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Professional Development Workshop

Submitted by AFAM on Tue, 12/01/2020 - 6:46pm

Are you coming to the 6bth Biennial AFAM Conference in Cairo, Egypt in January 2022? Are you a junior scholar who is interested in getting feedback on your paper? Are you interested in exploring the opportunities and processes for developing theories of management and organization that are indigenous to Africa.? 

Sinergie SIMA Management Conference

Submitted by AFAM on Sat, 11/14/2020 - 5:13am

Sinergie and Sima’s common aim is to develop the contribution of Italian scholars to the international debate on management issues. Since 2016, Sinergie and Sima work together to organize the annual conference, a scientific event based on the experience that Sinergie has matured over 30 years of activity and on Sima’s academic network. The Sinergie-Sima conference is therefore a well-established scientific meeting that brings together scholars from the field of management to present and discuss their research in a collaborative and friendly environment.

AFAM Newsletter - October 2020

Submitted by AFAM on Wed, 10/21/2020 - 10:56pm

As we usher in a new decade, our nations, insti-tutions, and communities are facing grand chal-lenges that include the impact of climate change, corruption, poor governance, persistent inequali-ty, and political instability which collectively, de-fine the context of management education and practice.

Social Entrepreneurship Webinar Series on Research Skills

Submitted by AFAM on Thu, 09/24/2020 - 12:30am

ANSES (African Network of Social Entrepreneurship Scholars) is an academic network committed to enabling the capacity of scholars to conduct research on social entrepreneurship in Africa. To this end, ANSES has put together a webinar series and invites you to sign up. While mainly targeted at social entrepreneurship scholars, the webinar series is open to anyone who wishes to attend. The series is sponsored by VLIR-UOS’ Social Enterprise project, which is a collaboration between the University of Pretoria and KU Leuven.

Entrepreneurship in Agricultural Communities of Africa

Submitted by AFAM on Tue, 08/18/2020 - 11:43pm

The majority of Africans live in the bottom of economic pyramid (Acheampong and Esposito, 2014). This has contributed to the prevalence of hunger and malnourishment in much of Africa that has persisted from 2010 and worsened in recent times (Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), 2018). The prevalence of undernourishment in Africa is approximately 22.8% which is about 12% worse off from the global average of 10.8%. In terms of food insecurity, about 53.1% of Africans face food insecurity and 22% worse off from the global average of 25.4% (United Nations, 2019). 

Presidential Address: Embracing the Secular in our ‘Sacred Scholarly World’

Submitted by AFAM on Mon, 07/20/2020 - 11:27pm

In this Address, I reflect on the journey of AFAM with regard to its past, present and future. As a new scholarly community, AFAM is called to the sacred society. Its future therefore should be based on the use of the legitimacy associated with that calling to enact its strategic role – facilitating transformation of African societies – by assuming the paramount duty of parrhesia. 

Egypt 2022 - Call for Papers

Submitted by AFAM on Wed, 07/08/2020 - 12:43am

As we usher in a new decade, our nations, institutions, and communities are facing grand challenges that include the impact of climate change, corruption, poor governance, persistent inequality, and political instability which collectively, define the context of management education and practice. In considering the theme of management praxis through the lens of sustainability, responsibility, and ethics, our aim is to explore answers to questions such as:

Call for AFDW 2021 Hosts

Submitted by AFAM on Fri, 06/05/2020 - 1:17am

The Africa Academy of Management (AFAM) is seeking proposals to host its Africa Faculty Development Workshop (AFDW) to be held in mid-2021 (May-June). The 2021 workshop is a continuation of the Africa Faculty Development Workshops that were first held in conjunction with the Academy of Management (AOM) at GIMPA in Accra, Ghana, in 2011 and the University of Rwanda in Kigali in 2012. Subsequent workshops have been held at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Business School, Kumasi, Ghana, and most recently at the American University in Cairo (Egypt).

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