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Globalisation and Leadership in Africa

Developments and Challenges for the Future

  • Okechukwu Ethelbert Amah

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Okechukwu Ethelbert Amah
    Pages 1-10
  3. Okechukwu Ethelbert Amah
    Pages 11-23
  4. Okechukwu Ethelbert Amah
    Pages 41-54
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 119-123

About this book

Introduction

‘Amah has written Globalisation and Leadership in Africa in a very lucid, exhilarating, and elegant manner. I strongly endorse this book to all.’

Chinwuba Okafor, Professor of Accounting and Strategic Management, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria


Focusing on both pre-colonial and post-colonial eras, this book aims to cultivate a greater understanding of globalisation processes in the context of leadership behaviour in Africa. Analysing empirical evidence and theoretical frameworks, the author evaluates the role of leaders in the failure of African globalisation and seeks to propose an initiative for change. As emphasis shifts from world control to regional and sub-regional control, the new face of globalisation offers an opportunity for Africa to grow and develop with a new leadership perspective. Presenting servant leadership as a solution to Africa’s global failures, this timely book explores the challenges of governance, resource management and regionalisation, and will be of value to anyone interested in the development of Africa as a continent.


Keywords

servant leadership leadership style HRM governance structure regionalisation

Authors and affiliations

  • Okechukwu Ethelbert Amah
    • 1
  1. 1.Lagos Business SchoolPan-Atlantic UniversityLagosNigeria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98764-4
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-98763-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-98764-4
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