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Global Perspectives on Development Administration and Cultural Change

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As countries around the world make continuous strides in developing their economies, it has become increasingly important to evaluate the different ways culture impacts the growth of a region. Global Perspectives on Development Administration and Cultural Change investigates the impact of economic growth on different demographics throughout the world. Identifying theoretical concepts and notable topics in the areas of economic development, organizational culture, and cultural shifts, this book is an essential reference source for policymakers, development planners, international institutions, public policy analysts, administrators, researchers, and NGOs.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. SYNOPSIS OF THE BOOK
    3. REFERENCES
    4. ENDNOTES
  6. Chapter 1: Development Administration in Contemporary Africa
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. BACKGROUND
    3. 2. DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION: DEFINITIONAL AND CONCEPTUAL ISSUES
    4. 3. VIEWS ABOUT NEW PUBLIC MANAGEMENT (NPM)
    5. 4. PRE-COLONIAL AFRICA: POLITICS, ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIETY
    6. 5. DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION IN CONTEMPORARY AFRICA
    7. 6. CAVEATS AND CONCLUDING REMARKS
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ENDNOTES
  7. Chapter 2: Developing Diversity Neutral Organizational Culture
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO DIVERSITY
    4. CONCLUSION
    5. REFERENCES
    6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Chapter 3: Cybersecurity Best Practices and Cultural Change in Global Business
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CYBERSECURITY: CONCEPT, CLASSIFICATION, AND IMPACT
    4. THE EU CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY
    5. CYBERSECURITY AND CLOUD COMPUTING
    6. THE IMPORTANCE OF ISO27000
    7. CYBERSECURITY, CULTURAL CHANGE, AND BEST IT-BASED PRACTICES IN BUSINESS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ADDITIONAL READING
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    13. ENDNOTE
  9. Chapter 4: Re-Centering Culture in Development Administration in Africa
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CULTURE AND DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION: A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
    4. CONCLUSION
    5. REFERENCES
    6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 5: Entrepreneurship Policy Framework
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. NATURE OF PROBLEM
    4. OBJECTIVES
    5. BACKGROUND
    6. LITERATURE REVIEW: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND POLICY (LR-1)
    7. LITERATURE REVIEW: UNDERSTANDING INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK-ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND POLICY (LR-2)
    8. LITERATURE REVIEW: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND POLICY FRAMEWORK-CULTURE AND EDUCATION (LR-3)
    9. STEP 1
    10. STEP 2
    11. STEP 3
    12. FINDINGS
    13. LIMITATIONS
    14. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTION
    15. CONCLUSION
    16. REFERENCES
    17. ADDITIONAL READING
    18. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 6: The Role of Indigenous Knowledge System in African Development
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. AN OVERVIEW OF AFRICAN INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEM
    4. ADAPTATION OF AFRICAN IKS
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
  12. Chapter 7: Shift in Paradigm
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE SPIRITUAL CAPITAL CONSTRUCT: CONTEXTUALIZATION.
    4. SHARED LEADERSHIP AND THE SHIFT IN PARADIGM
    5. METHODOLOGY
    6. FINDINGS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  13. Chapter 8: Working for the Collective
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. COMMUNIST SUBBOTNIK
    5. UNITED STATES CHARITABLE AND VOLUNTARY SECTOR
    6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
  14. Chapter 9: The Influence of Migration and Crime on Development in Lagos, Nigeria
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
    5. THEORETICAL CONTEXT OF THE CURRENT STUDY
    6. DATA AND METHODS
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    11. REFERENCES
  15. Compilation of References
  16. About the Contributors