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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...

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...
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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....

Social Entrepreneurship – A Creative Outlook to Human Development

Image Source: Pixabay via Pexels Insights from Ghassan Nuqul, Vice-Chairman of Nuqul Group We tend to make a marked difference between the concerns of the private...
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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...