publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

“Hub” organisations in Kenya: What are they? What do they do? And what is their potential?

Littlewood, D.C.; Kiyumbu, W.;
  • Published: 01 Jun 2018
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
From Senegal to Tanzania, and South Africa to Egypt, over the last decade “hub” organisations have proliferated across the African continent. Whilst this rapid growth has been accompanied by increasing academic interest, to date, works examining this phenomenon and this new dynamic organisational form remain limited. This study aims to contribute towards addressing this gap by examining hub organisations in Kenya. More specifically, and drawing upon in-depth qualitative case study research with three hubs, it examines: the nature of hubs in Kenya, what they are; unpacks what they do, and especially the role of hubs as intermediaries; and evaluates the potential ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Social change, Study research, Intermediary, Economics, Scholarship, Entrepreneurship, Hybridity, Economic growth, Tanzania, biology.organism_classification, biology
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