Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship – A Creative Outlook to Human Development

Insights from Ghassan Nuqul, Vice-Chairman of Nuqul Group We tend to make a marked difference between the concerns of the private sector and those of...
Evolution of Financing in Family Business, gcc

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...
Succession Planning in GCC Family Businesses

Succession Planning in GCC Family Businesses

Insights from H.E. Dr. Omar Bin Sulaiman, Governor of Dubai International Financial Centre Family-controlled businesses, the second largest shareholder after the government, form the umbrella...
Build a Family Business That Will Endure. " enduring "

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 - Al Majdouie

Professionalizing the Family Business

Experience of the Al Majdouie Group It is often said, that one of the key challenges of family businesses is to professionalize their structures in...
Talent Management - Where to Start

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

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, zamil

Expansion During Crisis – Case of the Zamil Group

Interview with Khalid A. Al Zamil, Zamil Group In the 1930s, a Saudi Arabian entrepreneur named Sheikh Abdullah Al-Hamad Al Zamil, founded what was to...
Family Business Crisis Risk Thinking

Family Business Crisis Risk Thinking

Risk behaviour and responses to market sentiments have changed considerably since the early ramifications of the global financial crisis. While standard hedging procedures do...