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Leadership ideology in Africa

attitudes toward socioeconomic development

by Ukandi Godwin Damachi

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Social policy.,
    • Africa -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 107-112.

      StatementUkandi G. Damachi.
      SeriesPraeger special studies in international economics and development
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN777 .D35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 112 p. ;
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5197381M
      ISBN 100275567605
      LC Control Number75019772

      word leadership did not appear until about (Bass, ; Stogdill, ). Concepts of leadership can be traced back to ancient history, but definitions and classifications of leadership start from the early 20th century (Rost, ). In the past 50 years, there have been as many as.   Ideology, a form of social or political philosophy in which practical elements are as prominent as theoretical ones. It is a system of ideas that aspires both to explain the world and to change it. This article describes the nature, history, and significance of ideologies in terms of the philosophical, political, and international contexts in which they have arisen.

      For us, to make it more precise, black people, no doubt well-meaning black people, ask the question whether an ideology which was historically generated within the culture of Western Europe in the 19th century is, today, in the third quarter of the 20th century, still valid for another part of the world, namely Africa, or the Caribbean, or.   George Ayittey, a senior fellow at the Independent Institute and founder and president of the Free Africa Foundation, spoke on how nationalist leaders in Africa .

        He illustrates in the book "Class Struggle in Africa," published in , how the ideology prevalent in a society is reflective of the class relationships that exist: "Ideologies reflect class interest and class consciousness. Liberalism, individualism, elitism and bourgeois 'democracy', which is an illusion, are examples of bourgeois ideology. Leadership in Africa The current paper is concerned particularly with leadership in sub-Saharan Africa and so will now turn its attention to this context. Empirical data on the nature of leadership in this region is fairly limited. The GLOBE study presents just one page on sub-Saharan Africa in its book.


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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Cited by: 3. This book discusses the relationship between politics and power in East Africa from a historical perspective. The author examines how the exercise and contestation of political power and the role of leadership have played themselves out within the Cited by: Most of the research into what constitutes effective leadership emanates from the United States and is not very useful in an African context.

Africa is a continent of extraordinary cultural, geographic, economic and political diversity, featuring largely emerging economies and rapid political, economic and social development. This book seeks to set leadership theory in the African context.

Transformational Leadership in East Africa Politics, Ideology and Community by Eric Masinde Aseka. This book discusses the relationship between politics and power in East Africa from a historical perspective.

The author examines how the exercise and contestation of political power and the role of leadership have played themselves out within the.

Pitfalls of ideology, social policy, and leadership in Africa. [Nairobi]: New EME Research Initiatives & Publishers, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Eric Masinde Aseka.

Africa’s recent population transition may either result in an economic success or a disaster depending on how policies and actions are implemented. Leadership effectiveness, therefore, is an important consideration for the future of African development.

This chapter provides an understanding of leadership in the African context. Africa has also experienced dictatorship in areas of leadership (e.g., Idi Amin, Mab- uto Se Seseko). Those opposed to them were killed. With the new leadership that is emerging, we hope we will experience leaders who are sensitive to the needs of the peo- ple.

We need leaders who will help Africa to become innovative. The only way African. The study appreciates the prevailing relevance of particular elements from the leadership ideology and outlook that existed in primordial African society to guide a contemporary African Muslim.

Vries (), uses Shaka’s reign as the King of the Zulus to illustrate despotic leadership. The number of books on African business leaders, too, pales in comparison to the num - ber of books written on leadership by non-Africans.

There also appears to be only fleet - ing reference to Africa. In such a structure, leaders don’t serve; they are served, because occupying leadership positions make leaders superior and unaccountable to the people they lead. Africa needs leadership development systems, and it is incumbent on development partners and global leaders to understand how cultural differences affect these.

African socialism is the ideology of Africa. The purposes of this paper are to examine the meanings attached to this ideology by Africans and Africanists alike, to analyze and compare any perceptual differences which may exist among competing viewpoints, and, finally, to indicate areas of consensus or agreement emerging from such an analysis.

The populist modifier has been applied frequently in Africa to refer to very distinct phenomena. At the same time, Africa represents an especially challenging case for delineating populism due to the predominance of personalistic leaders and the lack of policy ideology underlying many political parties.

Therefore, this chapter argues that a cumulative conceptual approach provides the. Learning Leadership Development from African Cultures: A Personal Perspective Chiku Malunga 1 Keywords: Leadership development, indigenous African leadership, ubuntu 1 Chiku Malunga can be contacted at [email protected] Introduction Leadership development is currently a very high priority for capacity building in Africa.

My experience, however. Get this from a library. Transformational leadership in East Africa: politics, ideology, and community. [Eric Masinde Aseka] -- "This book of discusses the question of political power and the role of leadership in East African communities.

Beginning with pre-colonial structures and. African socialism is a belief in sharing economic resources in a traditional African way, as distinct from classical African politicians of the s and s professed their support for African socialism, although definitions and interpretations of this term varied considerably.

Transformational leadership theory can be applied to the development of the next generation of African leaders. It is linked to psychological fulfilment and tends to move followers up Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, and can be applied to all followers across Africa, resulting in a better standard of human capital.

imposed western ideology. It will show that pre-colonial and pre-apartheid African 11 South Africa ratified the CEDAW in and presented its first Country Report in Country 30 and 31 of the Constitution) and recognises traditional leadership (sectionsof the Constitution).

Good leaders may well adopt some element of all of the styles of leadership. Autocratic leaders seek to have the most authority in decision-making and provide the rest of the group with clear expectations regarding what needs to be done and how it should be done.

They try to make as many decisions as possible and consultation is minimal. leadership problem both in Africa and in the West.

Furthermore the notion that Africa is a continent on drift is a view point that seems to confine Africa to a static position where it operates in a vacuum and is indulgently involved in its own self-destructive tendencies. Because the subject is too broad to receive a fair treatise in this.

to political and civic leaders l atin america, the carib-bean and West africa. Mary O’Donoghue contributed information on the British columbia new democratic Party (BcndP). o’donoghue currently serves as the i nstitute’s gov-ernance director in libya and previously worked as the executive director of the BcndP caucus.

In social studies, a political ideology is a certain set of ethical ideals, principles, doctrines, myths or symbols of a social movement, institution, class or large group that explains how society should work and offers some political and cultural blueprint for a certain social order.A political ideology largely concerns itself with how to allocate power and to what ends it should be used.2 days ago  The chapter discusses African ideologies from the eighteenth to the twenty-first centuries.

Two distinguishing characteristics are identified: a definition and promotion of human rights for Africans, and a global authorship of continental Africans and their descendants in the African Diaspora. The movement of ideologies between Africans and their descendents in the New World served to cross.contemporary conversation about ‘leadership in Africa’ must attend to this.

On Sankara’s legacy for present day activists, there is similar disaccord. Some argue that urban-based labour.