LEAD: Leadership Effectiveness in Africa and the African Diaspora

  • Terri R. Lituchy
  • Bella L. Galperin
  • Betty Jane Punnett

Part of the Palgrave Studies in African Leadership book series (PSAL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Betty J. Punnett
    Pages 1-18
  3. Terri R. Lituchy, James Michaud
    Pages 19-31
  4. Bella L. Galperin, Sharath C. Alamuri
    Pages 33-44
  5. Terri R. Lituchy
    Pages 45-51
  6. Elham Metwally, Betty Jane Punnett
    Pages 53-70
  7. Felicity Asiedu-Appiah, Ahmed Agyapong, Terri R. Lituchy
    Pages 71-88
  8. Adedoyin Rasaq Hassan, Terri R. Lituchy
    Pages 89-106
  9. Thomas Anyanje Senaji, Bella L. Galperin
    Pages 107-123
  10. Vincent Bagire, Dezideust Begumisa, Betty Jane Punnett
    Pages 125-140
  11. Lemayon L. Melyoki, Bella L. Galperin
    Pages 141-159
  12. Liezel Lues, Ebben van Zyl, Terri R. Lituchy
    Pages 161-176
  13. Abeba Beyene Mengistu, Terri R. Lituchy
    Pages 177-199
  14. Bella L. Galperin
    Pages 201-215
  15. Betty Jane Punnett, Lisa N. Clarke
    Pages 217-236
  16. Bella L. Galperin, Terri R. Lituchy, Betty Jane Punnett
    Pages 237-250
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 251-255

About this book


This book considers the new business environment of modern-day Africa, addressing how management styles must adapt to societal changes across the continent. As investment in the continent grows and African businesses begin to look beyond their own borders, there comes a real need to understand leadership from an Afro-centric perspective. This book explores the similarities and differences across African countries, compares them with other regions, and identifies particular cultural realities that managers must consider in order to be successful in the new business environment of modern Africa.

Building on their Leadership Effectiveness in Africa and the African Diaspora (LEAD) research project, the authors provide an empirical understanding of African leadership styles and how businesses can harness these more effectively. Drawing on the African Diaspora’s values, beliefs, and preferences, as well as anecdotal material from African academics and managers, this book grants a realistic view of leadership in various African countries including Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, and South Africa. It will be invaluable to academics, students, and anyone interested in African and global business leadership from a non-Western perspective.


African Diaspora Caribbean Effective Leadership Ubuntu Women in Leadership international business FDI

Authors and affiliations

  • Terri R. Lituchy
    • 1
  • Bella L. Galperin
    • 2
  • Betty Jane Punnett
    • 3
  1. 1.CETYS UniversidadPittsboroUSA
  2. 2.John H. Sykes College of BusinessThe University of Tampa John H. Sykes College of BusinessTampaUSA
  3. 3.Management StudiesUniversity of the West Indies Management StudiesPenistonSaint Vincent and the Grenadines

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