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Perceptions on leadership in Africa
Smit, Eon
8/1/2010
​In this article Prof Eon Smit, former director of the USB, says business schools must get involved in developing leaders in Africa. The article was published in the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative magazine.
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Prof Smit writes, "An Afro-optimist will probably see the embryo of the economic giant that Africa can become, realising that the renaissance will take a very long time to deliver on its promises and that it will be characterised by small beginnings first confined to development nodes and crucially dependent on the initiative, effort and leadership of a small minority in politics, business and society, similar to the European renaissance, but this time around playing out in a planned and purposeful way."

 

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