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  • Title: IAABD Confident in Africa's Future |
    Descriptive info: .. Skip to main content.. IAABD Confident in Africa s Future.. MEMBER LOGIN.. Username.. *.. Password.. Request new password.. Main menu.. HOME.. ABOUT US.. Vision Mission.. Governance.. Constitution.. Board of Governors.. Executive Officers.. Leadership History.. IAABD News.. CONFERENCES.. Home: 2014 Conferences Overview.. Call for Papers.. Registration.. Conference Registration Payments.. Tentative Conference Schedule.. Conference Venue.. Accommodation Travel.. Partners Sponsors.. Conference Highlights.. Submit Paper.. Become a Reviewer.. IAABD Future Conferences.. IAABD Past Conferences.. MEMBERSHIP.. Join IAABD Today.. Benefits Services.. Sample Certificate.. Ways to get Involved.. Member Directory.. IAABD PUBLICATIONS.. Journal of African Business.. Message from JAB Co-Editors.. IAABD Proceedings.. RESOURCES.. Job Announcements.. Research Funding Partnership Opportunities.. CONTACT US.. none.. About us.. Membership Services.. IAABD Newsletter.. Issue 1: July-December 2010.. Issue 2: July-December 2011.. Issue 3: January-June 2012.. Issue 4: July-December 2012.. IAABD News Special Issue August 2013.. The annual conferences of the International  ...   get involved in a number of ways:.. Present a paper at the IAABD annual conference.. Chair a Track at the IAABD annual conference.. Read More.. Join IAABD today!.. You are invited to join IAABD today.. Your membership benefits includes subscription to the IAABD-sponsored Journal of African Business, the premier academic and professional publication on African business and development research.. Join Here.. Introducing the incoming JAB Co-Editors.. The IAABD Executive Committee is delighted to introduce to you the new co-editors of the Journal of African Business – Pr.. Read more.. JAB - Electronic Manuscript Submission Now On!.. IAABD Publications.. Past IAABD Conference Proceedings.. BE A MEMBER OF OUR COMMUNITY.. Write your e-mail here.. Print this page.. Send by email.. Follow Us.. 2013 © Copyright.. Main Menu.. IAABD Conference Proceedings.. Contact Us.. Terms and Conditions.. Terms of Use.. Privacy policy.. About this website.. Sitemap..

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  • Title: Request new password | IAABD Confident in Africa's Future
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  • Title: ABOUT IAABD | IAABD Confident in Africa's Future
    Descriptive info: ABOUT IAABD.. IAABD News Letter.. Title.. Date.. August 2013.. July-December 2012.. January-June 2012.. July-December 2011.. July-December 2010.. Events Announcements.. Join IAABD in Facebook..

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  • Title: Vision and Mission Statement | IAABD Confident in Africa's Future
    Descriptive info: You are here.. Vision and Mission Statement.. VISION STATEMENT.. Our vision is to build on our reputation as one of the pre-eminent global professional organizations dedicated to discussing, analyzing, and advancing solutions to the challenges facing development of African business—through business and management research, functional education and training, and information dissemination.. MISSION STATEMENT.. Our mission is to (a) foster functional education (b) broaden and deepen global understanding of the various challenges facing development of African business, and (c) advance alternative solutions to Africa’s business and economic challenges.. We shall achieve this by:.. Facilitating the international exchange of information and ideas among educators, business organizations, government and quasi-government agencies, academic institutions, and international organizations for—and with particular reference to—Africa.. Encouraging, assisting  ...   objectives.. Providing publishing opportunities, and publication outlets, for members of the Academy, and enhancing their other scholarly activities and intellectual contributions.. Organizing conferences and seminars in different locations of the world to enable members and other stakeholders to present their research work, thereby creating an interactive environment for members and other participants to share, network, and exchange relevant information with each other.. Promoting beneficial relationships with book and journal publishers and editors throughout the world for the furtherance of members’ ideals as specified in this mission statement.. Promoting and enhancing, where appropriate and whenever possible, the professional career and placement needs of IAABD members.. Seeking means and opportunities for academic scholarships and endowments for scholars in and from the African continent..

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  • Title: Governance | IAABD Confident in Africa's Future
    Descriptive info: IAABD is a member-driven association governed by a volunteer.. and six.. elected executive committee members.. who carry out the Academy’s work and determine the policies of the organization are consistent with the Constitution and Bylaws.. Meet the Board of Governors.. Meet the Executive Committee Members..

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  • Title: Constitution | IAABD Confident in Africa's Future
    Descriptive info: Article I: Name.. The organization shall be designated as the International Academy of African Business and Development (IAABD).. IAABD encompasses its members from all regions of the world, as well as other institutions it may set up.. IAABD shall operate as an independent, non-profit professional and educational international organization.. IAABD shall have proprietary rights over its registered or unregistered names, publications, titles, trade and service marks, logos, designs and other identifications; which shall inure only to the IAABD’s benefit; and whose use by any other organization shall be prohibited, unless specifically authorized in writing by the Executive Committee of the IAABD.. Article II: Address.. The offices of IAABD shall be located at the address of the Executive Secretary or at such other address as may be designated by the Executive Committee.. Article III: Purpose.. The purpose of IAABD is to serve as a distinct forum for intellectuals of all persuasions to discuss, analyze, and advance solutions to Africa’s business and development challenges, resulting in a better understanding of the policy and strategic alternatives necessary to sustain Africa’s business and economic development within the global framework.. Article IV: Objectives.. The objectives of IAABD are to (a) foster functional education (b) broaden and deepen global understanding of the various challenges facing African business and development leaders, and (c) advance alternative solutions to Africa’s business and economic challenges.. This will be achieved by, among other things:.. To maintain the intellectual integrity of its members as well as the independence and impartiality of its members, IAABD shall adopt a non-partisan position on any matter involving particularistic interests, either private or public.. The IAABD shall not solicit or accept the moral, financial, technical or informational support of other organizations and individuals unless the latter’s objectives are completely non-partisan with respect to the issues and projects involved in the joint or sponsored activity.. Any IAABD member who knowingly uses the IAABD’s name, logos or marks for unauthorized purposes shall be expelled from the IAABD, and may be reinstated only after two years, upon favorable response by the Executive Committee of the IAABD to a written petition from the individual expelled.. Article V: Membership.. Membership in the Academy shall be open to scholars, professionals, and students of any nationality who are interested or actively engaged in the teaching, research, performance or administration of business and economic development issues as they relate to Africa.. Ordinary membership will consist of three types: Academic, Professional, and Student.. Academic and Professional members will pay full annual dues and students will pay lesser dues, as specified in the Bylaws.. Student membership status is limited to the duration of studies.. All types of membership will have full voting rights and are similar in all respects, except dues and limit to length of student status.. Members whose dues are in arrears shall not have the right to vote or hold office in the Academy until all delinquent dues have been paid.. Furthermore, institutional membership shall be open to any educational institution, firm or supranational organization with an interest in the field of African business and development issues.. However, representatives of such institutions may not hold elective office, and each institution shall have only one vote in all operations of the IAABD.. The number of institutional memberships may be limited by the Executive Committee to a small fraction of the total membership.. In addition, honorary memberships will be made in special cases, e.. g.. , annual banquet speakers.. The Executive Committee will elect persons to such memberships.. Article VI: Meetings.. An annual meeting of the Academy shall be held at such time and place as determined by the Executive Committee.. The Academy shall hold a business meeting during the annual meeting.. Special meetings of the Academy may be called in either of two ways: (1) by the Executive committee or (2) by petition of twenty members.. Article VII: Governance.. 1.. The governance of the academy shall be the responsibility of a six-member elected Executive Committee consisting of the following officers – President, Vice President, Secretary, Vice President for Finance and Treasurer, Vice President for Membership, Vice President for Communications and Publicity.. 2.. The Executive Committee shall determine the policies of the Academy, consistent with the Constitution and Bylaws.. A majority of the Executive Committee shall constitute a quorum at the official Executive Committee meetings.. 3.. The Board of Governors shall consist of 9 members, 5 individuals nominated and voted for by the members of IAABD and 4 officers, including Immediate Past President, President, Vice President, and Executive Secretary.. The term of service for the Board members shall be three years.. The Board shall guide the activities of the Executive Committee.. 4.. Executive's Responsibility.. ·.. The President:.. The President shall be the executive head of the organization and shall have responsibility, authority, and accountability for initiating and carrying out IAABD policies and functions.. In the event of absence, resignation, or death of a president, the duties of the office shall devolve successively upon the Vice President, Executive Secretary, Vice President for Finance and Treasurer, and the elected members of the Executive Committee in the order of their election.. He or she shall set up ad hoc committees as needed.. The Vice President:.. The Vice President shall be responsible for assisting the president in any way deemed appropriate by the president.. He or she shall act for the president in his/her absence.. The Executive Secretary:.. The Executive Secretary shall handle correspondence related to the organization.. He or she shall serve as the secretary of the Executive Committee, and record the minutes at the annual meeting and all other meetings and send them to the membership within a reasonable time.. The duties of the secretary shall  ...   their specific functions.. Each committee chair will send an annual report of the committee’s activities to the President and Executive Committee.. The President may appoint ad hoc committees as deemed necessary for carrying out the functions of the Association.. Article X: Publications.. The Academy shall issue, and cause to be issued, publications and publication outlets for its members’ scholarly activity, and other intellectual contributions.. At least two of these shall be official publications of the Academy, namely:.. The Journal of African Business (JAB).. This shall be the official, peer-reviewed journal of IAABD.. The JAB shall publish articles of the highest scholarly quality.. Other provisions concerning the JAB are the following:.. a) The Editor of the JAB shall be appointed or reappointed by the Executive Committee for a period of three years.. The Editor of the Journal of African Business shall be in overall charge of the quality, content, and appearance of the JAB.. The Executive Committee may also make additional appointments for Co-Editors, and/or Associate Editors of the JAB if deemed necessary.. Such appointments shall also be for a period of three years.. Such a group, if appointed, shall represent the leadership of the JAB.. b) Nominations for each of the position(s) in Article X, Item (a) above can be made by any member of the Executive Committee and be sent to the President of IAABD at least two months before the Executive Committee meeting.. c) Each member of the editorial team shall be entitled to hold other elective positions of the Academy simultaneously.. d) The members of the editorial team shall be responsible for identifying persons of high academic standing who will constitute members of the Editorial Review Board for the JAB.. The Editorial Review Board shall be expected to assist the Editorial team to develop directions for the JAB for consideration and ratification by the Executive Committee.. e) The editorial team, led by the Editor and with the approval of the Executive Committee, shall carry out changes and modifications to editorial policy as well as changes in editorial staff and the Editorial Review Board.. f) The Executive Committee shall decide all basic policy decisions as to content and manner of all publications from (and for) the IAABD.. The regular day-to-day management of the JAB shall be the responsibility of the Editor, assisted by the editorial team.. These shall be the official publication outlet for peer/blind-reviewed manuscripts for IAABD annual conferences.. Unless decided otherwise by the Executive Committee, IAABD Conference Proceedings will publish only fully conceptualized and complete papers, not abstracts or works in progress.. At their own discretion, and funds permitting, the Conference Chair and/or Program Chair shall choose to publish Abstracts, Working Papers, and other types of intellectual contributions otherwise not covered by either the Journal of African Business or IAABD Conference Proceedings.. Other Publication Outlets.. The Academy shall develop, encourage, and maintain relationships with publishers of other paper and non-paper publication outlets for the scholarly activities of its members.. These may include, without being restricted to: The Emerald Group in Britain, The Journal of Business in Developing Nations, and other Journals based in Africa and elsewhere.. Article XI: Amendment of the Constitution.. Amendment of the IAABD Constitution shall be effected by a two-third majority of the votes cast by the membership in response to a distributed ballot.. Membership shall be judged to include the members in good standing 90 days prior to the date of mailing the ballot.. Proposals to amend the Constitution will be sent to the membership when endorsed in writing by at least twenty-five members, or endorsed by a majority of the members in attendance at the Annual General Meeting, or endorsed by a majority of the Executive Committee.. Article XII: By-Laws.. Robert’s Rule of Order shall guide the conduct of business meetings of the Academy.. The President may, if deemed necessary, appoint a Parliamentarian from the membership.. Terms of office for officers, other elected officials, and committee members shall begin at the business meeting held during the Annual meeting of the Academy.. The Executive Committee shall appoint an independent auditor to audit all accounts before publishing annual report.. A quorum of the Academy shall consist of twenty-five members, or twenty-five percent of the membership whichever is smaller.. This constitution will take effect upon ratification by a majority affirmative vote of the membership in person or by mail.. A vote of a majority of those present and voting at any business meeting of the Academy may amend these by-laws.. Article XIII: By-Laws Board of Governors.. The Academy shall elect a Board of Governors to advise the Executive Committee on matters relating to the Academy, policies, plans and programs.. The Board of Governors is responsible for approving those individuals the Academy chooses to honor at the Annual International Conference.. The Board of Governors shall be responsible for marketing and promoting the reputation, integrity and activities of the Academy and its members.. The Board of Governors shall be composed of nine members, five of whom shall be elected by the general members.. The remaining four members shall consist of the immediate past president, the President, Vice President, and the Executive Secretary.. The President, Vice President, and Executive Secretary shall be ex officio members without vote.. The past President shall be a voting member of the board for two years following his/her term as President.. Each member of the Board of Governors shall be elected to serve a 5-year term with only one reappointment if sought.. Election of the Board of Governors, like the executives, shall be staggered to ensure continuity of operation.. A member of the Board of Governors can be removed from office for a probable cause by simple majority of the board..

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  • Title: IAABD Board of Governors | IAABD Confident in Africa's Future
    Descriptive info: IAABD Board of Governors.. Professor Sonny Nwankwo.. University of East London Business School.. University of East London.. Long bridge Road, Dagenham.. Essex RM8 2AS.. United Kingdom.. Tel: + 44 020 8223 7657.. E-mail:.. s.. nwankwo@uel.. ac.. uk.. Professor Joseph Aiyeku.. Chairperson, Department of Marketing.. Salem State College.. 352 Lafayette Street.. Salem, MA 01970, USA.. Telephone: (978) 542-6634.. E-Mail:.. joseph.. aiyeku@salemstate.. edu.. URL:.. http://www.. business.. salemstate.. edu/jaiyeku/.. Professor Alphonso O.. Ogbuehi.. Dean, School of Business and Management.. Dean's Office.. MacKay Hall, 3rd Floor Room 30.. Park University.. 700 NW River Park Drive.. Parkville, MO 64152.. Tel: (816) 584-6568.. alphonso.. ogbuehi@park.. Professor Gerry Nkombo Muuka.. Assistant Dean, College of Business.. Murray State University.. Murray, KY 42071 USA.. Tel: 270-762-4190.. Fax: 270-762-3482.. Email:.. gerry.. muuka@murraystate.. Professor Franklyn Manu.. Rector, GIMPA Business School.. Professor of  ...   Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301.. Ph: (954) 762-5655 Fax: (954) 762-5278.. kolo@fau.. Professor Johan de Jager.. Professor of Research and Development.. Faculty of Management Sciences.. Tshwane University of Technology.. Private Bag X680.. Pretoria 0001, South Africa.. Tel.. 27-12-318-5627.. dejagerjw@tut.. za.. William K.. Darley, Ph.. D.. Professor of Marketing.. King Abdulaziz University.. Faculty of Economics and Administration.. Department of Marketing.. Box 80201.. Jeddah, 21589.. Saudi Arabia.. wd4361@gmail.. Chris Enyinda, Ph.. D(UTK, USA), Ph.. (NDSU, USA).. Professor and Chair, Department of Marketing and International Business.. School of Business Administration.. Canadian University of Dubai.. O Box: 117781, Dubai – U.. A.. Direct: +971-4-7096 244.. christian@cud.. ae.. Website:.. cud.. Dr.. Kofi Q.. Dadzie.. President, IAABD.. Georgia State University.. Robinson College of Business.. 35 Broad Street.. Atlanta, GA 30303.. E-mail Address:.. kdadzie@gsu.. Tel: (404) 651-4193.. Fax: (404) 651-4198..

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  • Title: Executive Officers | IAABD Confident in Africa's Future
    Descriptive info: President.. Associate Professor of Marketing and Logistics.. J.. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.. Vice-President.. Simon P.. Sigué.. Athabasca University, Canada.. Executive Secretary.. Tidings P.. Ndhlovu.. Senior Lecturer in Economics.. Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, United Kingdom.. Vice-President for Finance and Treasury.. O.. Felix Ayadi.. Professor Endowed Chair, JP Morgan Chase Center for Financial Education.. Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas, USA.. Vice President for Membership.. Moses Acquaah.. Professor of Management.. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA.. Vice President for Communications, Public Relations and Corporate Liaison.. Judy N.. Muthuri.. Lecturer in Corporate Social Responsibility.. Nottingham University Business School, United Kingdom.. IAABD Ex-Officio.. Programme Co-Chairs.. Emmanuel Cleeve.. Manchester Metropelitan University Business School, United Kingdom.. Bolajoko Nkemdinim Dixon-Ogbechi.. Senior Lecturer in Marketing.. University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.. IAABD Proceedings Co- Editors.. Pantaleo D.. Rwelamila (PD).. Professor of Project Management.. Graduate School of Business Leadership, University of South Africa (UNISA).. Anita Spring.. Professor Emeritus in the Anthropology Department.. University of Florida, USA.. IAABD Past Executive Officers.. 2010 - 2013.. President:.. Professor Chris I.. Enyinda, Canadian University of Dubai, United Arab Emirates..  ...   Alabama A M University, USA.. Editor Journal of African Business:.. Professor Simon Sigue, Athabasca University, Canada.. Program Chair:.. Emmanuel Cleeve, Manchester Metropolitan University, UnitedKingdom.. 2008 – 2010.. President:.. Professor Nana Owusu-Frimpong, London Metropolitan University, UK.. Professor Peter W.. Schroth, International Research/Consulting, USA.. Umon Tom Umoh, University of Botswana.. Vice President for Membership:.. Allan Mulengani Katwalo, Strathmore University, Kenya.. Co-Program Chair:.. Professor Yaw A.. Debrah, Brunel University, UK.. Emmanuel Obuah, Alabama A M University, USA.. Simon Sigue, Athabasca University, Canada.. Dadzie, Georgia State University, USA.. 2005 – 2007.. Professor Gerry N.. Muuka, Murray State University, USA.. Enyinda, Alabama A M University, USA.. Professor Lettice Rutashobya, University of Dar-Es Salaam,Tanzania.. Professor Peter Schroth, International Research and Consulting, USA.. Nnamdi Madichie, University of East London, UK.. Binta Abubakar, Swinburne University.. of Technology, Australia.. Proceeding Editors:.. Professor Felix Aydi,.. Texas Southern University, USA.. JAB Editor:.. Kofi Dadzie, Georgia State University, USA.. 2000 – 2004.. Professor Sonny Nwankwo, University of East London, UK.. Professor Joseph Aiyeku, Salem State College, USA.. Professor Alphonso Ogbuehi, Park University, USA.. Proceedings Editor:.. Treasurer:.. Professor Jerry Kolo, American University in Sharjah, UAE..

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  • Title: Leadership History | IAABD Confident in Africa's Future
    Descriptive info: IAABD was founded in 2000 by individuals with the vision of building a leading association of academicians, practitioners, government leaders and policy makers in business and development areas from Africa, Caribbean, North America, Europe, and South America.. The Founders included:-.. Professor Sonny Nwankwo - University of East London, UK.. Ben Oumlil -  ...   - Park University, USA.. Professor Joseph Aiyeku – Salem State College, USA.. Professor Robert Rugimbana – Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa.. Professor William Darley - Kind Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.. Professor Frank Manu - Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Ghana.. Professor Jerry Kolo – American University in Sharjah, UAE..

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  • Title: | IAABD Confident in Africa's Future
    Descriptive info: The Academy releases two issues of our IAABD newsletter yearly, i.. e: January-June; and July-December issues.. We depend on our members to contribute features and make our newsletter a reality.. We look forward to receiving all submission a month before the release of newsletters (i.. e.. before 1st December, and 1st May).. Kindly e-mail your contributions to.. newsletter@iaabd.. org.. You can find here the current and past IAABD Newsletters that keeps you updated on what IAABD has been up to in the recent past..

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  • Title: CONFERENCES | IAABD Confident in Africa's Future
    Descriptive info: The annual conferences of the International Academy of African Business and Development (IAABD) are open to scholars, professionals, and graduate students of any nationality who are interested or actively engaged in the research and performance or administration of business and economic development issues as they relate to Africa.. These conferences aim at facilitating multidisciplinary research on Africa’s related issues, stimulating collaborations between Africa based researchers and their counterparts around the world, broadening and deepening global understanding of the various challenges facing African development and business, and advancing alternative solutions to Africa’s business and development challenges..

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