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Human Capital Strategy in the Gulf Firms

Challenges and Opportunities Work organisations in the GCC countries have been facing unique and complex challenges around the development and management of human capital for...
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Human Capital Leadership in an Economy Stretched for Talent

Insights from Prof. Shirley Zinn, Professor of Economics and Management at the University of Pretoria While the natural reaction by the vast majority of organisations...
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Why are Some Boards More Successful than Others?

Insights by Wendy Luhabe, Social Entrepreneur ‘I have been on the boards of listed, unlisted, private sector, public sector, non-governmental, business school, my own businesses,...
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The Evolution of Financing for GCC Family Businesses

Insights from Prof. Giacomo Luciani, Director of the Gulf Research Centre Foundation Family business groups are the main pillar of the GCC private sector. They...
Family Business: The Art of Communication

Family Business & The Art of Communication

There is no shortage of words on how to communicate well in family business. Enter the words "family business communication" into a Web search...

How to Build A Family Business That Will Endure

Successfully running a family business over several generations is a complex performance that requires expertise and flexibility on many levels in the business as...

Professionalizing the Family Business

Image Source: Pixabay via PexelsExperience of the Al Majdouie Group It is often said, that one of the key challenges of family businesses is to...

Talent Management – Where to Start

War for Talent The ‘War for Talent’ has been widely identified as one of the challenges which firms across all industries and nationalities probably have...

Secrets of China’s Dynamic Entrepreneurs

China's economy has experienced a transformation in the last 30 years, from total reliance on state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and collectives to a mixed economy...

Expansion During Crisis – Case of the Zamil Group

Image Source: Rawpixel.com via Pexels Interview with Khalid A. Al Zamil, Zamil Group In the 1930s, a Saudi Arabian entrepreneur named Sheikh Abdullah Al-Hamad Al Zamil,...