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Research Scope

1| The Founder 

Exploring the biographical background of the Family Business Founder

3| Historical Context 

Contextualizing the business history in the wider economic and political environment

2| Founding Years

Capturing entrepreneurial journey early challenges and opportunities encountered

4| Next Generations

The integration of next generations of family members into the family business

Our case studies cover histories of MENASA leading family businesses 

Our current sample consists of selected leading family businesses spread over the  span of six countries in the MENASA region. The research covers a combined  531 years of business histories, and the oldest  family business was founded in 1919. 

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