Bookcover of THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MTN’S INVOLVEMENT
Booktitle:

THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MTN’S INVOLVEMENT

IN CAMEROON

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2011-03-11 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-8443-2146-3

ISBN-10:
3844321462
EAN:
9783844321463
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
The motive for this research was to provide clarityon the increasinglydivergent opinions on the role and behaviour of SouthAfrican companies inthe rest of the African continent. The key questionthat can be asked is: “AreSouth African investments, saviour or villain ofAfrican Development”(Thomas, 2007)? Are they “exporting Apartheid”(Mkhabela, 2007) or are thefears raised against South African companies unfounded?The primary research objective of this study is toassess MTN-C’s contributionto the economic development of Cameroon. The specificresearch questionsaddressed in this study are:1. What are the possible areas of economic impact?2. How can the effects of MTN-C’s presence inCameroon be measured—both qualitatively andquantitatively?3. What recommendations can be made to MTN-C?To answer these questions, the researcher takes amulti-dimensional view of the economic impact acrosseight areas, viz., inflow of foreign direct capital,interaction with government, training and developmentof local staff, employment creation, localprocurement, spread of local shareholding, thelocal mobile communications sector and corporatesocial investment initiatives.
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Nathalie Beatrice Chinje
Number of pages:
108
Published on:
2011-03-11
Stock:
Available
Category:
International economy
Price:
49.00 €
Keywords:
Scramble for Africa, Doing Business in Africa, Multinational's Investments in Africa, Intra-Africa trade, Y'ello Africa, Emerging Markets, Cameroon Economy, Cameroon, mobile communications, ICT, South Africa, 1 billion people, Resource rich, Improved economic climate, New Investment Frontier, Improved economic climate

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