The first “Winter school” of the ManaGlobal project was organized from December 9 to 12, 2019 in Manchester (Great Britain). Professors Rachid M’RABET and Mohamed Amine ISSAMI of Groupe ISCAE Group took part in the work of this event.
Indeed, Pr. Rachid M’RABET chaired several sessions and panels and also presented a paper on the governance of family businesses in Morocco. For his part, Professor Mohamed Amine ISSAMI led a working session and presented an article on the development of private equity in Africa and an intervention on qualitative and quantitative analysis in the context of ethnographic research.
During this meeting, several researchers and professionals from Cameroon, Senegal, Ghana, England, Germany and France presented their work within the framework of the Work Packages of ManaGlobal Project.
For the record, the ManaGlobal project is piloted by Rennes 2 University inaugurated in February 2019. It is an innovative research and training project (RISE). It focused on management practices in several African and Arab countries. It has received support from the Horizon 2020 program of the European Union through the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement and receives funding of 1.5 million euros over 4 years.
ManaGlobal’s objective is to contribute to research on business management in the different countries participating in the project and to network African, Arab and European academics and practitioners.
The faculty of Groupe ISCAE actively partake in project activities, in particular, through the ethnographic studies they must carry out (four studies are being prepared in the following sectors: Real Estate, food industry, Banking and Finance, and Tourism are in progress. In addition, secondments are programmed in partner European academic institutes.