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Understanding the Competitiveness of Family Business

Understanding the Competitiveness of Family Business

The Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise, Indian School of Business will be organizing the Sixth Asian Invitational Conference on Family Business from 3...
American Internet Entrepreneurs, Eric Ries and Marc Benioff, Join Campaign to Launch Gaza’s First Coding Academy

American Internet Entrepreneurs, Eric Ries and Marc Benioff, Join Campaign to Launch Gaza’s First...

Eric Ries and Marc Benioff today join Paul Graham, Brad Feld, Dave McClure, Fadi Ghandour, Samih Toukan, Skoll Foundation, Freada Kapor Klein and other...
Succession, Governance and Strategic planning, not economic headwinds, will hold Middle East family businesses back from growth

91% of Middle East Family Business Have No Formal Succession Plan

Despite economic uncertainty, almost two thirds (64%) of family businesses have grown over the past year, according to a new global survey conducted by...
Next generation opportunity for UK family businesses

Next Generation Family Business Members Seek Greater Involvement

Next generation family leaders are preparing for their future roles by calling for increased involvement, greater responsibility and more spaces to learn within their...
Family Businesses that embrace conflict experience success.

Family Businesses that Embrace Conflict Find More Success

Conflict can actually be an asset to companies when it's effectively managed and properly resolved. This is according to study findings from EY and...
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“All Work, No Play” Stifling Family Business Growth

Family business growth can be boosted if a ‘permission to play’ is encouraged in the workplace, according to Dani Saveker, CEO of the sector’s...
Cross Cultures

[Book Review] Cross Cultures: How Global Families Negotiate Change Across Generations

Reviewed by Christian Stewart. Imagine an ethnic Chinese business founder who arrives in Indonesia with nothing but the “shirt on his back”, who through hard...
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[Event] Competing for Excellence – Family Enterprise Case Competition

Though the family-run enterprise has been a vital component of the global economy for centuries, it has rarely been recognized as an influential branch...
Myths Mortals

[Book Review] Myths & Mortals: Family Business Leadership and Succession Planning

Reviewed by Joseph Horak I was skeptical when I read the title of this book and what its purpose would be. The United State’s culture...
World Class Business Leaders and Experts Come Together To Envision The Future Of Pillar In The Global Economy

[Event] World Class Business Leaders and Experts Come Together To Envision The Future Of...

Businesses are most commonly categorized according to their industry or market size. Much ink has been spilled on the challenges that are specific to...

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Open Bionics: A Startup That Prints 3D Bionic Hands in 2 Days

Open Bionics was never intended to be a company. Its founder, Joel Gibbard, was a teenage inventor who was struck by the thought that...
Adidas vs Puma - Family Feud

Adidas vs. Puma – The Family Business Feud That Fueled an Industry

It has gone down as one of the most intense corporate rivalries in history. Two competing athletic shoe manufacturers in the same town directly...
Daughters who Succeed their Fathers in the Family Business

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...
Barnard Arnault, Chairman and CEO of LVMH

The Rise of LVMH: Story of the Arnault Luxury Family Business Giant

Long before the 1987 merger that gave life to French luxury goods giant LVMH was the births of two family businesses Moët et Chandon...