The Sogo Sosha Example of Champion Companies
The sogo sosha of Japan and the chaebols of South Korea are examples of powerful champion companies that created bountiful opportunities for their respective nations to become global economic powerhouses.
In this episode, our host, John Akhile, author of Unleashed: A New Paradigm of African Trade with the World, explores the successes of these champion companies and how they helped pave the way for the rise of the Asian Tigers. What does that have to do with the African continent? Listen to this month’s podcast to find out.
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The author, John Akhile, is a man of varied entrepreneurial accomplishment in several fields. His range of interest includes fields as diverse from one another as; international trade, real estate and restaurants, demonstrating his keen interest in international affairs and in the cultural underpinnings of society. In many respects he is as a true "Renaissance" man because he has great depth of knowledge and command in many diverse fields. However his central passion has been the African continent and people, having concentrated on the issues hindering development and growth in African countries for more than more three decades. It has led to one self-published book and Unleashed.