Articles by Author: Bruce Lamont

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  1. Mergers and Acquisitions in Africa: A Review and an Emerging Research Agenda

    Mergers and Acquisitions in Africa: A Review and an Emerging Research Agenda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    This article identifies and reviews existing merger and acquisition (M&A) studies focused on African markets. In this review, the factors mentioned directly or alluded to in the existing studies that distinguish African countries as target nations from other countries traditionally...
  2. Developing and Utilizing Efficient Ties in Entrepreneurial Networks in Africa

    Developing and Utilizing Efficient Ties in Entrepreneurial Networks in Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    How do an entrepreneur's capabilities affect social network development? What characteristics of the African context make network dynamics different than in more Westernized and developed markets? A theoretical model that links social effectiveness to effective relationship building and network development...
  3. The discourse of institutional change in the Zambian microfinance sector

    The discourse of institutional change in the Zambian microfinance sector

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    This paper investigates the discourse of key actors instigating institutional change in the Zambian microfinance sector. It draws from the institutional story of Zambia, which has experienced regulatory and legislative flux since drafting its first microfinance act in 2006. Building...
  4. Navigating competing institutional logics in a developing economy

    Navigating competing institutional logics in a developing economy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    This paper examines how senior managers in a developing economy, Ethiopia, navigate between, and draw upon, the competing logics of ‘state’ and ‘market’ when seeking to explain their firm’s business strategies. This fault-line is especially critical in such contexts. The...
  5. Conflict management and prevention under the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) of the African Union

    Conflict management and prevention under the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) of the African Union

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    Under the umbrella of the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA), the African Union (AU) and Regional Economic Communities (RECs) have intervened in violent conflicts using a number of non-military tools. In the first section, after unpacking the institutional pillars...
  6. Behind the emergence of management scholarly communities in Asia and Africa

    Behind the emergence of management scholarly communities in Asia and Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    Management scholarly communities have recently emerged in Asia and Africa. What are the antecedents behind their rise? What are the processes that facilitate their acceptance by internal and external stakeholders? Drawing on the sociology of science literature, this article develops...
  7. Addressing moral decadence: Towards an effective compliance and ethics program<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0000"/>

    Addressing moral decadence: Towards an effective compliance and ethics program<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0000"/>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    In the last two-and-a-half decades, the political landscape in Malawi has undergone a remarkable metamorphosis which has been characterized by institutional and legislative instruments that tilt towards enhancing democracy and the enjoyment of human rights. In Malawi’s case, the establishment...
  8. LuGanda glide epenthesis and prosodic misalignment

    LuGanda glide epenthesis and prosodic misalignment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article analyses LuGanda glide epenthesis triggered by the affxation of the prefix /N-/ to a vowel-initial stem. The epenthetic glide y appears between the prefix and the stem, surfacing either as a palatal j or a nasal/z e.g. /N-ágál-á/...