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The Powerful Women of Saudi Arabia’s Family Businesses

The Powerful Women of Saudi Arabia’s Family Businesses

KPMG Private Enterprise has famously published numerous studies and  thought leadership articles on women in family businesses from across the globe, but none of these publications has looked exclusively at the role of women in Saudi Arabia. Until now! With the number of women in the Kingdom’s workforce increasing over […]

Sustainability Inside-Out: The Case of Van Wijhe Verf

Sustainability Inside-Out: The Case of Van Wijhe Verf

This episode is brought to you by   Family businesses around the world are increasingly focused on implementing a sustainability agenda in their often tradition-bound companies. Some have gone further than others by embedding sustainability practices and standards at the very heart of their business model, requiring significant changes to supply […]

How Family Cohesion Helps Family Enterprises Succeed

How Family Cohesion Helps Family Enterprises Succeed

  Studies show that family businesses can capitalise on cohesion between different family members through improved performance and a strengthened legacy, with one EY survey estimating that 35 per cent of the difference between family businesses’ returns on equity can be predicted by the strength of family bonds. However, according […]

Building a Generational Bridge in Africa

Building a Generational Bridge in Africa

Nike Anani did not plan on dedicating her life to the family business segment in Africa. Fate, it would seem, chose for her. Nike is the founder and CEO of Nike Anani Practice, Ltd., in Lagos, Nigeria, where she helps second-generation family business members collaborate with the founding generation in […]

Dealing with Toxic Relationships in the Workplace

Dealing with Toxic Relationships in the Workplace

Throughout our life, we all inevitably meet someone we don’t get along with. In our private life, we can simply avoid these individuals. However, when toxic relationships seep into the workplace, the situation can become detrimental to the business as a whole. The workplace setting magnifies the details of our […]