Technological progress and global integration are driving change in our current environment and the speed at which it is occurring increasing, this means that we need to run organisations in a different way. However, the number of organisations that are responsive to change and adapting their operations is small. Why is this?Read More
Have you heard the term “The Cobra Effect”?
If not, it’s time that you learn about it.
The Cobra Effect is a term in economics. It refers to a situation when an attempted solution to a problem makes the problem worse.Read More
In hard economic times, what’s the first thing companies cut? You guessed it -the development budget. No more training, no more coaching! Unbelievable. What message does that send to the staff?
Spectacular success in business doesn’t come by luck.Read More
“Coaching is unlocking a person’s potential to maximise their performance; helping them to learn rather than teaching them.”
~Sir John Whitmore
How do professionals get better at what they do?
How do professionals become great?Read More
There are numerous business opportunities in Africa, the two areas discussed here are Mobile Money and Real Estate.
Every year in Africa, over $100 billion in transactions are still done in cash. This presents a huge and lucrative financial services opportunity for savvy entrepreneurs.Read More
Africa, as a continent, offers great returns for investors as compared to most emergent economies. Many African countries supply raw minerals to developed nations, however, there are other untapped investment opportunities. For a start, the continent has a population of over a billion people.
There are numerous opportunities in various industries like retail, infrastructure, agriculture and manufacturing.Read More
The Africa rising narrative may have been dampened by political turmoil and depressed commodity prices, but the economic potential of African countries is incomparable. Africa is emerging as a high growth region, with a rapidly increasing population, opportunities for innovation and a developing market.
Africa is made up of 54 sovereign states, each with their own ecosystem, culture and languages. Contrary to popular belief, Africa is not a large single country or a single market, each sovereign state’s economy is diverse.
As a result of the socio-economic growth, political stability in most African countries, improved educational programs and highly educated professionals; there has been a rise of multi-national organisations wanting to expand into the continent. However, many corporations expand their businesses into the continent without an in-depth understanding of local market dynamics. It is important to understand the different risks in the different African countries. A business looking to expand onto the continent needs to understand the Infrastructure, communications network, political environment, governance requirements, financial issues, economic issues, cultural setting, and a number of other factors in determining how to approach their target market.
Market understanding is key. Even Africa based companies need a comprehensive analysis before undertaking an expansion project into another African country. Adge Africa Risk Solutions understand the nuances and complexities of cross border expansion. Our team is equipped to provide advisory services for organisations wishing to expand into Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Contact us on email@example.com for research, analysis and competitive intelligence on selected African countries.
Our team is able to conduct country research in the native languages in certain countries and within their sociocultural context.
We will help you manage the risks of expansion into other countries!
Running a business can often feel like a very solitary pursuit. However, as with most things in life, having an experienced mentor that you can rely on is one of the most valuable resources available to business owners.Read More