IMU AHIA: Traditional Igbo Business School and Global Commerce Culture

  title={IMU AHIA: Traditional Igbo Business School and Global Commerce Culture},
  author={Biko Agozino and Ike Anyanike},
  journal={Dialectical Anthropology},
There is an Igbo saying that the world is a marketplace (uwa bu ahia). This simple worldview can be explained literally to mean that the Igbo think so because trading is a prominent occupation among the Igbo (it could also mean that a marketplace is the epicenter of community social and business interaction). That might be why the Igbo weekdays are named after their markets – Eke, Orie, Afo, Nkwo. Children born on any of these market days often assume the default name as in Okeke or Mgbeke… Expand
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