and Deal Flow

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Sep 2018
Waheed Chicktay and Brian Barnard
University of the Witwatersrand and University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 42 (432,446)

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venture capital, private equity, opportunity selection, monitoring, capital rationing, deal flow

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The Heuristics of Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Mar 2019
Andrea Makings and Brian Barnard
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 36 (457,335)

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entrepreneurship, heuristics, management, strategy, innovation, marketing, sales, human resources, tactics, entrepreneurship development

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Entrepreneurship and Knowledge Management: Knowledge Requirements, Utility, Creation, and Competency

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Jan 2019
Denzil Pillay and Brian Barnard
Independent and University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 32 (475,336)

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entrepreneurship, innovation, knowledge, knowledge base, knowledge management, science, academic entrepreneurship

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Rating Migration and Bond Valuation: Ahistorical Interest Rate and Default Probability Term Structures

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Apr 2017
Brian Barnard
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 28 (495,388)
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default probability, default risk, credit risk, rating migration, bond valuation, optimization

12.

Benefit as a Medium for Value Creation and Innovation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Aug 2017
Brian Barnard
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 27 (500,707)
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Innovation, entrepreneurship, value creation, uniqueness of value, customer perceived value, customer satisfaction, benefit

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Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship: The Cost and Resolution of Investment Readiness

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Apr 2019
Danai Zana and Brian Barnard
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 21 (535,459)

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venture capital, entrepreneurship, investment readiness, investment readiness assessment, accreditation, moderation, assistance, quality, awareness, technology

14.

A Resource-Based Paradigm of Entrepreneurship: The Optimal Organization of Entrepreneurs As Resource

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2017
Brian Barnard and Derrick Herbst
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School and Independent
Downloads 21 (535,459)

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entrepreneurship, resource, human resource, organization

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Sovereign Credit Rating, Rating Migration, and the Risk-Free Rate: A Joint Markov Process and Random Walk Modelling of the Risk-Free Rate

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Sep 2017
Brian Barnard
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 19 (547,698)
Citation 1

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Risk-free rate, risk-free rate modelling, exchange rate, currency forwards, rating migration matrix, optimization

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Bond Valuation: Modelling Downgrade Risk and Default Risk Based on Rating Migration Variation As Uncertainty Over the Investment Horizon Through Optimization

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Brian Barnard
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 17 (559,945)

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bond valuation, reduced form models, rating migration, rating migration matrix, rating migration uncertainty, default risk, downgrade risk, cost of default

17.

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Value Creation: Customer Benefits Entrepreneurs and Innovators Build Into New Products

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
Sebenzile Dlamini and Brian Barnard
Independent and University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 16 (565,990)

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entrepreneurship, innovation, value, value-creation, unique value proposition, marketing, customer benefits

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Leadership of Entrepreneurship at the Macro-Level

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Sep 2018
Ipeleng Onneile Mabusela and Brian Barnard
Independent and University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 16 (565,990)

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Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Governance, Entrepreneurship Policy, Macro-Level, Entrepreneurship Industry

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Interest Rate Term Structure Decomposition: An Axiomatic Structural Approach

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Oct 2016
Brian Barnard
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 16 (565,990)
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Term Structure Decomposition, Optimization, Market Efficiency

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Perceptions of Entrepreneurs and Innovators Regarding Radical Innovation: Fundamentals, Requirements, and Method

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jan 2019
Dylan Wallace and Brian Barnard
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School and University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 15 (572,239)

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entrepreneurship, innovation, radical innovation, innovation perspective, innovation culture

21.

Equity Valuation: Forecasting Earnings Based on Probability Distributions Linked to Rating Categories

Number of pages: 202 Posted: 02 Oct 2019
Brian Barnard
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 12 (591,811)

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equity valuation, earnings forecasting, rating migration, reduced form models

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation: The Antecedents of Opportunity

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Mar 2018
Tina Phiri and Brian Barnard
Independent and University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 12 (591,811)

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entrepreneurship, innovation, antecedent, opportunity, opportunity recognition, problem solving, goals, creativity, adoption, networking, interests, technology, first-person experiences, synthesis

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Bond-Valuation and Default-Risk Re-examined: A Post Reduced-Form Model Based on Integer Migration and Portfolio Migration

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Jul 2019
Brian Barnard
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 10 (604,922)
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Bond valuation, default risk, reduced form model, rating migration, diversification

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Equity Valuation Based on a Random Process Modelling of Earnings and Equity Growth

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Mar 2019
Frederick Dube and Brian Barnard
Independent and University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 10 (604,922)
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equity valuation, credit ratings, earnings forecast, book value forecast, rating accuracy, rating theory, rating category performance distributions

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Decomposing Rating Migration Matrices From Market Prices Part C: Sources of Non-Linearity and Resolve

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Nov 2019
Brian Barnard
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 9 (611,553)

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rating migration matrix, decomposition, optimization, nonlinear optimization

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Decomposing Rating Migration Matrices from Market Prices Revisited

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Oct 2019
Brian Barnard
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 9 (611,553)

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bond valuation, rating migration, rating migration matrix, optimization, default probability term structure

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Interest Rate Term Structure Decomposition at the Instrument Level

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Brian Barnard
University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School
Downloads 8 (618,262)
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term structure decomposition, instrument valuation, bond valuation