09 Oct 2017

Strategy Workshop held for Senior Managers Business leaders and senior managers have been urged to create working environments that enhance the confidence and self-worth of their staff. Delivering the opening speech at a workshop for CEOs and senior business executives in Accra, Chairman of Jonah Capital Sir Sam Jonah stressed that it was important for managers to treat their employee...

06 Jun 2017

  Pikay Richardson, PhD, Lockwood Institute, Accra, and Manchester Business School   There is little doubt that women suffer discrimination in many walks of life, not least on the leadership ladder in companies and organisations.  Even today women get less paid than men for the same job.  In the UK much effort has gone into righting this, but the gap is still there, a...

06 Jun 2017

  Pikay Richardson, Lockwood Institute, Accra, and Manchester Business School.   Introduction In the first part of the perspective on good governance and economic development, it was demonstrated that a good public governance regime was vital for the optimal successful operation of the private sector and the creation of wealth.  It was argued that the public sector...

29 May 2017

Introduction Economic development derives from the combination of capital and labour, and the efficiency of the use of these resources.  In simple terms, economic growth springs from the accumulation, and efficient application, of physical and human capital (labour) and advances in production technology - total factor productivity. The 1980s ushered in a period of increased global ...
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