Africa's Business Revolution: How to Succeed in the World's Next Big Growth Market

Africa's Business Revolution: How to Succeed in the World's Next Big Growth Market

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ISBN-13: 9781633694408
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 11/20/2018
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 136,720
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Acha Leke is chairman of McKinsey & Company’s Africa practice. Leading the firm’s expansion across Africa, he has worked in more than twenty countries. Leke is the coauthor of the McKinsey Global Institute's widely recognized Lions on the Move reports on Africa, as well as numerous Harvard Business Review and McKinsey Quarterly articles. Mutsa Chironga is an executive at Nedbank, one of South Africa's largest banking groups. He was previously a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he served banks in a dozen African countries, mostly on capturing growth opportunities. He is the coauthor of several McKinsey reports on African economies and financial services. Georges Desvaux is a senior partner at McKinsey & Company and a former managing partner of its African and Japanese offices. A leader of McKinsey's global marketing practice, he has helped build the firm's consumer insights and analytics capabilities. He is the coauthor of numerous articles on consumer and macroeconomic trends.

Author social media/website info: mckinsey.com/our-people/acha-leke, za.linkedin.com/in/achaleke, twitter.com/achaleke?lang=en, mckinsey.com/our-people/mutsa-chironga, za.linkedin.com/in/mutsa-chironga, twitter.com/mckinseyafrica/status/674900132610093056, mckinsey.com/our-people/georges-desvaux

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Part 1 Why Africa, Why Now?

1 A Giant Awakes 3

2 The Big Five: Growth Trends with a Twist 35

Part 2 How to Win in Africa: A Strategic Guide

3 Map Your Africa Strategy 83

4 Innovate Your Business Model 111

5 Build Resilience for the Long Term 133

6 Unleash Africa's Talent 155

Conclusion: Do Well by Doing Good 177

Notes 183

Selected Bibliography 193

Index 199

Acknowledgments 217

About the Authors 221

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