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Case
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Reference no. E-0062-E
Subject category: Entrepreneurship
Authors: SR Velamuri
Published by: IESE Business School
Originally published in: 2003
Version: 04/26/2004
Length: 16 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

This is the first of a three-case series (E-0062-E, E-0063-E and E-0066-E). The case outlines the difficulties faced by Strive Masiyiwa in his quest to operate a mobile telecommunications network in Zimbabwe. He refuses to indulge in corrupt practices to get the license to operate the network. He fights the government in the High Court and Supreme Court when it places obstacles in his path. The case highlights the support he receives from many people who are attracted by his ethical values.
Location:
Other setting(s):
1993-1998

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Abstract

This is the first of a three-case series (E-0062-E, E-0063-E and E-0066-E). The case outlines the difficulties faced by Strive Masiyiwa in his quest to operate a mobile telecommunications network in Zimbabwe. He refuses to indulge in corrupt practices to get the license to operate the network. He fights the government in the High Court and Supreme Court when it places obstacles in his path. The case highlights the support he receives from many people who are attracted by his ethical values.

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Location:
Other setting(s):
1993-1998

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