‘We Do Our Bit in Our Own Space’: DAL Group and the Development of a Curiously Sudanese Enclave Economy

  title={‘We Do Our Bit in Our Own Space’: DAL Group and the Development of a Curiously Sudanese Enclave Economy},
  author={Laura Mann},
  journal={ERN: Corporate Governance (Emerging Markets Economics) (Topic)},
  • Laura Mann
  • Published 17 May 2013
  • Economics
  • ERN: Corporate Governance (Emerging Markets Economics) (Topic)
The family firm, DAL Group, is Sudan's largest and most diversified company. Its growth has concentrated on consumer goods, rather than on state concessions or exports. It has developed its own training programmes, construction units, transportation networks and market research departments to manage the unstable environment outside its business walls. This paper focuses on the company's recruitment policies, demonstrating how the firm relies on its own internal family structure and a… 

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