Contemporary challenges and opportunities of doing business in Africa: The emerging roles and effects of technologies

Joseph Amankwah-Amoah*, Ellis L.C. Osabutey, Abiodun Egbetokun

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Abstract

The rapid advancement of technologies is one key factor propelling the current pace of global business. Technology is also playing an undeniable role in driving business opportunities and growth in developing countries. In this context, Africa is emerging at the forefront in contemporary debates about the adoption and adaptation of new and old technologies. Despite these developments, there is limited research on how emerging technologies have influenced contemporary challenges and opportunities with respect to businesses in Africa. This special issue sought to elicit insightful articles that reveal how technology development, adoption and adaptation are shaping businesses in Africa.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)171-174
Number of pages4
JournalTechnological Forecasting and Social Change
Volume131
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2018
Externally publishedYes

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