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Private Enterprise-Led Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Human Side of Growth


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. The Context and Trends of Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

  3. Culture, Civil Society and Economic Growth

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-76
    2. John Kuada
      Pages 92-99
    3. John Kuada
      Pages 100-111
    4. John Kuada
      Pages 112-125
  4. Leadership, Governance and Management

  5. Entrepreneurial Orientation, Innovation and Economic Growth

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-152
  6. Global Orientation and Integration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-188

About this book


Private Enterprise-Led Development in Sub-Saharan Africa provides a novel theoretical and conceptual model to guide research into Africa's economic development. It endorses the view that private enterprise-led growth will help reduce poverty since it strengthens individuals' capacity to care for themselves and their families.


culture development Economic Development economic growth economic integration growth human resource management innovation internationalization management novel organization organizations regionalization society

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Aalborg UniversityDenmark

About the authors

John Kuada is Professor of International Management at the Department of Business and Management, Aalborg University, Denmark. He is author and co-author of twelve books and over 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. In addition to teaching and research, he has consulted for businesses and international organizations in Europe and Africa. He is the editor of African Journal of Economic and Management Studies.

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