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Contributions to Management Science

Family Businesses in the Arab World

Governance, Strategy, and Financing

Editors: Basly, Sami (Ed.)

  • Explores the cultural and psychological dimensions of decision making in family businesses
  • Compiles expert articles for family business researchers to learn about Arab family firms
  • Helps business and management researchers conducting international or regional comparative studies
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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.

About the authors

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.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction to “Family Businesses in the Arab World”

    Basly, Sami

    Pages 1-6

  • Family Businesses in the Arab Economic Context

    Alaya, Marouane (et al.)

    Pages 7-22

  • Theorising on Arab Family Businesses

    Palaiologos, Georgios T.

    Pages 23-40

  • Family Capital and Organizational Resilience of the Family Firm in Tunisia

    Mzid, Imen

    Pages 41-61

  • Moroccan Family Businesses: Specific Attributes, Logics of Action and Organizational Learning Dynamics

    Bentebbaa, Sara

    Pages 63-81

Buy this book

eBook $99.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-57630-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-57629-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Family Businesses in the Arab World
Book Subtitle
Governance, Strategy, and Financing
Editors
  • Sami Basly
Series Title
Contributions to Management Science
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-57630-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-57630-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-57629-9
Series ISSN
1431-1941
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 256
Number of Illustrations and Tables
11 b/w illustrations, 11 illustrations in colour
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