Global Business Labs

Accelerating business


Our research group consist of researchers from Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Uganda, Kenya and Sweden. Our aim is to tackle some of the main problems in Africa: 

  1. Limited development within higher education in business administration and entrepreneurship. There is a lack of localized teaching materials, role models, problem based pedagogy and well trained faculty.
  2. Start-up/entrepreneurship culture and activity is based on necessity based entrepreneurship and self-employment. Local eco systems tend to copy industrialized solutions with limited success. This focus tends to create an informal and potentially inefficient economy.
  3. Lack of funding for early start-ups and growing firms in Africa. Despite an inflow of foreign direct investments. As well as, the issue of micro finance and whether it is a blessing or potentially a curse.
  4. Lack of exchange and understanding between foreign investments/companies and local ditto.
  5. Lack of institutional awareness about Africa and a very limited exchange of Students and faculty.