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Critical perspectives on international business in Africa: An overview and proposed new research agenda

Nyuur, Richard B, Wanjiru, Roseline, Amankwah-Amoah, Joseph, Ifere, Simeon E. (2018) Critical perspectives on international business in Africa: An overview and proposed new research agenda. Critical Perspectives on International Business, 14 (2/3). pp. 102-110. ISSN 1742-2043. (doi:10.1108/cpoib-01-2018-0005) (KAR id:66215)


Purpose: This paper aims to highlight the different intellectual discourses and contributions made to the “special issue” on critical perspectives on international business in Africa. The authors also introduce the details of the contributions included in this issue.

Design/methodology/approach: The paper briefly presents Africa as a fertile but under-researched context for international business scholarship notwithstanding the growing number of contributions in recent times. This is followed by a brief review and discussion of each paper in this issue.

Findings: The paper captures the findings and contributions of the papers featured in this issue.

Originality/value: The paper sets the context in which the other papers that are included in this special issue can be situated. Moreover, the paper engages with key issues and challenges relevant to African business and offers critical perspectives on the theory and practice of international business within Africa.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1108/cpoib-01-2018-0005
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Kent Business School - Division > Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship and International Business
Depositing User: Joseph Amankwah-Amoah
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2018 15:22 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 08:21 UTC
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Amankwah-Amoah, Joseph.

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