This book presents current research by leading experts from around the globe on entrepreneurship in Africa, focusing on how entrepreneurship is central to the economic development of many of the economies on the African continent. Collectively, the contributors identify the frontier of impactful research on entrepreneurship, and provide a glimpse into both the opportunities and the challenges for entrepreneurship in Africa. This book was originally published as a special issue of the Africa Journal of Management.
Table of Contents
1. Entrepreneurial Intentions: A Cultural Perspective Ian K. Alexander and Benson Honig
2. Entrepreneurial Opportunities and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review & Agenda for the Future Jacob A. L. Vermeire and Garry D. Bruton
3. Leaving a Social Venture: Social Entrepreneurial Exit among the Maasai in Northern Tanzania Alexander Tetteh Kwasi Nuer, Miguel Rivera-Santos, Carlos Rufín and Gert Van Dijk
4. Network Bricolage as the Reconciliation of Indigenous and Transplanted Institutions in Africa Kevin McKague and Christine Oliver
5. Positive Impact of Entrepreneurship Training on Entrepreneurial Behavior in a Vocational Training Setting Michael M. Gielnik, Michael Frese, Kim Marie Bischoff, Gordon Muhangi and Francis Omoo
6. Entrepreneurship in Africa: Identifying the Frontier of Impactful Research Richard A. Devine and Moses N. Kiggundu
Bruce T. Lamont is the Thomas L. Williams Eminent Scholar of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Florida State University, USA.
Hermann Ndofor is an Assistant Professor at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA.