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Kroesen, J.O. (author)
Usually the present-day understanding of Africa doesn't look back beyond its colonial past. But the difficulties of African nation states with the Western system of a strong and accountable state and an open civil society have to be understood from the perspective of the precolonial system of in-group solidarity and vertical networks under...
journal article 2018
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Kroesen, J.O. (author), Darson, Rudi (author), Ndegwah, DJ (author)
conference paper 2017
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Kroesen, J.O. (author), Ndegwah, DJ (author)
In Africa slowly but steadily a transformation is taking place in the management styles of enterprises. There is a trend towards more precise time management, more precision in dealing with increasingly sophisticated technology, more feedback from the bottom to the top in order to manage the processes properly, more professionalism and...
conference paper 2017
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Ndegwah, DJ (author), Kroesen, J.O. (author)
The neoliberal approach dominating the globalization process is criticized in this contribution as not working for the promotion of entrepreneurship in the Kenyan situation. It is a shortcut of the Western social and economic heritage in the first place. It has a limited understanding of human beings as only consisting of needs which should be...
conference paper 2017
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Kroesen, J.O. (author), Ndegwah, DJ (author)
Instead of presenting a business approach or a community (NGO) approach towards development as an either-or alternative, these two in actual fact constitute a continuum. This is particularly the case if the bottom of the pyramid is targeted, like smallholder farmers. Social enterprises often cannot avoid building the social and institutional...
conference paper 2016
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Kroesen, J.O. (author)
For entrepreneurship to flourish an enabling institutional and cultural environment is required. On the surface of things entrepreneurship is dependent on initiatives of daring and competitive individuals, but implicitly in the notion of entrepreneurship there are also assumptions about cooperation and regulation, without which it cannot deliver...
conference paper 2015
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Kroesen, J.O. (author), Romijn, H (author)
This paper takes a capability approach to analyze the role of entrepreneurship in the socio-economic development of present-day Sub Saharan Africa. The paper zooms in on the nature of the capabilities that are built through the development of entrepreneurship; the key challenges to the development of such capabilities in a Sub Saharan African...
conference paper 2015
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Kroesen, J.O. (author)
For entrepreneurship to flourish an enabling institutional and cultural environment is required. On the surface of things entrepreneurship is dependent on initiatives of daring and competitive individuals, but implicitly in the notion of entrepreneurship there are also assumptions about cooperation and regulation, without which it cannot deliver...
conference paper 2015
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Kroesen, J.O. (author), Ndegwah, D. (author)
First the authors set the scene by exploring the main lines of the present development debate. They take a nuanced stand, not only looking at failures of Western development initiatives, but also going into the internal dynamics of African societies which stand in the way of social and economic development. Next they present some case studies of...
conference paper 2012
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Doorn, N. (author), Kroesen, J.O. (author)
In this paper, we discuss the use of role plays in ethics education for engineering students. After presenting a rough taxonomy of different objectives, we illustrate how role plays can be used to broaden students’ perspectives. We do this on the basis of our experiences with a newly developed role play about a Dutch political controversy...
journal article 2011
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Singh, R. (author), Kroesen, J.O. (author)
The sustainable development in developing and newly industrialising countries (China, India, South Africa, and Brazil) is central issue for policy makers, decision makers, academic, and planners. The attainment of sustainability has become a challenge for rapidly urbanising India. The paper focuses on the challenges for building less energy...
conference paper 2010
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Kroesen, J.O. (author), Kamp, L.M. (author)
This paper deals with the implementation of western-based renewable energy technologies within a developing country context. It describes theoretical frameworks that can be used to that can be used to analyze an interpret this process. It also offers insights on good governance and civil society in developing countries and on cultural...
conference paper 2010
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Kroesen, J.O. (author), Kamp, L.M. (author)
This paper deals with the implementation of western-based renewable energy technologies within a developing country context. It describes theoretical frameworks that can be used to that can be used to analyze an interpret this process. It also offers insights on good governance and civil society in developing countries and on cultural...
conference paper 2010
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Brummelink, M.L. (author), Frantzeskaki, N. (author), Klaassen, R.G. (author), Blom, E.M. (author), Kooij, R.E. (author), Kroesen, J.O. (author), Stadler, D.I. (author), Van den Boogaard, M.E.D. (author)
Delft University of Technology (DUT) is becoming more and more an international community. Since lectures on master level are all conducted in English, the numbers of students from foreign countries attending DUT are rising and international cooperation within educational projects is a necessity. To prepare educators for the continuing...
conference paper 2009
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