African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4050

Table of Content: 28 April 2014; 8(8)

April 2014

The next frontier: Open innovation and prospecting of knowledge in highly complex environments – Towards value creation in high tech Industries

This article aims to contribute to a policy of innovation management. To do so, it presents the influence practices of open innovation in the prospecting of knowledge for value creation in highly complex environments. The research was conducted in the light of theoretical excerpts and application of a survey to specialists, with knowledge about the investigated object, selected by scientific and technical criteria. The...

Author(s): Selma Regina Martins Oliveira and Jorge Lino Alves

April 2014

The expatriate professor: Lessons from teaching management in Africa

Drawing on the experience gained by an American teaching undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate student in three different African settings, this paper shares some key lessons learned and makes recommendations for other non-Africans who or will be teaching management in Africa. Pedagogically, it is important to utilize business cases that are relevant to the African context. Communicatively, it is recommended that...

Author(s): Richard N. Hayes

April 2014

The use of a hybrid ANP-VIKOR approach for establishing the performance evaluation model of e-business project

These years, Taiwan enterprises face a rapidly changing environment. This transformation was brought about by both the pressure to take on an international and global outlook and the increase to apply more e-business or information communication and technology (ICT) solutions. Furthermore, the subjects of the e-business research increase day by day. In accordance with this tendency, Taiwan authority schemes out...

Author(s): Shih-Ching Wang and Ming-Kuen Chen

April 2014

Leaving home: Relocation choices of South African multinational enterprise (MNEs)

As multinational enterprise (MNEs) from emerging markets grow into maturity they face significant challenges surrounding their identities and home country bases and, as a result, we see them making different choices. National champions choose to retain their corporate headquarters and identity from their emerging market homes while corporate emigrants relocate their head-offices abroad. Targets of mergers and...

Author(s): Saul Klein, Albert Wöcke and James M. Hughes