Bomikazi Zeka

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Biography

Dr Bomikazi Zeka is an Assistant Professor in Finance and Financial Planning at the University of Canberra. Bomikazi has experience in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level from the Nelson Mandela University and Hong Kong Baptist University. She has also contributed to the development of the financial planning programmes and has supervised several of research projects.

Bomikazi’s research interests are primarily in the field of socio-economic gerontology. Bomikazi has disseminated the results of her research in both journals and international conferences. Due to her research interest in the aging population and their retirement planning initiatives, Bomikazi has been invited to act as a reviewer for several international conferences and journals. Bomikazi applies positivistic and phenomenological paradigms in expanding her research contribution in socio-economic gerontology and welcomes opportunities for research collaborations and research supervision.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Zeka, B. 2017. Exploring the retirement attitudes of pre-retired individuals in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. International Journal of Management and Applied Science, 3(9):online.
  • Zeka, B., Rootman, C. & Krüger, J. 2017. A review of the factors influencing retirement funding adequacy: A South African perspective. International Journal of Management and Applied Science, 3(9):online.
  • Zeka, B., Goliath, J.E., Antoni, X. & Lillah, R. 2016. The factors influencing the use of financial planners. Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, 9(1): 76-92.
  • Rootman, C. & Zeka, B. 2013. The brand image and performance of small and medium enterprises: How can social responsibility activities help? Acta Commercii, 13(1):online.

FUNDING

  • 2016 – The Banking Sector Education and Training Authority (BANKSETA – South Africa) (A$10 000).
  • 2017 – The South African National Research Foundation PhD Funding Instrument (NRF – South Africa) (A$15 600).
  • 2017 – The South African National Research Foundation Research Sabbatical Grant (A$8 500).

SUPERVISION

Area of Supervision:

  • Retirement planning
  • Personal financial planning
  • Financial education
  • Financial planning professionalisation

Involvement in PhD Supervisory Panels:

  • n/a

CURRENT PROJECTS

Book chapters in progress:

  • Principles of Financial Planning: A South African Perspective

Research papers in progress:

  • Zeka, B., Rootman, C. & Krüger, J. Retirement funding adequacy in South Africa: The influence of provisions, attitudes and intentions.
  • Zeka, B. Retirement funding adequacy in black South African townships.

EXTERNAL ENGAGEMENT

Association membership:

  • Financial Planning Institute of South Africa
  • Financial Planning Association of Australia

Journal article reviewer:

  • Australasian Accounting, Business and Finance Journal
  • Journal of Applied Gerontology

Conference reviewer:

  • European Academy of Management
  • International Business Conference
  • Southern Africa Institute for Management Scientists

Journalistic contribution:

  • The Conversation

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Nelson Mandela University

Master, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Bachelor, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

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South Africa Business & Economics
Influencing factors Business & Economics
Retirement Business & Economics
Social responsibility Business & Economics
Small and medium-sized enterprises Business & Economics
Africa Business & Economics
Customer loyalty Business & Economics
Retirement planning Business & Economics

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Research Output 2012 2017

  • 7 Conference contribution
  • 4 Article
  • 1 Paper

A Review of The Factors Influencing Retirement Funding Adequacy: A South African Perspective

ZEKA, B., Rootman, C. & Kruger, J., Sep 2017, In : International Journal of Management and Applied Science (IJMAS). 3, 9, p. 50-55 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Funding
Africa
Adequacy
Retirement
Influencing factors
South Africa
Retirement
Retirement age
Influence factors
Preparation

Determining retirement planning intentions: A study of working individuals in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

Zeka, B. & Matchaba-Hove, M., 2016, Proceedings of the 24th International Academic Conference, Barcelona. Rotschedl, J. & Cermakova, K. (eds.). Prague, Czech Republic: International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences, p. 430-445 16 p.

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookConference contribution

Open Access
South Africa
Retirement
Retirement planning
Africa
Retirement age

Factors influencing customer loyalty to family businesses in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

Zeka, B. & Saunders, S., 2016, Proceedings of the 24th International Academic Conference, Barcelona. Rotschedl, J. & Cermakova, K. (eds.). Prague, Czech Republic: International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences, p. 326-339 14 p.

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookConference contribution

Open Access
South Africa
Customer loyalty
Family business
Influencing factors
Africa

Factors influencing the retirement savings of individuals in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

Zeka, B., 2016, Proceedings of the 24th International Academic Conference, Barcelona. Rotschedl, J. & Cermakova, K. (eds.). Prague, Czech Republic: International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences, p. 446-459 14 p.

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookConference contribution

Open Access
Retirement saving
South Africa
Retirement
Influencing factors
Financial literacy

Activities 2019 2019

  • 2 Publication Peer-review

Journal of Applied Gerontology (Journal)

Bomikazi Zeka (Reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication Peer-review

Australasian Accounting, Business and Finance Journal (Journal)

Bomikazi Zeka (Reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication Peer-review