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Meeting the 21st century challenges of doing business in Africa

Amankwah-Amoah, Joseph, Osabutey, Ellis L.C., Egbetokun, Abiodun (2018) Meeting the 21st century challenges of doing business in Africa. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 131 . pp. 336-338. ISSN 0040-1625. (doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2018.01.006) (KAR id:65730)

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This concluding piece to the special issue outlines how nations and firms can capitalise on their resources and capabilities towards meeting the 21st century challenges of doing business in Africa. The paper outlines key requirements, including human capital formation, technology transfer, frugal innovation and learning from other nations. We also examine the mechanisms through which technology can be harnessed to help facilitate economic development and enhance Africa’s competitiveness.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.techfore.2018.01.006
Uncontrolled keywords: new technology; challenges and opportunities; Africa; government; business development.
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Kent Business School - Division > Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship and International Business
Depositing User: Joseph Amankwah-Amoah
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2018 08:14 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 04:00 UTC
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