Conclusion and Implications of Trust, Institutions and Managing Entrepreneurial Relationships in Africa

  • Isaac Oduro Amoako
Part of the Palgrave Studies of Entrepreneurship in Africa book series (PSEA)


This chapter sums up the discussions in this book by recapping the nature and role of state, market, and cultural institutions in trust development and management in entrepreneurial networks and relationships in Africa. It shows how entrepreneurs owning and managing small and medium-sized enterprises in Africa draw on logics of institutions, and industry to develop trust, perceive trust violation, and repair trust in entrepreneurial relationships in the absence of strong state and market institutions. This chapter highlights the implications for theory, practice, and policy and ends with suggestions for future research.


Africa Institutions Trust development Trust violations Trust repairs 


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  • Isaac Oduro Amoako
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  1. 1.Liverpool Business SchoolLiverpool John Moores UniversityLiverpoolUK

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