Management Challenges in Different Types of African Firms

Processes, Practices and Performance

  • Leona Achtenhagen
  • Ethel Brundin

Part of the Frontiers in African Business Research book series (FABR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Leona Achtenhagen, Ethel Brundin
    Pages 1-9
  3. Processes

  4. Practices

  5. Performance

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 237-238

About this book


This book focuses on management challenges in different types of companies, ranging from small to large, from private to public and from service to manufacturing in the African context. With empirical data from countries as diverse as Rwanda, Kenya and Ethiopia, it discusses the increasing economic importance of the African continent, covering relevant topics on sustainability and environmental issues, exports, logistics, HR issues, innovation and financial reporting. Through different conceptual insights and empirical case studies, the research presented serves as a useful resource for academics, students, and policy-makers interested in in-depth studies on management challenges in Africa.


Management challenges in Africa Managerial challenges in Africa Management practices in Africa Management processes in Africa Business performance in Africa Employee Motivation and Productivity in Rwanda SMEs in the Rwandan mining sector SMEs in Gasabo District Innovation and ICT in Cameroon Strategic Innovation in Rwanda Capital market in Rwanda Low-Cost Leadership in East Africa Supply Chain Management Practices in Kenya

Editors and affiliations

  • Leona Achtenhagen
    • 1
  • Ethel Brundin
    • 2
  1. 1.Jonköping Intl Business SchJönköping University Jonköping Intl Business SchJönköpingSweden
  2. 2.Jönköping Intl Business SchJönköping University Jönköping Intl Business SchJönköpingSweden

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