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Study shows most Indian family businesses don't have succession plans

Jan 29, 2013

Study shows most Indian family businesses don't have succession plans

Family businesses in the country have seen rapid growth in recent years but only less than a third of such enterprises have succession plans in place, according to global HR consultancy Hay Group. #ToWhatEffect #Family Business #Succession Planning #HR
Brothers TVS show the way: separate amicably

Dec 19, 2012

Brothers TVS show the way: separate amicably

Some do it with a lot of sound and fury. But there are others who do it quietly and respectfully. Venu and Gopal Srinivasan of the TVS group have taken the second route. #WhyNow #Family Business #TVS #Venu Srinivasan #Gopal Srinivasan
Bucking the trend: India's family biz is doing so well

Oct 28, 2012

Bucking the trend: India's family biz is doing so well

Notwithstanding the sagging economic situation, family businesses in India are thriving, as 74 percent of firms have witnessed growth in sales in the last fiscal, says a survey by consultancy firm PwC. #HowThisWorks #Family Business #Succession Planning
'Shy' Parsis and 'secretive' Chettiars: Stereotyping 'biz communities'

Sep 24, 2012

'Shy' Parsis and 'secretive' Chettiars: Stereotyping 'biz communities'

Do 'business communities' have distinguishing traits that underlie their business success? Or is it just so much cultural stereotyping? #Entrepreneurship #TheOddAngle #Family Business #Business communities
Are family businesses more resilient than global public firms?

Sep 14, 2012

Are family businesses more resilient than global public firms?

Family businesses are proving more resilient globally amid sagging economic conditions with 60 percent of them having reported revenue growth of over 5 percent in the last one year, as others struggled to manage their toplines. #HowThisWorks #Family Business #Global MNC

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Are family businesses more resilient than global public firms?

Aug 19, 2014

Free Money: Walmart Battles For Dollars

The battle of the Dollar Stores has dominated business headlines with yesterday’s reported offer of $9.7 billion by Dollar General to acquire Family Dollar, in response to Dollar Tree’s reported $8.5 billion offer.  Explanations of Dollar Store Mania... #Wal-Mart #Dollar General
Are family businesses more resilient than global public firms?

Aug 20, 2014

The Crazed Life Of A Winemaking Mother During Harvest

The working mother is a busy human being, especially the grape-stained winemaking mother during harvest season. It might sound glamorous, but very few of us can really conceive of the brutal physical demands of winemaking---let alone the logistical c... #Wal-Mart #Dollar General
Are family businesses more resilient than global public firms?

Aug 13, 2014

ArtsBeat: Celine Dion Puts Her Career on Hold Over Health Issues

The Canadian singer has “decided to postpone all of her show business activities indefinitely” in order to focus on her family and on health issues... #Wal-Mart #Dollar General