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New MBAs Should Start Their Careers in Frontier Markets

Jun
8
2015

“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]

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At the U.S.-Africa Summit, Leaders Need to Signal Change

Oct
6
2014

Washington is usually quiet in August, but an event next week has the potential to shake things up for business and foreign policy. More than 200 U.S. and African CEOs, including the heads of General Electric, Walmart, Blackstone, Google, and [Continue Reading]

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How GE and IBM are Playing Global Development to Win

Apr
18
2014

Most big corporations follow global development trends. Where there is economic growth, there is opportunity, and the companies that can predict where growth will take place are better positioned to take advantage of it. That is the reactive approach to [Continue Reading]

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America’s Brand with Frontier Entrepreneurs

Aug
28
2013

Walter Landor was a branding legend who helped companies from Coca Cola to Levi’s define their brand for the public. “Put simply,” he said famously, “a brand is a promise.” The more important the promise and the better you fulfill [Continue Reading]

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