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PwC’s 11th Global Family Business Survey

Friday, 05 May 2023

PwC’s Family Business Survey 2023 comes at a time of great change. The optimism of a post-covid world has been sorely tested by the geopolitical


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A guide to family business succession planning

Friday, 11 February 2022

Succession planning is one of the most sensitive issues, and COVID-19 appears to have concentrated minds in this area.   Topics such as


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Tánaiste and Minister Donohoe launch new €90m fund for Irish start-ups

Thursday, 10 February 2022

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD and the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD launched a new


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Thinking of going Global with your business?

Are you looking to move your business into a country that may have  completely different cultures and views?

Under National Culture, Professor Geert Hofstede states that values in countries can be distinguished into categories. The original categories are:

  1. Power Distance (PDI),
  2. Individualism versus Collectivism (IDV)
  3. Masculinity versus Femininity (MAS)
  4. Uncertainty Avoidance (UAI).

Long-Term Orientation (LTO)  was added in 1991 and there are others not fully distinguished but the website gives great insight to what categories are more dominant in each country. This is important aspect to have knowledge on if you are thinking of going global.

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