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Palgrave Studies of Entrepreneurship in Africa

African Entrepreneurship

Challenges and Opportunities for Doing Business

Editors: Dana, Léo-Paul, Ratten, Vanessa, Honyenuga, Ben Q. (Eds.)

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  • Explores the cultural and historical influences to highlight how business in Africa represents a unique challenge
  • Discusses the regulatory framework that helps and hinders business in Africa
  • Examines the different types of entrepreneurship emerging in Africa including the changing conditions for female and ethnic entrepreneurs
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About this book

This book outlines the unique challenges and opportunities of doing business in Africa, analysing how varying degrees of development across its countries affects entrepreneurship. Taking into account historical and cultural contexts, the authors approach the topic by evaluating the different possibilities of business opportunity in Africa. Insightful contributions explore an extensive range of African countries, discussing both formal and informal entrepreneurship, as well as the different factors that influence the growing economy of Africa. African Entrepreneurship will be of interest to anyone researching the potential of doing business in Africa, as well as entrepreneurs and policy-makers looking to expand their knowledge on how businesses are managed in this region.

About the authors

Leo-Paul Dana is Professor at Montpellier Business School and a member of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation chair, which is part of LabEx Entrepreneurship, in France.

Vanessa Ratten is Associate Professor at La Trobe University in Australia.

Ben Q. Honyenuga is a Senior Lecturer at Ho Technical University in Ghana.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Introduction to African Entrepreneurship

    Pages 1-7

    Dana, Leo-Paul (et al.)

  • Bringing Africa into Entrepreneurship Research

    Pages 9-27

    Ratten, Vanessa (et al.)

  • Tanzania as an Emerging Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Prospects and Challenges

    Pages 29-58

    Galperin, Bella L. (et al.)

  • The Kenyan Environment’s Influence on the Emergence and Development of Corporate Entrepreneurship Among SMEs

    Pages 59-88

    Mustafa, Michael J. (et al.)

  • Entrepreneurship Education in Developing Countries: A Study of the Key Challenges in Sierra Leone

    Pages 89-116

    Mbeteh, Alfred (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $119.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-73700-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-73699-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $159.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-08839-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
African Entrepreneurship
Book Subtitle
Challenges and Opportunities for Doing Business
Editors
  • Léo-Paul Dana
  • Vanessa Ratten
  • Ben Q. Honyenuga
Series Title
Palgrave Studies of Entrepreneurship in Africa
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-73700-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-73700-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-73699-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-08839-2
Series ISSN
2662-1169
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 344
Number of Illustrations
6 b/w illustrations
Topics