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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...

[Event] Baselworld: The Unmissable Trend Setting Show

Baselworld is universally recognized as the premier event and trendsetting show for the global watch and jewellery industry. What makes it unmissable is the fact that 1,500 of the world’s best and most reputed brands choose Baselworld as the venue to unveil their latest innovations and creations thereby attracting some 150,000 attendees from every corner of the earth. Only in Baselworld will you find all the key players representing every sector from watchmakers to jewellers, from diamonds, pearls and gemstones dealers through to all the relevant suppliers.

“All Work, No Play” Stifling Family Business Growth

“All Work, No Play” Stifling Family Business Growth

Photo by kinkate from Pexels Family business growth can be boosted if a ‘permission to play’ is encouraged in the workplace, according to Dani Saveker,...

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...

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

Photo by from Pexels Despite economic uncertainty, almost two thirds (64%) of family businesses have grown over the past year, according to a new...

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...

AUS partners with Tharawat Family Business Forum to promote research on family-owned businesses

To provide a framework of cooperation and to facilitate collaboration in areas of interest, representatives of American University of Sharjah (AUS) and Tharawat Family...

[Event] When the World of Family Business Comes to Vermont

Burlington, Vermont, a small city perched in the northeastern part of the United States, is slowly making a name for itself in the world...

[Event] Lancaster Centre for Family Business Builds Bridges Between Academia and the Business Community

Research efforts in the family business field have been steadily increasing over the past few decades. Academics all over the world have made their...

[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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