Issue 15, July 2012 – The Next Generation

Issue 15, July 2012 – The Next Generation

Articles

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Family Business2FamilyBusiness Case Study: The Third Generation Challenge

The Al Mamnoon group was established in 1967 in Kuwait by Mohammed Al Mamnoon. With great commitment and hard work Mohammed grew his small trading business into a diversified business group in few years.Mohammed's...
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Aligning Family and Business Culture – Creating Competitive Advantage

Originally an anthropological term within the social sciences, "culture" is, in everyday language, a word typically associated with the characteristics and customs of nationalities, religions or regions. Since the 1980s, the term "culture" has...

Family Business CSR Checklist

Photo by rawpixel.com from PexelsFamily businesses are said to be the backbone of Arab economies. They are strongly embedded in their communities and consider themselves responsible not only for their own welfare but also...
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Family Business Investing in Family Businesses – Banca March

The Banca March was established in 1926 on the Balearic island of Palma de Mallorca by Juan March and his family. The March family quickly expanded across the neighbouring islands and has since become...
Perspectives on the Next Generation - Q&A with Craig Aronoff

Perspectives on the Next Generation in Family Businesses – Q&A with Prof. Craig Aronoff

Prof. Craig Aronoff has been in the family business field for near to 40 years. In 1994, he established together with family business pioneer and colleague Prof. John Ward the Chicago-based Family Business Consulting...
Advice from a next generation family business member.

Advice from a Next Generation Family Business Member – Interview with Razan Jafar

On Being Part of the Next Generation Crescent Petroleum is an upstream oil and gas company with headquarters in Sharjah, UAE, and offices all over the world. It is part of the Crescent Group of...
Discussion on a Successful Next Generation

Discussion on a Successful Next Generation

Q&A with Rania Labaki Dr. Rania Labaki, Associate Professor of Management Sciences at the University of Bordeaux IV and researcher specialised in finance and family business management, is an expert when it comes to the...
Al Hamdani for Coffee

Coffee Throughout the Generations – Al Hamdani

The Al Hamdani family business is over a century old. Its true passion and the source of its continuous success lie in the flavour and quality of Yemeni mocha coffee beans and the family's...
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Mowgli – On Mentorship in the Middle East

With unemployment in the MENA region rising and now standing at 10.3%, the highest regional rate in the world (ILO, 2011), Arab countries alone need to create approximately 80 million new jobs by 2020...
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Family Managed Businesses in India – Opportunities and Challenges

Family businesses are the lifeline of India's economy. Almost 90% of Indian businesses are family-owned, which makes the rest of the business community largely dependent on them. Be it as their vendors, transporters, contractors...
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Running a Family Business in India – Bakul Jain

Conversation with Bakul Jain DCW was established in 1925 as one of the first Soda Ash factories in India. Behind the lucky horseshoe, that serves as the DCW Limited's logo, stands a hard working family:...
Dialogue between generations.

Dialogue between Generations – Elnefeidi Group

Amin Elnefeidi, President, Elnefeidi Group, 2nd generation Wafa Elnefeidi, Graduate from Towson University, 3rd generation, currently employed outside the group in the field of marketing at Bank of Khartoum in accordance with the family protocol...