Bringing Africa in: Promising directions for management research

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  title={Bringing Africa in: Promising directions for management research},
  author={G{\'e}rard George and Christopher Corbishley and Jane N. O. Khayesi and Martine R. Haas and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Tihanyi},
  year={2016}
}
Africa is beginning to capture the imagination of entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and scholars as an emerging market of new growth opportunities. Over 15 years, the continent has experienced an average growth rate of 5% (World Economic Forum, 2015: v). Out of its 54 countries, 26 have achieved middleincome status, while the proportion of those living in extreme poverty has fallen from 51% in 2005 to 42% in 2014 (African Development Bank, 2014a: 49). Although there are regional differences… CONTINUE READING

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