African Diaspora Direct Investment
Establishing the Economic and Socio-cultural Rationale
Examining the experiences of Africans setting up businesses back home, the main focus of this book is to establish the economic, social and psychological reasons for such ‘home direct investment’. Despite the personal sacrifices that are often needed in order to set up new ventures, the diaspora invests relentless effort and motivations in the pursuit of home ventures. The authors explore critical areas such as the social and psychological pressures that African Diasporas experience when investing in their home countries, as well as the management of diaspora businesses and the impact of such investment to local economies.
Über den Author
Dieu Hack-Polay is specialist in migrant worker and organisational studies. He obtained his PhD in Sociology at Surrey University, UK. He also completed the Doctorate in Education (EdD) - Leadership and Management at the University of Lincoln, UK. He has published a number of books and articles on the topic migrant workers in host societies. He is a Programme Leader for the MSc Management and International Relations at the University of Lincoln, UK.
Juliana Siwale is a Senior Lecturer in International Business at Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University. She obtained her PhD in Microfinance at the University of Durham, UK. She has published widely in reputable journals on issues affecting financial inclusion and development finance, small business enterprise growth and failure of microfinance institutions in developing countries.
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