African entrepreneurship : theory and reality / edited by Anita Spring and Barbara E. McDade

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Subjects: Entrepreneurship--Africa, Sub-Saharan
Business enterprises--Africa, Sub-Saharan
Small business--Africa, Sub-Saharan
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c1998
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: x, 331 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Tables
1. Entrepreneurship in Africa: Traditional and Contemporary Paradigms / Anita Spring, Barbara E. McDade 1
2. Creatively Coping with Crisis: Entrepreneurs in the Second Economy of Zaire (the Democratic Republic of the Congo) / Janet MacGaffey 37
3. What Drives the Small-Scale Enterprise Sector in Zimbabwe: Surplus Labor or Market Demand? / Lisa Daniels 51
4. Black Entrepreneurs in Post-Apartheid South Africa / Okechukwu C. Iheduru 69
5. Differentiation among Small-Scale Enterprises: The Zambian Clothing Industry in Lusaka / Mwango Kasengele 93
6. Women Entrepreneurs? Trade and the Gender Division of Labor in Nairobi / Claire C. Robertson 109
7. Overcoming Challenges: Women Microentrepreneurs in Harare, Zimbabwe / Nancy E. Horn 128
8. Entrepreneurs and Family Well-Being: Agricultural and Trading Households in Cameroon / Judith Krieger 147
9. A Historical Perspective on African Entrepreneurship: Lessons from the Duala Experience in Cameroon / Yvette Monga 169
10. Managers and Their Entrepreneurs: Power and Authority in Indigenous Private Manufacturing Firms in Nigeria / Chikwendu Christian Ukaegbu 181
11. Entrepreneurial Characteristics and Business Success in Artisan Enterprises in Ghana / Barbara E. McDade 199
12. Policy Lessons from the Kenyan Experience in Promoting African Entrepreneurship in Commerce and Industry / David Himbara 219
13. Institutional Constraints on Entrepreneurship in Kenya's Popular Music Industry / Robert A. Blewett, Michael Farley 233
14. Trade Credit in Zimbabwe / Marcel Fafchamps 251
15. Negotiating Identities during Adjustment Programs: Women Microentrepreneurs in Urban Zimbabwe / Mary Johnson Osirim 277
16. The Role of Entrepreneurship in Improving Policy Credibility in South Africa / Willem Naude 298
Contributors 313
Index 317
Additional Authors: Spring, Anita
McDade, Barbara E
Notes: LCCN: 97024237
ISBN: 0813015634 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 37322145
ISBN/ISSN: 0813015634