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Touch Wood – Brenner

Interview with Andreas Brenner, Brenner, Germany For over half a century, the Brenner family business has specialised in optimising the stream of rest wood, recycled...
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The Art of Business – The Zubair Corporation

Interview with Abdullah Al Zubair, The Zubair Corporation, Oman The Zubair Corporation is one of Oman’s largest privately-owned conglomerates. Founded by H.E. Mohammad Al Zubair...
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Be Yourself – Anel Holding

Interview with Şirin Çelikel and Kerem Çelikel, Anel Holding, Turkey Anel Holding was founded in Turkey in 1986. By 2013 the construction company reported sales...
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Legacy in a Cardboard Box – Cartonajes VIR

Interview with Inaciu Iglesias, CEO of Cartonajes VIR, Spain When one opens a cardboard box the key concern is usually what awaits inside whilst the...
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SMEs Driving the Competitiveness of Nations

Even though globally small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are recognised to be instrumental to private sector growth, creation of employment and the driving...
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How to Drive Change in the Family Business – The Quest of Generation Y

Encountering resistance to change has often caused the young members of a family to feel reluctant to join the family business. For the same...
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The Leading Ladies of Pisa Orologeria

 Interview with Maristella and Chiara Pisa Located in the heart of Milan, the Via Pietro Verri and the Via Montenapoleone are reminiscent of an elegant...
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History Under Construction – The Al Harbi Family Business

Interview with Fayez Al Harbi, Managing Director of Al Harbi Holding, KSA Third generation Saudi family business Al Harbi Holding was founded in 1965 and...
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Generation Y in the Family Business – Unleashing the Potential

With their ear buds and smart phones, young millennials are omnipresent; constantly in touch with the world and each other, sharing information and experiences,...
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To Join or Not to Join the Family Business – The Big Decision

How to untangle your thinking Joining the family business can be a momentous decision. When next generation members finish school or university they are often...