Education Incentives in Africa

I originally started a business modeled as a for-profit company that gives back, coined “philanthropic capitalism” by TOMS Shoes (Zimmerman, 2009). The idea is to provide small business consulting services in a for-profit business with a built in margin that provides educational services to the least developed countries of the world. In order to start moving with the ‘give-back’ half…

Continue Reading

Applying Organizational Behavior Concepts to Teacher Training in Developing Countries

As the developed world quickly expands in size and technology, developing populations are falling behind in basic needs, such as education. A higher quality and more focused type of education is critically needed for these populations in order “to manage the meager resources under their control” and “to create opportunities for securing a livelihood or building wealth” (Epstein & Yuthas,…

Continue Reading

Analyzing Education in a Human World

Cameroon suffers from plights aplenty. If we consider each one, whether it be a shortage of clean water or inadequate transportation solutions, generations of improvements would stand on one foundational difficulty: insufficient education. Whereas in many developed countries where basic human rights are often satisfied, education can still be improved upon and often is needed. However, in developing countries, the…

Continue Reading

Economic Principles Applied to Education in Cameroon

CIRCULAR FLOW MODEL Dollars flow into the hands of laborers after they work for a business. After consumers pay taxes on these earned dollars, they either spend or save them. When these dollars are spent, they go back to businesses where these businesses can buy more capital and pay their laborers. The cycle starts over and the economy grows (Circular…

Continue Reading

Renaissance Manager: Teaching the World How to Teach Fishing

Renaissance Manager, noun : A leader who studies and incorporates as many aspects of life as needed to effective inspire others to be leaders -- When Erik Spoelstra arrived for practice during the 2015-2016 season with the Miami Heat basketball team, it never occurs to him that he needed to convince Dwayne Wade to come to practice. Wade showed up…

Continue Reading