Program Session #: 916 | Submission: 10307 | Sponsor(s): (CAU)
Scheduled: Monday, Aug 4 2014 9:45AM - 11:15AM at Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in Room 415
Legitimizing the Africa Academy of Management Through Communication.
Legitimizing the AFAM
Organizer: David B. Zoogah; Morgan State U.
Organizer: Moses Acquaah; U. of North Carolina, Greensboro
Chair: Stella M. Nkomo; U. of Pretoria
Participant: Karel Stanz; U. of Pretoria
In this caucus, scholars of, and interested in, Africa Management research will discuss how the Africa Academy of Management (AFAM) can communicate with other stakeholders about its strategic initiatives, growth, and legitimacy. The legitimacy of AFAM depends on how it is able to integrate the diverse languages of the continent into a cohesive whole that enables members not only to communicate and interact with each other but also with other external individuals, groups, and organizations.