Issue 7, July 2010 – Family Business Succession

Issue 7, July 2010 – Family Business Succession

Articles

Arab Family Business Succession

Family Business Succession in the Arab World – Turning a Challenge Into an Opportunity

In the context of family business, the topic of succession is considered a problem child. Many families dread the transition period from one generation to another, as it is well known that it requires...

Family Business Going Across Borders: The Story of Zamil Steel

Photo by ajay bhargav GUDURU from PexelsIntra-Arab investment is still scarce and its growth is relatively slow compared to overall regional FDI growth. Yet, by taking a closer look, we see that intra-Arab investment...
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The Family Business Life Cycle

The story of a family business is unique. Its peculiarities will depend on the mentality of the family, circumstances, the economy at large, and other factors within or outside of human control. There are,...

Foreign Direct Investment in the Arab World: Why so much is still so little

Image Source: Aleksandar Pasaric from Pexels Facts and Figures on Arab Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Arab countries are heavily dependent on global trade, have a great degree of trade openness, and their inward FDI stocks compared...
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Family Business Driving Growth in Qatar – Nasser Bin Khaled Holding Co.

Over 50 years ago, Sheikh Nasser Bin Khaled Al Thani founded what was to become a thriving family business. The Nasser Bin Khaled Holding started by managing the selling and distribution of notable international...
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RPG Group: An Indian Family Business of 50,000 Employees

Since the early 19th century the Goenka family has been passing entrepreneurial spirit and a growing business legacy from generation to generation. RP Goenka's sons Harsh (Chairman) and Sanjiv (Vice-Chairman) have been spearheading the...
C.K. Prahalad's Legacy to Arab Family Businesses

C.K. Prahalad’s Legacy to Arab Family Businesses

This article is dedicated to the late Prof. C.K. Prahalad, globally recognised scholar and consultant to top managers. He left a rich legacy of academic research, strategic next practice, and innovative theories. In memory...
Inside the SPARK Succession Program

Inside the SPARK Succession Program: Interview with Abdullah Ali Almajdouie

In 1965, Shaikh Ali Ibrahim Almajdouie set the corner stones of what was to turn into the Saudi family conglomerate, Almajdouie Trading Establishment. Initially a land transportation company, the family business has since widely...

Securing a Lasting Legacy of Greatness in Family Business Succession

Image Source: Pixabay via PexelsThe issue of succession is critical for any family business. Yet research shows that few have in place a clear plan for leadership succession that includes a talent development program....

Taking Over From Dad – Daughters who Succeed their Fathers in the Family Business

Image Source: Pixabay via PexelsSuccession is likely to be the topic most frequently discussed in the family business context. It is found that the ideal recipe towards successful succession varies according to family mentality...