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Business in Africa : corporate insights

Author: Dianna Games
Publisher: Johannesburg : Penguin Books, 2012.
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"High-growth, high-return Africa, with much improved trading conditions, is the most sought after frontier destination for global investment today. However, there are 54 countries on the continent and even rigorous business plans can run aground on the unique and complex set of circumstances found in each of them. Business in Africa: Corporate insights takes the reader to the coal face of doing business on the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dianna Games
ISBN: 0143528823 9780143528821
OCLC Number: 814454919
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 251 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Africa's business landscape. The state of play / Dianna Games ; 20 tips on doing business in Africa --
pt. 2. The economic landscape. Africa's economic evolution / Duncan Clarke ; Africa's growth story / Acha Leke, Mutsa Chironga ; Africa: the West and the rest / Lyal White ; Understanding Africa's competitiveness challenge / Greg Mills ; Building African entrepreneurs / Tony Elumelu ; Making a noise: Africa's women in business / Khanyi Dhlomo ; The making of the African brand / Doug de Villiers --
pt. 3. Corporate insights. Private equity: Actis / Simon Harford ; Mining: AngloGold Ashanti / Richard Duffy ; Hospitality: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group / Andrew McLachlan ; Retail and services: the Coca-Cola Company ; Science and technology: DuPont / Carlman Moyo ; Diversified industrial and financial services: General Electric / Lazarus Angbazo ; Logistics and supply chain: Imperial Logistics / George de Beer ; Property: Liberty Properties / Samuel Ogbu ; Telecommunications and entertainment: MultiChoice / Nico Meyer, Collins Khumalo ; Franchising and retail: Nando's / Robert Brozin ; Telecommunications: MTN / Sifiso Dabengwa ; Oil and gas: SacOil Holdings / Robin Vela ; Agriculture: Seed Co / Morgan Nzwere ; Advertising: TBWA/Africa / Rick de Kock ; Financial services: United Bank for Africa / Phillips Oduoza ; Legal services: Webber Wentzel / Roddy McKean ; Tourism and environment: Wilderness Holdings / Andy Payne.
Responsibility: compiled by Dianna Games.

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"High-growth, high-return Africa, with much improved trading conditions, is the most sought after frontier destination for global investment today. However, there are 54 countries on the continent and even rigorous business plans can run aground on the unique and complex set of circumstances found in each of them. Business in Africa: Corporate insights takes the reader to the coal face of doing business on the continent."--Dust-jacket.

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