The cultural roots of effective institutions

Philippe d’Iribarne, Alain Henry, World development Report, WDR 2017, Governance and the Law, Background paper.  Read now In many countries, the resistances that obstruct the setting-up of development-enhancing forms of governance are problematic. In many cases, these resistances are linked to firmly anchored beliefs that have to do with to…

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Revolution by procedures in Cameroun

Henry, Alain in Successful Companies in the Developing World, In Iribarne (d’), Ph. (pub.), Managing in synergy with culture, Notes et documents de l’AFD, 2007 Read now The countries of Sub-Saharan Africa are among those that encounter the most difficulty in modernizing their management and raising the performance of their companies.…

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Les traductions vietnamiennes d’un code d’éthique français

Henry, Alain in Annales des Mines, Gérer et comprendre, n° 104 juin 2011 (Read now) Translating a French code of ethics into Vietnamese. Introducing international managerial practices in Vietnam runs up against behavioral and cultural patterns. Rather than asking questions about a hypothetical change of values, it is worthwhile understanding how…

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