critical perspectives on International Business (cpoib), Volume 14 (2018), Issue 2+3

Special Issue: Critical perspectives on International Business in Africa

Guest editors: Richard Nyuur, Roseline Wanjiru, Joseph Amankwah-Amoah and Simeon Ifere


Table of contents


Guest editorial (free download)

Richard Nyuur, Roseline Wanjiru, Joseph Amankwah-Amoah, Simeon Ifere (pp. 102 - 110)


Disruptive innovation at the base-of-the-pyramid: Opportunities, and challenges for multinationals in African emerging markets

Abiodun Adegbile , David Sarpong (pp. 111 - 138)


Attracting Chinese FDI in Africa: The role of natural resources, market size and institutional quality

Shan Shan, Zhibin Lin, Yulei Li, Yan Zeng (pp. 139 - 153)


Newly independent nations and large engineering projects: the case of the Volta River Project

Joseph Amankwah-Amoah, Ellis L.C. Osabutey (pp. 154 - 169)


Cross-cultural communication imperatives: Critical lessons for Western expatriates in multinational companies (MNCs) in sub-Saharan Africa

James Baba Abugre (pp. 170 - 187)


International business research challenges in Africa: Knowledge creation and institutional perspectives

Abdoulkadre Ado , Roseline Wanjiru (pp. 188 - 209)


Critical perspectives on “manufactured” risks arising from Eurocentric business practices in Africa

Kweku Adams , Bhabani Shankar Nayak , Serge Koukpaki (pp. 210 - 229)


Competitive or cooperative relationships in clusters: A comparative study of two internationalising agro-processing clusters in Ghana

Anthony Ayakwah , Leandro Sepulveda , Fergus Lyon (pp. 230 - 251)


Integration of African firms into global value chains: A comparison of Finnish and Chinese firms’ sourcing from Africa

Weimu You , Asta Salmi , Katri Kauppi (pp. 252 - 281)


Investigating the moderating role of Export Promotion Programmes using evidence from North-Africa

Mohamed Yacine Haddoud, Adah-Kole Onjewu, Paul Jones, Robert Newbery (pp. 282 - 308)


A critical incident analysis of the export behaviour of SMEs: evidence from an emerging market

Obi Berko Obeng Damoah (pp. 309 - 334)




Dr. Christoph Dörrenbächer

Professor of Organizational Design and Behavior in International Business

Berlin School of Economics and Law

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Director: Berlin Institute for International Business Studies (BIIBS)


Co-editor in chief: 'critical perspectives on international business' (cpoib)



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