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Family Businesses in the Arab World

Governance, Strategy, and Financing

  • Sami Basly

Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)

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About this book


This book focuses on topics such as the cultural specificity of Arab family businesses with regard to shaping their governance and management; the influence that specific values in the Arab world could exert on the management of family businesses; how spiritual and religious values influence business in Arab family firms; and the role of emotions in the management of family firms in the Arab World. Presenting a collection of contributions addressing management, finance, strategy and succession in Arab Family businesses, this book constitutes a novel and unique contribution to the research field of family businesses.


Business strategy Organizational learning Organizational resilience Networking Internationalization Emirati family businesses Tunisian family businesses Moroccan family businesses Succession Lebanese family businesses

Editors and affiliations

  • Sami Basly
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Paris NanterreNanterreFrance

About the editors

Dr. Sami Basly is Associate Professor in Management Sciences at the University of Paris West. Before joining the University, Dr. Basly worked at the University of Bordeaux and Sciences Paris. His research work deals with strategic management and finance, and in particular family businesses. He published numerous articles and notably the book 'Le processus d'internationalisation de l'entreprise familiale' (Editions L'Harmattan, 2009) about family firms’ internationalization and governance.

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