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  1. Does Microfinance Promote Entrepreneurship and Innovation? A Macro Analysis

    Does Microfinance Promote Entrepreneurship and Innovation? A Macro Analysis

    Innovative entrepreneurs in Africa experience a lack of financial support and underdeveloped financial systems. Microfinance could offer a solution to this complex issue. In this respect, this research paper studies the contribution of microfinance to the innovation process through entrepreneurship...
  2. Development of entrepreneurial potential among undergraduates of a private university in Nigeria

    Development of entrepreneurial potential among undergraduates of a private university in Nigeria

    Based on the theory of planned behaviour, the present article examines the development of entrepreneurial potential among the undergraduates of a private university in north-central Nigeria. A total of 250 randomly selected undergraduates from various departments participated in a survey...
  3. The confounding influence of urban informality on innovation and production specialisation in production clusters: evidence from Nairobi

    The confounding influence of urban informality on innovation and production specialisation in production clusters: evidence from Nairobi

    This paper investigates two agglomeration economies, innovation and production specialisation, within Nairobi's handicraft sector. The paper asks if and by what mechanics urban informality might interfere with these important potential outcomes of clustered production. A hundred and two semi-structured interviews...
  4. The Challenge of Management Scholarship in Africa

    The Challenge of Management Scholarship in Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    In her speech marking the opening of the second biannual meeting of the Africa Academy of Management (AFAM) in Gabarone, Bostwana, in January 2014, the Honorable Linah K. Mohohlo, Governor of the Bank of Bostwana, raised three important issues that...
  5. Women entrepreneurship in developing countries: A European example

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal:
    This research investigates women small business entrepreneurship in Albania. The purpose is to provide contextual information to potential future (women) entrepreneurs about how to get into business and overcome challenges. The 11 interviewed Albanian women entrepreneurs explain how they survive a difficult...
  6. The hospitality of Nepali tea houses: redefining the boundaries of empowerment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal:
    The paper reports on research which shows that in an environment where women traditionally represent the marginalised population, the female tea house owners/managers display higher levels of economic, social and psychological empowerment. It illustrates how commercial hospitality has catalysed social...
  7. Technology for street traders in Tanzania: A design science research approach

    Technology for street traders in Tanzania: A design science research approach

    The informal sector employs the major part of workers in developing countries. Street trading is a common form of informal work. Despite its huge economic value in developing countries, little research is being done to improve street traders’ empowerment and...
  8. Entrepreneurship in Africa: Identifying the Frontier of Impactful Research

    Entrepreneurship in Africa: Identifying the Frontier of Impactful Research

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    This review summarizes literature covering entrepreneurship research in Africa, examining 121 articles published in prominent entrepreneurship and management journals from 2002 to 2015. To do so, this research organizes the work done along three broad themes describing: the African entrepreneur,...
  9. Entrepreneurial Opportunities and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review & Agenda for the Future

    Entrepreneurial Opportunities and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review & Agenda for the Future

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    Entrepreneurship, with its focus on opportunities, is often seen as one of the cornerstones of poverty alleviation in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). However, evidence for the positive impact of entrepreneurship programs on poverty is mixed and now widely debated. Therefore, scholars...
  10. Positive Impact of Entrepreneurship Training on Entrepreneurial Behavior in a Vocational Training Setting

    Positive Impact of Entrepreneurship Training on Entrepreneurial Behavior in a Vocational Training Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    Unemployment among youths is a serious problem in many African countries. Researchers and politicians alike consider entrepreneurship to be part of the solution to the high unemployment rates. In this study, we present the conceptual basis of an action-oriented entrepreneurship...