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Leading an African Renaissance: Opportunities and Challenges

I Perspectives in Societal Movements: Change, Sustainability and Entrepreneurial FortunesConverting Cattell’s Syntality to Change Leadership in AfricaAfrican Syntality: a Dormant Change EnergyConverting Cattell’s SyntalityDeprogramming the Social MindDe-traditionalize Inherited LeadershipDeveloping cultures for learning.Balancing rewards and costs.Moving Communities from Overpowering TO Power-Building LEADERSHIPEstablish Innovation and Learning GroupsConclusionReferencesAfrican Leadership as Jitegemea: A Model for SustainabilityDependencySustainability and JitegemeaA Model for SustainabilityModel ConstructsBuilding Local ConfidenceImplementing Local LearningDeveloping Greater Capacities in Local PeopleMobilizing Local Human Resources and Local SolutionsLeadership as a WholeJlTEGEMEA AS HUMAN AGENCY AND FREEDOMFuture ConsiderationsNotesEntrepreneurship: Unlocking Africa’s RichesThe Concept of EntrepreneurshipDefinition: Entrepreneurship, EntrepreneurEarly Thinking Regarding EntrepreneurshipContemporary View of EntrepreneurshipTypes of EntrepreneurshipEntrepreneurship in Africa: Initiatives and ChallengesEntrepreneurial Culture in AfricaThe Role of SMEs in AfricaDefinition of SMEsImportance of SMEsEmployment and Wealth CreationSeedbed of InnovationSocial and Political StabilityChallenges Facing SMEs and Mitigation StrategiesGood Governance and Leadership in AfricaSouth AfricaBotswanaMauritiusConclusionNotesPerspectives of Crisis: Corruption, Ebola, and Exploitive LeadershipLeading the Way in Battling CorruptionCorruption in AfricaTransparency International Corruption Perception IndexPerceived African Corruption levelsEthical Leadership and InfluenceEthical LeadershipRole Modelling and Social Learning InfluenceUnique Cultural Advantage for African LeadersGLOBE Study: Power Distance Implications28African Power Distance33Leveraging Higher Power DistanceTwo Nigerian Studies Illustrating Leader InfluenceFirst Study: Role ModellingSecond Study: Leader Influence of Moral Reasoning DevelopmentConclusionNotesRenaissance Disclosed: African Leadership in the Ebola Crisis of 2014Ebola and Mbeki: Context DisclosedEbola Crisis of 2014Thabo Mbeki and the African RenaissanceIdeology: Binding the African Renaissance TogetherHIV/AIDS: Testing the African RenaissanceThree Guiding QuestionsThe African Renaissance Statement DisclosedGuess: The African Renaissance—Pathway from Disconnection to ConnectionAn Interpretation of the Restructured ASRExplanation: The African Renaissance—Pathway from Barbarism to Humane CivilizationAn Interpretation of the Inner Texture AnalysisThree Perspectives: African Leadership Response to Ebola DisclosedContinental/Global PerspectiveNational PerspectiveLegacy of DistrustSkepticism and InactionAutocratic ControlCommunity EngagementFrontline PerspectiveAfrican ProfessionalsAfrican OrganizationsAfrican DiasporaHorizons of African Crisis LeadershipTwo Streams: African Crisis Leadership DisclosedHow Do Africans Lead in Times of Crisis?Does African Crisis Leadership Reflect the Principles of the African Renaissance?ConclusionNotesThree-dimensional African Leadership: Rediscovering Powerful Leadership for the CommunityThe Solutions to Exploitative Leadership Lie in Africa’s BackyardVertical Dimension of Hierarchical Quid Pro Quo Exchange RelationshipsHorizontal Dimension of Mutual Solidarity and Collective ResponsibilityLong-Term Reliability and SecurityThree Dimensions of Powerful Leadership that Benefits the CommunityConclusionNotesPerspectives in Moving Forward: Holistic Leadership, Hope, Elders and StoriesAccelerating Africa’s Renaissance Using Contextual Holistic Leadership DevelopmentLeadership and Its Development and Africa’s DevelopmentOverview of the Growth of Leadership Development ResearchThe Human Factor and the Need for Contextual Leadership DevelopmentA Contextually Effective Leadership Development Model for Africa’s Renaissance.Factors Expected to Influence Holistic Leadership Development (from Theory)Process and FormGenderEthnicityOrganizational CultureTrustOther Possible FactorsHolistic Leadership Development and Its ComponentsResearch Findings and Proposed Holistic Leadership Development ModelKey Leadership Behaviours of Exemplary LeadersOther Factors that Can Accelerate Exemplary Leadership and Holistic LDTowards Holistic Leadership Development in the African ContextDimension Proposed curriculum elements or outcomesGlobal Contribution of an African Holistic Leadership Development ModelSummary and ConclusionAfrican Leadership Insights: The Role of Hope, Self-efficacy and Motivation to LeadHope TheorySelf-efficacyHypothesesMethodsResultsDemographicsReliabilityFindings Associated with the HypothesesDiscussionImplications of the Findings: Differences in Self-efficacy Between Ethnic Groups and Religious AffiliationsFindings Associated with the Hypotheses: Differences in Hope Between Ethnic Groups and Religious AffiliationsFindings Associated with the Hypotheses: Differences in MTL Between Ethnic Groups and Religious AffiliationsFindings Associated with the Hypotheses: Predictors of MTLLimitations of the StudyRecommendations for Future ResearchConclusionNotesElders Against the State: The Case of Gisu Clan Elders Reclaiming a Coffee CooperativeProblem of Tyranny and Overreach of Executive Authority in Africa and Search for local SolutionsSituating Elders Within Scholarship on Hybrid GovernanceSituating the Case of the Elders Forum Within Ethnographic Study of Gisu EldersCase of the Elders Forum’s Success in Re-instating the Locally Appointed Chairman of BCUDiscovering the Elders Forum in the 2014 Ethnographic StudyPerspectives from Government Officials on the Role of the EldersModalities of Elder Leadership that Create Accountability and Balance of PowerSpeaking Directly to the LeaderEscalating Complaints to Higher AuthoritiesTaking the Case to the PublicApplicationLimitations of Elder LeadershipPotential Applications of Elder Leadership in Other Regions and LevelsNotesDeveloping African Leaders with Storycentric MethodsMisconceptions of StoryWhat is Story?The Benefits of LiteracyThe Dark Side of LiteracyA Restructured WorldviewOverlooked LeadersOne-Eyed ProphetsRecommendationsWho Will Develop Him?ConclusionNotesThe Stage Is Set for African Renaissance

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