Chinese Organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa : New Dynamics, New Synergies Hardback
Edited by Terence (Middlesex University, UK) Jackson, Lynette (Rhodes University, South Africa) Louw, Dev K. (Roshan) (Open University, UK) Boojihawon
Part of the Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy series
Trade between China and Africa is increasing year on year, while the Westincreasingly debates the nature and implications of China's presence.
Yetlittle research exists at the organizational and community levels.
Whilewestern press reporting is overwhelmingly negative, African governmentsmostly welcome the Chinese presence.
But what happens at themanagement level? How are Chinese organizations run? What are theybringing to communities? What is their impact on the local job market?How do they manage staff?
How are they working with local firms? This book seeks to provide a theoretical framework for understandingChinese organizations and management in Africa and to explore howtheir interventions are playing out at the organizational and communitylevels in sub-Saharan Africa.
Based on rigorous empirical researchexploring emerging themes in specific African countries, this book developsimplications for management knowledge, education and trainingprovision, and policy formulation.
Importantly it seeks to inform futurescholarship on China's management impact in the world generally, onAfrica's future development, and on international and cross-culturalmanagement scholarship. Primarily aimed at scholars of international management, with aninterest in China and/or in China in Africa, this important book will alsobe of great interest to those working in the area of development studies,international politics, and international relations.
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- Pages:282 pages, 9 Line drawings, black and white; 9 Tables, black and white; 9 Illustrations, black and w
- Publisher:Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date:10/11/2020