Family Business

Why studying family business is crucial for doing business in Asia

Why studying family business is crucial for doing business in Asia

Family businesses dominate in Asia Marleen admits, “People might find it strange – why take ‘family business’? – but if you work here in Asia, you will find family businesses all around you.” (00:20) While most of the family firms in places like the US and the UK are smaller, in Asia, the vast majority …

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Why relationship-building skills are key in African business

Why relationship-building skills are key in African business

The power of relationships and community A theme that surfaced again and again throughout our conversation with Ayodeji was the power of relationships and community. First, Ayodeji met and developed close relationships with professors and lecturers throughout his MBA program. They were “very very influential in [his] life and in shaping [his] career, but also …

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