Globalization and the cultures of business in Africa : from patrimonialism to profit /

Can Africa develop businesses beyond the extractive or agricultural sectors? What would it take for Africa to play a major role in global business? By focusing on recent changes, Scott D. Taylor demonstrates how Africa's business culture is marked by an unprecedented receptivity to private ente...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Taylor, Scott D., 1965-
Format: eBook
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, Ã2012.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • African business and capitalism in historical perspective
  • Institutional change in the 1990s : economic and political reform
  • Business, the African state, and globalization in the new millennium : transnational influences and domestic responses
  • Foreign investment beyond compradorism and primary commodities : the role of the global South
  • From patrimonialism to profit? : the transformation of crony capitalists and bureaucratic bourgeoisies
  • Going continental, going global : Africa's corporate "giants."