Orchestrating a Pan-African University Alliance with the help of e-learning

Sydow, Alisa and Cannatelli, Benedetto and Giudici, Alessandro (2018) Orchestrating a Pan-African University Alliance with the help of e-learning. EAI Endorsed Transactions on e-Learning, 5 (18): 5. ISSN 2032-9253

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Abstract

Taking the salient case of an Italian Foundation that started to create a Pan-African university alliance for entrepreneurship education, we conducted a field study based on interviews and observation for a period of seven years. The aim was to understand how to overcome challenges that arise when fostering entrepreneurship education programs (EEP) by orchestrating an inter-organizational network in Africa. Our study revealed that proximity and contextualization play a strategic and crucial role in orchestrating an entrepreneurial eco-system in a context shaped by resource scarcity and solid societal as well as economic problems. We contribute to scholarly and practitioner understandings of how to establish effectively EEPs together with the orchestration of an entrepreneurial eco-system in Africa.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurship Education, Network Orchestration, Africa
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Depositing User: EAI Editor I.
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2020 12:27
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2020 12:27
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/343

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