Management and Change in Africa: A Cross Cultural Perspective.

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MANAGEMENT AND CHANGE IN AFRICA

A CROSS CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE

By Terence Jackson

[pounds sterling]23.99 Routledge

ISBN 9-780415-312042

While there is a thirst for management knowledge and education throughout Africa, there are few truly relevant texts coming out of the West. Additionally, the unhelpful dichotomy of developing and developed world has hampered understanding of the cultural, historical and economic influences on management.

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This book is a welcome antidote to this, providing an invaluable empirical base for extending knowledge of management and change in Africa.

Arising from a research project funded primarily by the Danish International Development Assistance organisation, Management and Change in Africa includes results of management surveys across 15 sub-Saharan African countries, and of organisational surveys taken across a range of sectors in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria and Cameroon.

The book contains methodology, theory, and case examples to thoroughly explore the...

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