Recent Publications


Jackson, T. International Management Ethics: A Critical, Cross-cultural Perspective, Cambridge University Press, 2011 [Web]

Jackson, T. Management and Change in Africa: A Cross-cultural Perspective, London: Routledge, 2004 [Web]

Jackson, T. International HRM: A Cross-cultural Approach, London: Sage, 2002 [Web]


Jackson, T and Horwitz, F. (2017) Expatriation in Chinese MNEs in Africa: A Paradigm Shift? International Journal of Human Resource Management,  (REF 2021 ABS 3*) [Article]

Jackson, T. (2015) Management studies from Africa: a cross-cultural critique, Africa Journal of Management, April 2015, 1(1),  78-88. [Article]

Jackson, T. (2014) Employment in Chinese MNEs: Appraising the Dragon’s Gift to sub-Saharan Africa, Human Resource Management., 53(6), 897-920, DOI:10.1002/hrm.21565 [Article]

Jackson, T., Louw, L. & Zhao, S. (2013) China in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for HRM Policy and Practice at Organizational Level, International Journal of Human Resource Management. 24(13): 2512-33. [Article]

Jackson, T. (2013) Reconstructing the Indigenous in African Management Research: Implications for International Management Studies in a Globalized World, Management International Review, 53(1):13-38. [Article]

Claeyé, F. and Jackson, T. (2012) The Iron Cage Re-revisited: Institutional Isomorphism in Non-profit Organisations in South Africa, Journal of International Development, 24(5), 602-22. [Article][Journal]

Jackson, T. (2012) Cross-cultural management and the informal economy in sub-Saharan Africa: implications for organization, employment and skills development, The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 23(14), 2901–2916 [Article]

Jackson, T. (2012) Postcolonialism and Organizational Knowledge in the Wake of China’s Presence in Africa: Interrogating South-South relations, Organization. 19(2): 181-204.[Article][Journal]

Jackson, T. (2011) From Cultural Values to Cross-cultural Interfaces: Hofstede Goes to Africa, Journal of Organization Change Management, 24(4): 532-58 [Article][Journal]

Claeyé, F., & Jackson, T. (2011) Project delivery in HIV/AIDS and TB in Southern Africa: The cross-cultural management imperative. Journal of Health Organization and Management. 25(4): 469-86 [Article][Journal]

Jackson, T. (2011) Conceptualizing the cross-cultural gaps in managing international aid: HIV/AIDS and TB project delivery in Southern Africa, International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 26(2) 191–212.[Article][Journal]

Jackson, T. (2009) A Critical Cross-cultural Perspective for Developing Nonprofit International Management Capacity, Non-Profit Management and Leadership, 19(4): 443-66 [Article][Journal]

Jackson, T. and Haines, R. (2007) Cross-cultural management in South African NGOs, South African Review of Sociology, 38(1) 85-989 [Article]

Jackson, T., Amaeshi, K. & Yavuz, S. (2008) Untangling African Indigenous Management: Multiple influences on the success of SMEs in Kenya, Journal of World Business, 43(3), 400-16. [Article][Journal]

Louw, L. & Jackson, T. (2008) Managing Culture and Change in South African Organizations: The Way Forward for Africa? Africanus: Journal of Development Studies, 38 (1), 29-42. [Article]

Book Chapters

Jackson, T. (2015) Cross-cultural Human Resource Issues in Emerging Markets, Chapter 4 in Frank Horwitz, and Pawan Budhwar, P. (Eds.) Handbook of Human Resource Management in Emerging Markets, Edward Elgar, pp. 42-67

Jackson, T. (2015) International HRM: A cross-cultural perspective, Chapter 9 in David G. Collings, Geoffrey Wood and Paula Caligiuri (Eds.) Companion to International Human Resource Management, Routledge, pp. 138-152

Jackson, T. (2012) Cultural values and management ethics: A 10 nation study, in Andrew Crane and Dirk Matten (Eds.) New Directions in Business Ethics, Sage 2012 (Feb).

Jackson, T. (2011) Cross-cultural Studies, in Adrian Wilkinson and Michael Barry (eds), Handbook of Comparative Employment Relation, Edward Elgar. Chapter 5, pp. 98-126 [Pre-publication version][Web]

Jackson, T. & Claeyé, F., (2011) Cross-Cultural Management and NGO Capacity Building, Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations: A Reference Handbook, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, Chapter 95.[Pre-publication version][Web]

Jackson, T. (2010) Cross-cultural Work Psychology and Africa, in Kenneth D Keith (ed), Cross-Cultural Psychology: A Contemporary Reader, Wiley/Blackwell, Chapter 28, pp. 255-46. [Pre-publication version][Web]

Jackson, T. (2008) Instead of International HRM: A Cross-cultural Perspective, in Michael Muller-Camen, Richard Croucher & Susan Leigh (eds), Human Resource Management: A Case Study Approach, London: CIPD, 2008 [Pre-publication version]

Conference Papers

Jackson, T. (2013) Cross-cultural management studies in a changing world: new dynamics, new synergies, delivered as the keynote opening presentation at Cultural Aspects of Cross-border Cooperation: Competencies and Capabilities, Annual Conference of the International Association of Cross-cultural Competences and Management, June 20-22, 2013, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.

Jackson, T., Louw, L. & Zhao, S. (2011) Chinese Organization and Management in Sub-Saharan Africa: Towards a Cross-cultural Research Agenda, The Seventh International Symposium on Multinational Business Management – Enterprise Management in a Transitional Economy and Post Financial Crisis, June 5-6, 2011, Nanjing, China [Paper]

Jackson, T. (2010) Towards a new departure in cross-cultural management theory: why China’s presence in Africa makes a differences. Leadership and Management Studies in Sub-Saharan Africa conference Cape Town 22-24 Nov 2010. Refereed, and delivered as the opening keynote presentation. ISSN: 1177-3294.

Jackson, T. (2010) Cross-Cultural Management in International Development in Africa, Development Studies Subject Conference: Teaching Development in the 21st Century, 21-22 October 2010, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Delivered as keynote presentation.

Jackson, T. (2010) Sustainable Management in International Development and the Reinvention of Cross-cultural Management Studies. Invited Society for the Advancement of Management Studies/ Journal of Management Studies Conference on Sustainability, Loughborough University, 27-29 September 2010.

Jackson, T. (2010) Cross-cultural management and the informal economy in sub-Saharan Africa: implications for organization, employment and skills development. International Symposium on HRM and the Creation of Effective Organization in Africa, Nottingham Business School, 13-14 September 2010.

Jackson, T., Louw, L. & Zhao, S. (2010) China in sub-Saharan Africa: HRM implications. Bi-annual International HRM Conference, Aston University 9-12 June 2010.

Jackson, T. (2008) Management in Africa: The Cross-cultural Imperative, invited keynote paper, Leadership & Management Studies in Sub-Sahara Africa conference, Accra, July 2008.

Jackson, T. (2008) Cultural Values, Cultural Interfaces, Cultural Identities: Managing Health Projects in Southern Africa, International Society for the Study of Work and Organizational Values conference, Singapore, June 2008.