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

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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 […]

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Sharon Flynn

The path to success was not a linear one for Sharon Flynn. She travelled the world in search of the best fermentation practices for 20 years before returning to Australia, where she committed to putting her newfound knowledge to use. Her first task: re-educating Australians regarding their choice of food. […]

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Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism. It is usually of plant or animal origin and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism and assimilated by the organism’s cells to provide energy, maintain life, […]

Fermentation in food processing

Fermentation in food processing

Fermentation in food processing is the conversion of carbohydrates to alcohols and carbon dioxide or organic acids using yeasts, bacteria, or a combination thereof, under anaerobic conditions. Fermentation usually implies that the action of microorganisms is desirable. The science of fermentation is also known as zymology or zymurgy.

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Christina Foxwell

Christina Foxwell knew something was not quite right; she just could not exactly put her finger on it. After working exhaustively, coaching and training executives in the area of management and leadership skills in Australia, she was not seeing the results she was hoping for. After a long and comprehensive […]