SHRM Foundation Research Towards Understanding Effective Corporate Leadership and Motivation in Africa Funded: December 2012 Expected Completion: December 2014 Terri Lituchy, Ph.D., Concordia University Abstract This project addresses an important current issue in HRM for both academics and practitioners: leadership and motivation in Africa. This study is designed to identify effective leadership and motivation approaches which derive from and are applicable in Africa. Based on result of previous qualitative research, a large-scale survey is used in several countries in Africa. The practical outcomes are the development of models sensitive to culture and its relationship to leadership and motivation in the African context. These models are intended to inform the preparation of indigenous training and development programs for use by HR practitioners in African countries. View the full list of SHRM Foundation funded research.