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Tharawat COVID-19 Portal

As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a firm grip on the global economy and our interwoven communities, business owners have to take swift, decisive action to safeguard their companies and mitigate risk.

Family businesses are well equipped for this journey, and the Tharawat Family Business Forum is here to support them all the way. 

This portal features key insights, reports, and tools to support family firms in their crisis and risk management, as well as their medium-term strategies. The page will be regularly updated with new content.

Opinion Pieces

Learn from experts on how to manage the COVID-19 crisis by responding pro-actively in your business and family.

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Building on Strengths through the COVID-19 Outbreak

As the world works to keep this pandemic in check, the family business community must grapple with new operational paradigms. For many, this means the slowing down or stoppage of operations altogether, at least for the time being. An opinion piece by Noor Sweid.

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As a service to our members, the Tharawat Team has compiled key resources, tools, checklists and other relevant information from around the world wide web.

Planning for uncertainty: Performance management under COVID-19


Companies need a new approach to financial planning and performance management—one that informs rapid realignment of plans and actions.

Will COVID-19 Permanently Change the Way We Work?

Tharawat Magazine

Some businesses, especially those where remote work has been part of regular operations for years, are having an easier time than others.

A Framework for Executive Decision Making During COVID-19


Executives must consider three different criteria when making strategic decisions during a global pandemic.

6 Ways You Can Future Proof Your Business For A Post-Pandemic Workplace


As businesses begin to re-open, employers are challenged with how to set their organization up for success.

Discussion Forum

Insights, discussions and debates about the short, medium- and long-term economic impact of the Covid19 from the MENA and around the world


Tharawat Family Business Forum

The Tharawat Family Business Forum is an independent, non-for-profit membership association dedicated to the sustainability, innovation, and growth of MENA family businesses.