Constant Beugre

Constant Beugre
State of Delaware · Department of Business Administration

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The present paper discusses the application of organizational neuroscience in management research in Africa. In so doing, the paper draws from the field of neuroscience, organizational neuroscience, and cultural neuroscience to explore the extent to which topics, such as corruption, tribal identity, and nepotism could be analyzed through the lens o...
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This chapter briefly presents an overview of the sub-Saharan African region. An understanding of the challenges and potential of this region could help to have a better grasp of the importance of this book and its call for a framework to spur economic development and growth. The chapter uses the PEST model to underline the importance of the institu...
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This chapter explores the role of international organizations in supporting the creation of entrepreneurial ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa. The term “international organizations” is broadly used and includes foreign government development agencies, such as USAID, international nongovernmental organizations, and development agencies, such as the W...
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This chapter focuses on the role of government in the development of entrepreneurial ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa. Governments can positively contribute to the creation of entrepreneurial ecosystems by providing financial support to promote entrepreneurship education and research. Governments can also enact laws and regulations that create a fa...
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This chapter explores the role of institutions of higher education in the creation of entrepreneurial ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa. It contends that universities and colleges can play a catalyst role in fostering entrepreneurship. They can do so through entrepreneurship education, research, and in establishing proof-of-concept centers, business...
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This chapter presents and discusses the Quintuple Helix Model of entrepreneurial ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa. Before presenting the model, the chapter defines the concepts of ecosystem and entrepreneurial ecosystems. It also discusses the measurement of the effectiveness of an entrepreneurial ecosystem. Finally, the chapter presents the five p...
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This chapter discusses the role of citizens in the creation of entrepreneurial ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa. Very often, citizens blame their governments for what goes wrong. This chapter acknowledges that citizens are part of the problem as well as the solution. Whether a country is entrepreneurial or not depends on its citizens. It is the peo...
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This chapter concludes the book by reiterating the importance of creating entrepreneurial ecosystems in sub-Saharan African countries. In so doing, the chapter emphasizes the role of an entrepreneurial society and the development of national systems of entrepreneurship.
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This chapter emphasizes the role of the private sector in the development of entrepreneurial ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa. The private sector is loosely defined and includes companies owned by locals, companies owned by foreigners, and subsidiaries of multinational corporations. The private sector can provide financial support to universities a...
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This chapter introduces the book and explains its rationale. Specifically, the chapter argues that the development of entrepreneurial ecosystems is important in providing opportunities for the emergence of high-growth potential entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa. It could contribute to the formulation of new strategies and mechanisms aimed at p...
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This book argues that Africa suffers from two main diseases: poor management and a lack of vibrant entrepreneurial activity. Africa has the raw materials, the people, and the potential to be developed, and yet there remain barriers that prevent the continent from bettering itself. To promote entrepreneurship as an engine of economic development and...
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In her speech marking the opening of the second biannual meeting of the Africa Academy of Management (AFAM) in Gabarone, Bostwana, in January 2014, the Honorable Linah K. Mohohlo, Governor of the Bank of Bostwana, raised three important issues that caught the attention of scholars focusing on management research and practice in Africa. The three is...
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Although big data and analytics have been around for more than two decades and are extensively used by large multinational corporations, management research on the topic has been slow to react. Hence, this symposium intends to shed light on the role that management and organization scholars could play in helping organizations to effectively use big...
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PurposeIn this chapter, I proposed the use of structured behavioral analysis (SBA) as a methodological approach to address critical questions in organizational behavior research in sub-Saharan Africa. Methodology/approachThe chapter is a conceptual paper that reviews the extant literature on research tools aimed at coding and analyzing behavior, wi...
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Using institutional theory as a conceptual framework, the present paper construes crowdfunding as a form of institutional entrepreneurship and its three components, the entrepreneurs, the crowd, and the crowdfunding platforms (CFPs) as institutional entrepreneurs. The paper also argues that crowdfunding has gained some form of legitimacy through me...
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This paper develops a model of moral engagement to explain the motivation underlying the creation of social ventures. The fundamental premise of the model is that moral engagement is an important determinant of people's intention to start social ventures. The paper concludes with a discussion of the research implications of the model of moral engag...
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A meta-synthesis exploring the neural foundations of fairness and its implications for organizational justice research was conducted. The sample included 37 studies analyzing the neural foundations of fairness and using a variety of neuroscientific tools, such as fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging), EEG (electroencephalograhy), rTMS (repet...
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This symposium argues that the study of entrepreneurship and its role in the growth of African economies should embrace a more holistic perspective.Thus, thesymposium advocates the view that several factors could simultaneously explain the development of entrepreneurship in Africa. In so doing, the symposium brings together several papers to explor...
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This paper describes the development and validation of a deontic justice scale (DJS). Study 1 (n = 124) was conducted to test the initial 36‐item version of the scale. It resulted in the reduction of the initial scale to 18 items, including 3 dimensions: moral obligation (8 items), moral accountability (6 items), and moral outrage (4 items). Study...
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Managing Organizational Behavior in an African Context discusses management and organization science theories as they apply within the social, cultural and economic contexts in which organizations operate in Africa. The first organizational behavior book to cover the entire continent, it uses the findings of OB studies to establish a conceptual fou...
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Using a qualitative method focusing on a negotiation process between the top management of a large US carrier and its unions, the present article found that the provision of social accounts, such as apologies, justifications and admission of wrong-doing is necessary but not sufficient to repair injustice. Rather, concrete actions including the remo...
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Purpose The purpose of this article is to develop a deontic model of corruption in organizations. This model intends to explain newcomers’ resistance to socialization into corrupt practices. Design/Methodology/Approach This article uses deontic justice as a conceptual framework to indicate whether adherence to deontic principles could help reduce t...
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Using organizational justice as a conceptual framework, this chapter discusses the importance of fairness in managing virtual teams. It introduces a new construct, e-organizational justice, defined as employee perceptions of fairness in virtual work environments. The chapter also posits that fairness is essential to building and maintaining the coh...
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Drawing from the literature in neuroeconomics, organizational justice, and social cognitive neuroscience, I propose a model of neuro-organizational justice that explores the role of the brain in how people form fairness judgments and react to situations of fairness and/or unfairness in organizations. The model integrates three levels of analysis: (...
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In this article, we develop an interorganizational justice model to explain cross-border interorganizational relationships. The model contends that cultural distance (construed as the cultural differences between offshoring partners) would influence behavioral uncertainty and the boundary spanners' perceptions of justice. Specifically, the model pr...
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Purpose The purpose of this article is to analyze the impact of the external environment on the emergence of particular forms of transformational leadership. Design/methodology/approach To develop a conceptual model, the extant literature on environment and transformational leadership was used. Specifically, the focus was on the constructs of vola...
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The present article develops a cognitive stage model of workplace aggression, which contends that aggressive reactions to perceived injustice are cognitively construed following three cognitive steps that include the assessment stage, the accountability stage, and the decision stage. These three cognitive stages are essential in understanding victi...
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Recent developments in the literature on workplace aggression emphasized the role of perceived injustice in the occurrence of aggressive behaviours in the workplace. The present article develops a cognitive model, which contends that perceptions of injustice are necessary but not sufficient to trigger aggressive behaviours in the workplace. Rather,...
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This chapter discusses the role of human resource portals in the management of the protean career. A protean career is a career that is frequently changing due to both changes in the person’s interests, abilities, and values, and changes in the work environment. The chapter develops a three-factor model, which contends that three types of variables...
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The past decade has witnessed dramatic social and political changes on the African continent. The present article argues that these political and social changes may spill over in the workplace in the form of a quest for justice and empowerment. Based on the organizational justice literature, the article develops a conceptual framework that advocate...
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Research in comparative management has suggested that an organization's policies can lose their effectiveness when its cultural environment changes. Going beyond the traditional cultural-free versus culture-dependent debate, the present article develops a culture-fit model, that is, a model suggesting a synthesis between indigenous cultures and mod...
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The literature on organizational justice has identified 3 key components of this process: distributive, procedural, and interactional justice. On the basis of fairness heuristic theory, we reasoned that employees may use perceptions of these 3 components as a basis for drawing inferences about the fairness of the organization as a whole (i.e., thei...
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The present article reports an empirical investigation of the effects of justice (or fairness) and trust on the importance of technology in organizations. Results showed that perceptions of procedural justice positively predicted the perceived importance of a technology supportive environment, the importance of technology as a performance enabler,...
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This article argues that many business process reengineering projects fail because they do not consider justice issues. Drawing on the literature on organizational justice and business process reengineering, the article outlines a theoretical framework integrating these two concepts. It contends that to improve the success of business process reeng...
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Although privatization has been considered as a strategy for improving the performance of state-owned enterprises in emerging economies, the simple transfer of ownership from public to private hands per se will not necessarily reduce costs nor will it enhance the quality of goods and services. Rather, the pros and cons of privatization in emerging...

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Book to be published in 2017