Archives: Vocabulary

Finance

Finance is the study of how people allocate their assets over time under conditions of certainty and uncertainty. A key point in finance, which affects decisions, is the time value of money, which states that a unit of currency today is worth more than the same unit of currency tomorrow. […]

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COVID-19

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease was first identified in 2019 in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei, China, and has since spread globally, resulting in the 2019–2020 coronavirus pandemic. Common symptoms include fever, cough and shortness of breath. […]

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Nigeria

Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic comprising 36 states and its Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The country is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the […]

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succession

In business, succession planning involves identifying and developing individuals to succeed to senior positions in government, business, organisations etc. Succession planning increases the availability of experienced and capable employees that are prepared to assume these roles as they become available.

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Nike Anani

Nike Anani did not plan on dedicating her life to the family business segment in Africa. Fate, it would seem, chose for her. Nike is the founder and CEO of Nike Anani Practice, Ltd., in Lagos, Nigeria, where she helps second-generation family business members collaborate with the founding generation in […]

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Succession

In business, succession planning involves identifying and developing individuals to succeed to senior positions in government, business, organisations etc. Succession planning increases the availability of experienced and capable employees that are prepared to assume these roles as they become available.

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Patriarch

Originally, a patriarch was a man who exercised autocratic authority as a pater familias over an extended family. The system of such rule of families by senior males is termed patriarchy. This is a Greek word, a compound of πατριά (patria), “lineage, progeny”, esp. by the father’s side (which derives […]

Francesca Maria Cesaroni

Francesca Maria Cesaroni

Francesca Maria Cesaroni is Full Professor of Business Administration at the University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Department of Economic, Society, Politics. She teaches accounting and entrepreneurship and small business at the School of Economics, University of Urbino. Her research focuses on SMEs, entrepreneurship, women-owned firms, family firms and succession processes. […]

Italy

Italy

Italy is a Republic in Southern Europe, member of the European Union.

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leadership

Ability of an individual or organisation to guide other individuals, teams or entire organisations.

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Angelina Carleton

Angelina Carleton, the founder of Legacy Planning, is an advisor to many entrepreneurs and financial professionals worldwide. Mrs. Carleton coaches clients with navigating their personal roadmaps to achieve their legacies.  In 2015, she was recognised by Los Angeles Business [L.A. Biz] as a Woman of Influence, an award from the American […]