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Understanding Entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa : A Venture-Ship Approach / edited by Jean Kabongo, Simon Sigué, James Baba Abugre

Contributor(s): Resource type: Ressourcentyp: Buch (Online)Book (Online)Language: English Series: Palgrave Studies of Entrepreneurship and Social Challenges in Developing EconomiesPublisher: Cham : Springer Nature Switzerland, 2024Publisher: Cham : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2024Description: 1 Online-Ressource (XXIII, 246 p. 18 illus., 4 illus. in color.)ISBN:
  • 9783031501289
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: 9783031501272 | 9783031501296 | 9783031501302 | Erscheint auch als: 9783031501272 Druck-Ausgabe | Erscheint auch als: 9783031501296 Druck-Ausgabe | Erscheint auch als: 9783031501302 Druck-AusgabeDOI: DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-50128-9Online resources: Summary: Part I. Introduction -- Chapter 1. Entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa: A venture-ship approach -- Part II Affect, passion, optimism, and the entrepreneur. Chapter 2. Revisiting entrepreneurship education in Ghana: institutional dynamics, implications, and the way forward -- Chapter 3. Youth entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa: understanding relationships that exist between business and individual characteristics, challenges, and the ways forward -- Chapter 4. Determinants of energy choices among micro-women entrepreneurs in food preparation and service industry in Dar-es-Salaam -- Chapter 5. Firm attributes, women top managers and entrepreneurial outcomes in a private sector in Tanzania -- Part III Leveraging, resourcing, bricolage, and effectuation. Chapter 6. Effectuation and bricolage and their applicability to Sub-Saharan African entrepreneurship -- Chapter 7. Entrepreneurship and open innovation in the informal sectors of sub-Saharan Africa -- Chapter 8. Challenging established structures: gender and rural entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Chapter 9. Assessing customer service for sustainable micro, small, and medium entrepreneurial firms: lessons from Ghana -- Chapter 10. Government and investor support challenges and future visions relative to successful creative entrepreneurship in Ghana -- Part IV. Conclusion -- Chapter 11. Entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa from a venture-ship approach: A research agenda. .Summary: This edited book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa. It adopts a venture-ship approach, emphasizing the dynamic and uncertain nature of entrepreneurship and underscoring the need for entrepreneurs to continually innovate and adapt to evolving conditions. It encompasses a broad spectrum of themes, covering the cultural, institutional, and economic contexts in which entrepreneurial endeavors unfold. It also discusses the role of technology and innovation as well as financing and investment, in addition to the impact of entrepreneurship on economic development and social change. The chapters span diverse subject matter, including topics ranging from the cultivation of entrepreneurial culture and the influence of educational systems to the ramifications of political and economic frameworks on entrepreneurial expansion. Additionally, it addresses the significance of social entrepreneurship, the burgeoning presence of female entrepreneurs, the transformative effects of digitalization, and the consequences of regional and international collaborations. They encapsulate the insights and perspectives of an array of stakeholders, including researchers, scholars, entrepreneurs, investors, and policymakers who have actively engaged with the entrepreneurial landscape in sub-Saharan Africa. Bringing together contributions from a diverse group of scholars and practitioners, this book offers an original, multidisciplinary, and pragmatic vantage point on entrepreneurship within the region. It not only enriches the existing body of literature but also serves as a catalyst for further research and scholarly discourse among entrepreneurship researchers. Jean Kabongo is Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship and Associate Dean in the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida, USA. His current research focuses on the resilience of entrepreneurs in developing economies. Simon Sigué is Professor of Marketing and Vice Dean of Operations at Athabasca University, Canada. His research covers such topics as entrepreneurial marketing, franchising, marketing channels, marketing strategies, game theory, and international marketing. James Baba Abugre is Professor at the University of Ghana Business School. He focuses on the interaction of actors in resolving effective human resource development and management in institutions.PPN: PPN: 1884808735Package identifier: Produktsigel: ZDB-2-SEB | ZDB-2-BUM | ZDB-2-SXBM
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