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AABD builds research capacity in Ghana

  • June 1, 2022
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AABD builds research capacity in Ghana   In partnership with the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), the Academy of African Business and Development (AABD) offered a free Professional Development Research Workshop on May 16 & 17, 2022.  The workshop brought together 80 graduate students, research professionals outside of academia, and scholars of all levels […]

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President Akufo-Addo calls AABD to task

  • June 1, 2022
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President Akufo-Addo calls AABD to task   Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 22nd AABD Annual Conference hosted by the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) on the theme: “Sustainable Development beyond Aid: The focus for Africa?” on May 18, 2022, the President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Akufo-Addo, who […]

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President Akufo-Addo receives AABD Lifetime Achievement Award

  • June 1, 2022
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President Akufo-Addo receives AABD Lifetime Achievement Award   On behalf of the Board of Governors and the Executive Committee of the Academy of African Business and Development (AABD), AABD President, Prof. Simon P. Sigué, presented to His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, the Lifetime Achievement Award for African Business […]

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Welcome to the 2022 AABD Conference

  • May 16, 2022
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Welcome to the 2022 AABD Conference which is now underway at UPSA, Accra, Ghana. Monday, May 16, 2022 and Tuesday, May 17, 2022 are devoted to Research Workshops. Executives, Policy makers, University/college instructors, Doctoral students, Masters students who are curious about research or interested in sharpening their research skills should attend these workshops. Please find […]

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An inclusive approach to regulating the second economy

  • November 13, 2021
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Donath Olomi, Goodluck Charles, Norma Juma, (2018). “An inclusive approach to regulating the second economy: A tale of four Sub-Saharan African economies“, Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, https://doi.org/10.1108/JEEE-08-2017-0056 Purpose This study aims to examine the experiences and lessons from formalisation initiatives in four sub-Saharan African countries. Drawing upon the three main theories that explain […]

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Stakeholder Transformation Process

  • November 1, 2021
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Olabisi, J., Kwesiga, E., Juma, N. & Tang, Z. (2017). Stakeholder Transformation Process: Through the Lens of Entrepreneurial Alertness within an Indigenous Community. Journal of Business Ethics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-017-3759-0 Abstract The vast majority of indigenous communities are among the world’s poorest and are unlikely to be engaged in a thriving, mutually beneficial partnership with an MNC. […]

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HOW FIRMS IMPLEMENT MARKETING STRATEGIES IN EMERGING MARKETS

  • October 25, 2021
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HOW FIRMS IMPLEMENT MARKETING STRATEGIES IN EMERGING MARKETS: AN EMPIRICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE 4A MARKETING MIX FRAMEWORK Kofi Q. Dadzie, David K. Amponsah, Charlene A. Dadzie, and Evelyn M. Winston   This study evaluates the applicability of the 4As marketing mix activities (i.e., affordability, accessibility, acceptability, and awareness) in emerging market conditions, using Ghana as […]

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AABD-sponsored book honors Prof. William K. Darley

  • June 8, 2021
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Business in Africa in the Era of Digital Technology Essays in Honour of Professor William Darley Editors: Abugre, James Baba, Osabutey, Ellis L. C., Sigué, Simon (Eds.) This book covers various aspects of business such as Entrepreneurship, HR management, Supply chain management, Marketing, Finance, and Globalization within the Africa Context, especially as digital technology changes […]

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AABD launches first mentoring program with UDBS (Tanzania)

  • February 1, 2021
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Academy of African Business and Development (AABD) and University of Dar Es Salaam Business School (UDBS) have launched a new external doctoral mentoring program. The AABD-UDBS Mentoring Program pairs up UDBS doctoral business students with willing mentors from AABD and focuses on advancing the doctoral students’ professional career goals. The matching is based on the […]

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