By Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj

This booklet takes a global viewpoint of reading South Asian relatives companies experiencing inter-generational succession around the uk, Kenya and the U.S. The booklet makes a speciality of how kinfolk negotiate their operating practices in the context of hugely emotional relations enterprises, offering information accrued from either generations of kin.

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It would be unfair to apply this attitude to all East African Asians, however the events post-independence that created greater vulnerability for Asians were a combination of strong emotions, frustration and freedom from repression, which generated extreme reactions from the Africans. It was far easier for the Africans to blame the Asians for their position of poverty rather than the Europeans. Post-Kenyan Independence (Uhuru) saw relations between Asians and Africans severely deteriorated with dire consequences: Caught in between the immediate past and the struggle for responsible self-government, Indians had to accept an independent East Africa without any special protection for minorities.

No one should be obliged to make commitments to the business. From a very young age my grandfather would talk about me running the company. Through my education my father played an active role in encouraging me to take up studies that help the business, for example my choice of Degree [Commerce] . . Because of the emphasis on continuing in the business I knew I would have feelings of guilt if I didn’t join the family business. Despite such strong sentiments from the father towards his son’s entry the younger generation still felt forced into the business, by both his father and grandfather.

However, by the time the third generation began to enter the business this assumption was being challenged. Developments both within the business communities and externally had created new working environments. Educational achievements and subsequent career opportunities amongst the third-generation Asians heralded the beginning of substantial upheaval for these family businesses. Greater access to higher education abroad meant the younger generation did not automatically expect to join the family business.

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