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Jonathan's Latest: Africa’s Unique Opportunity to Promote Inclusive Growth

Six years after the global recession began, many parts of the world are still struggling to achieve growth. For the last decade, Africa’s GDP has been growing quickly. According to the IMF, it’s likely to remain that way for the foreseeable future: The [Continue Reading]


New MBAs Should Start Their Careers in Frontier Markets

“Where are the stores?” asked the Scandinavian executive. Strive Masiyiwa was interviewing him to be CEO of the Nigeria telecoms venture lead by Econet Group, which Strive founded and chairs. “We had an enormous amount at stake, over $1 billion [Continue Reading]

Three Pillars of Wisdom from IBM CEO Ginni Rometty

Global companies can gain competitive advantage in fast-growing frontier markets by addressing those country’s big social challenges – described previously in HBR as “playing development to win.” One example is IBM. CEO Ginni Rometty and I recently spoke about the [Continue Reading]