The Outstanding Value of Family Businesses

The Outstanding Value of Family Businesses

Insights from Hussein Shobokshi, Director of SHOBOKSHi Development and Trading The history of family businesses in the Arab world has been a turbulent one. Bearing...
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Lessons from Kuwait

Interview with Salah Al Wazzan The Nafais Holding Company (KSCC) and its subsidiaries in Kuwait employs more than 2500 people in different areas, ranging across...
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Talent Management in the Middle East

Insights from Inji Abdoun, Head of Corporate Human Resources, EFG Hermes Middle East In the most basic, theoretical terms, Talent Management (TM) is an integration...
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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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Taking Over From Dad – Daughters who Succeed their Fathers in the Family Business

Succession is likely to be the topic most frequently discussed in the family business context. It is found that the ideal recipe towards successful...
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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...
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Van der Lee: 400 Year Old Dutch Family Business in Ropemaking

Ropes, since prehistoric times, have been of importance in construction, seafaring, exploration, sports and communications. But what does a piece of rope exactly consist...
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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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Following in My Father’s Footsteps

When life is abundant with opportunities and you are motivated by the will to learn and passion to lead, you will reach many achievements....