Personal Resilience – Learnings from the Stories of Family Businesses by Prof S Ramnarayan

By | January 13, 2022|Admissions, Executive MBA, ISB, ISB Faculty, Masterclass, PGP MFAB, Thought Leadership|

The world today is reeling under the global pandemic which has affected a lot of aspects of our everyday lives. At many times when we face difficulties, our response tends to be non-constructive due to several aspects. Under present circumstances, when we are faced with several setbacks and uncertainties, these negative occurrences are becoming more [...]

The Family Business Resilience Levers in Extraordinary Times

By | September 8, 2021|Admissions, Family Business, ISB, ISB Alumni, PGP MFAB, Thought Leadership|

  The current global pandemic induced by Covid-19 has brought disruptions of unparallel magnitude in recent times. As the world reels through these unprecedented times, family businesses around the world are evolving rapidly to cater the new realities and are developing new ways to deal with the economic downturn. To address the issues of recent [...]

Values in Family Business & Next-Generation Leadership Development

By | August 25, 2021|Admissions, Family Business, ISB, PGP MFAB, Student Diaries|

Family Businesses are the most prevalent form of business around the world & as well as the most complex system of organisation management. The three sub-systems namely family, business & owners make management of family business a multifarious task with internal pressures, external pulls, and friction at interfaces. This leads to members wearing multiple hats [...]

Why Family Businesses outperform other businesses?

By | August 25, 2021|Admissions, Family Business, ISB, PGP MFAB, Student Diaries|

Family businesses are the most prevalent form of business around the world. Various studies conducted in the last few years indicate that family enterprises are more successful than their non-family counterparts. For instance, research in large, publicly-traded, family-controlled firms revealed that their long-term financial performance was higher across the board. Similarly, research by Credit Suisse [...]

6 key lessons from T Sudhakar Pai on “Multigenerational Family Businesses & Intergenerational Challenges”

By | August 3, 2021|Admissions, ISB, PGP MFAB, Student Diaries|

Being born into any family, whether business or non-business one, is purely by accident. None of us has a choice in it. We cannot choose where we are born but we can always choose what path we take in our life. Here are few lessons for those born into a business family from Mr T [...]

Bagsful of Learning With No Strings Attached

By | June 11, 2020|Admissions, Family Business, PGP MFAB, Student Diaries|

During a workshop organised by the Special Interest Group (SIG) of MFAB, Indian School of Business (ISB), in Kolkata, a prominent family business owner was invited to speak on how he grew his business from 100 crores to 1000 crores. Siddhartha Churiwal, MFAB (Founding Batch Co’2014), and Director Churiwal Technopack Pvt Ltd, also sat in [...]

Business is Like Riding a Bicycle Uphill

By | May 30, 2020|Family Business, ISB, PGP MFAB, Student Diaries|

When Sirisha rejoined her family business, fresh with an MBA under her belt, she was mildly taken aback at the recruitment process. The inadequacies in it reflected in the premature departures of the recruits that failed to fit in the family ethos. The opportunity for improvement made her study the roles and their requirements closely. [...]

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