publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Determinants Linked to Family Business Sustainability in the UAE: An AHP Approach

Oudah, Mohammed; Jabeen, Fauzia; Dixon, Christopher;
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  • Published: 18 Jan 2018 Journal: Sustainability, volume 10, page 246 (eissn: 2071-1050, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
The purpose of this study is to identify and prioritise the various success factors linked to the sustainability of large and medium sized family businesses (FB) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). A well-researched methodology was used for the synthesis of priorities and the measurement of consistencies. The analytic hierarchy process (AHP) model was developed with seven criteria and 15 sub-criteria gleaned from prior research. Data were collected using an interview-based survey conducted on twelve medium and large sized family firms in the UAE. The data collected were interpreted and a priority vector was assigned. The findings show that large family businesses...
Subjects
free text keywords: Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, Geography, Planning and Development, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, Economics, Strategic planning, Corporate governance, Analytic hierarchy process, Business continuity, Succession planning, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Sustainability, Marketing, Family values, Sustainability studies, family business (FB), large and medium sized enterprises, analytic hierarchy process (AHP), United Arab Emirates (UAE), Environmental effects of industries and plants, TD194-195, Renewable energy sources, TJ807-830, Environmental sciences, GE1-350
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Determinants Linked to Family Business Sustainability in the UAE: An AHP Approach

Oudah, Mohammed; Jabeen, Fauzia; Dixon, Christopher;