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Succession, Governance and Strategic planning, not economic headwinds, will hold Middle East family businesses back from growth

91% of Middle East Family Business Have No Formal Succession Plan

Despite economic uncertainty, almost two thirds (64%) of family businesses have grown over the past year, according to a new global survey conducted by...
Next generation opportunity for UK family businesses

Next Generation Family Businesses Members Seek Greater Involvement

Next generation family leaders are preparing for their future roles by calling for increased involvement, greater responsibility and more spaces to learn within their...
Family Businesses that embrace conflict experience success.

Family Businesses that Embrace Conflict Find More Success

Conflict can actually be an asset to companies when it's effectively managed and properly resolved. This is according to study findings from EY and...
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“All Work, No Play” Stifling Family Business Growth

Family business growth can be boosted if a ‘permission to play’ is encouraged in the workplace, according to Dani Saveker, CEO of the sector’s...
Cross Cultures

[Book Review] Cross Cultures: How Global Families Negotiate Change Across Generations

Reviewed by Christian Stewart. Imagine an ethnic Chinese business founder who arrives in Indonesia with nothing but the “shirt on his back”, who through hard...
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[Event] Competing for Excellence – Family Enterprise Case Competition

Though the family-run enterprise has been a vital component of the global economy for centuries, it has rarely been recognized as an influential branch...
Myths Mortals

[Book Review] Myths & Mortals: Family Business Leadership and Succession Planning

Reviewed by Joseph Horak I was skeptical when I read the title of this book and what its purpose would be. The United State’s culture...
World Class Business Leaders and Experts Come Together To Envision The Future Of Pillar In The Global Economy

[Event] World Class Business Leaders and Experts Come Together To Envision The Future Of...

Businesses are most commonly categorized according to their industry or market size. Much ink has been spilled on the challenges that are specific to...
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[News] Oldest Brewery in North America Wins Family Business Award of Excellence

Molson Coors' 225th anniversary wasn't marked with an exclusive party at the company headquarters. Instead, Andrew and Geoff Molson embarked on a family tour...

[Event] The Family Enterprise Research Conference Comes To Burlington

As the family business topic continues to grow in prominence on the global stage, the 11th Family Enterprise Research Conference (FERC), has just wrapped...

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Beware of the One-Person-Company

Beware of the One-Person Company

When we think of a family business, we often associate it with a single family; one that might span two or three generations. But...

Top 10 Largest Companies in India

With a flourishing entrepreneurial spirit and burgeoning middle class, India is home to some of the world’s largest corporations. As China’s role as the...
Switch Restaurant

Switch Restaurant – Passion for the Unique

Interview with Deem Al Bassam, Founder of Switch Restaurant When you walk into Switch restaurant, you momentarily forget that you are in Dubai Mall. The...
Growers: Leaders that take risks for the family business.

Growers – Leaders That Take Risks for the Family Business

In this Family Business Leadership Series, we discover the four Leadership Natures and explains how to unleash their highest potential. This article is dedicated...