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The societal presence and impact of the informal economy are inescapable. Around the world and especially in areas of widespread poverty, unregistered and unregulated organizational entities operate in the part of the economy that either fails to adhere to the established institutional rules or are denied their protection. Reports from the International Labor Organization find that 48% of the labor force works in the informal economy in North Africa, 72% in Sub-Saharan Africa, 51% in Latin America, and 65% in Asia.
The Department of Strategy and Innovation (SI) invites applications for a vacant position as post doc. The position is a full-time position for 2 years starting September 2019 or by mutual agreement. The post doc is part of the research project “The firm in the informal economy” funded by the Carlsberg Foundation and headed by Associate Professor Marcus M. Larsen.
Edited by Stuart Allen, Kim Gower, and Danielle Allen
We are currently seeking chapter proposals for the Handbook of Teaching with Technology in Management, Leadership, and Business, accepted for publication by Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc.
It has been almost a year since I last communicated with you in my capacity as the President of AFAM. I hope the year was very productive. As the new year nears, I write to update you on what has been happening in AFAM.
We are pleased to announce that the Africa Academy of Management has become an affiliate of Academy of Management from August 2016. The announcement was made by the President Deborah Shapiro during the annual meeting held in Anaheim in August.