Issue 2, April 2009 – Understanding the Family Business

Issue 2, April 2009 – Understanding the Family Business

Articles

Image Source: Min An via Pexels Avoid Being Tricked by Business Success Stories In their efforts to achieve high performance, managers look to books and articles that claim to provide the formula for success. In the last years, some of the...
Image Source: Pixabay via Pexels Is the Family Aspect a Competitive Business Edge? Family firms are the most common form of businesses in the world. It almost seems natural for an entrepreneur to start up a business and for his children...
Image Source: Burst via Pexels Complex but Valuable Family businesses are inherently complex: in addition to dealing with business issues, they must also deal with ownership and family issues. This complexity confers tremendous strength – families have values and look towards...
Interview with Suzy Kanoo "Being successful has nothing to do with gender." These are the words of Suzy Kanoo, a Bahraini business woman, a member of the Kanoo Group, freelance writer, and poet. The Harvard graduate joined the family business...
Image Source: John-Mark Smith via Pexels A Necessary Tool Towards Sustainability Family Businesses are known to represent the most complex type of business there is; combining business with family challenges, one can easily see why! Family Business Constitutions (FBCs) are a...
Image Source: Mikes Photos via PexelsWhen a King comes to power his first act is to select a Crown Prince. This, he does for the continuity of his family bloodline to rule his Kingdom. If no heir is selected...