The African Era - by J-M Severino and O Ray[Reading report] by Rela Garfein Rodriguez

2014-03-04

The author is part of the "Alternative Management" third year specialization program in HEC Paris

The African Era is an opportunity for both its authors to overcome the debate between afro-optimists and afro-pessimists, in order to study objectively the powerful drivers for change that are operating in Africa and that are turning the subcontinent into an actor to be reckoned with.

Quote article  Rela Garfein Rodriguez , « The African Era - by J-M Severino and O Ray », 04 march 2014, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/341.sls

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