Meeting the 21st century challenges of doing business in Africa

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

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)336-338
Number of pages3
JournalTechnological Forecasting and Social Change
Volume131
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2018
Externally publishedYes

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