Visiting PhD Student at American University of Sharjah

The Sheikh Saoud bin Khalid bin Khalid Al-Qassimi Chair in Family Business at AUS is seeking PhD students who are interested in visiting the School of Business Administration to collaborate on family business research with faculty. Visiting students will work with Prof. Rodrigo Basco and a group of international scholars with the aim of developing … Continue reading Visiting PhD Student at American University of Sharjah

Family Businesses in Urban and Peripheral Areas

Family firms in urban and peripheral areas (Call for Papers) RSA—Annual Conference Pushing Regions beyond Their Borders June 5, 2019–June 7, 2019, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain Open Special Session—SMEs and Family Businesses in Urban and Peripheral Areas Lech Suwala (Technische Universität Berlin) Rodrigo Basco (American University of Sharjah) Despite big business, big data, … Continue reading Family Businesses in Urban and Peripheral Areas

Family Business in Emerging, Developing, and Transitional Economies

EURAM 2019 26th – 28th June (Lisbon – Portugal)   Track: Family Business in Emerging, Developing, and Transitional Economies Call for Papers – Family Business in Emerging Economies Join us Jess Chua (Lancaster University) Claire Seaman (Queen Margaret University) Allan Discua (Lancaster University) Vanessa Ratten (La Trobe University) Marcel Bogers (University of Copenhagen) Rodrigo Basco … Continue reading Family Business in Emerging, Developing, and Transitional Economies

Activity Report 2017-2018 – Sheikh Saoud bin Khalid bin Khalid Al-Qassimi Chair in Family Business at AUS

Click here for downloading the PDF file Activity Report 2017_2018 The Sheikh Saoud bin Khalid bin Khalid Al-Qassimi Chair in Family Business at American University of Sharjah (AUS) was established in 2015 with the goal of becoming a recognized family business knowledge hub in regional, national, and international contexts. Our mission is to provide sustainable support … Continue reading Activity Report 2017-2018 – Sheikh Saoud bin Khalid bin Khalid Al-Qassimi Chair in Family Business at AUS

Millennials’ Family Business Goals

If you would you like to know the meaning that new generation of family members assign to their firms in the United Arab Emirates check the report that we prepared at Sheikh Saoud bin Khalid bin Khalid Al-Qassimi Chair in Family Business – American University of Sharjah. Click here: Millennials’ Family Business Goals     … Continue reading Millennials’ Family Business Goals

Family Business in the Arab World

 Is there any lesson that can be learned from family business in the Arab World? This was the question that motivated my curiosity when I decided to lead the first Family Business in the Arab World academic conference in partnership with Tharawat Family Business Forum and Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center hosted at American University of Sharjah. … Continue reading Family Business in the Arab World

What is good for your family firm is good for you!

What is good for your family firm is good for you, but the other way around is not true,” said Sheikh Sultan Al Qassemi in the Guest Lecture Series hosted by Prof. Rodrigo Basco. “Family is about emotions and how to manage them for continuity.” In the interactive session, titled “The Experience from Two Generations,” … Continue reading What is good for your family firm is good for you!