Issue 5, Jan 2010 – The Financial Series

Issue 5, Jan 2010 - The Financial Series

Articles

Financial Strategy for Family Businesses in Troubled Times

Image Source: rawpixel.com from PexelsThe entrepreneurial spirit is the driving force behind the success of family-owned companies. Strategic initiatives, vertical or horizontal expansion, development of new markets, growth and diversification of a business regularly...

Benefits of Early Communication in the Family Business

Image Source: it's me neosiam from PexelsThe opinions on the future of and necessary developments in a family business will vary from family member to family member, and even more so from generation to...
Understanding Family Dynamics and Conflicts

Understanding Family Dynamics and Family Conflicts

Unresolved conflicts and misunderstandings are the family business’s greatest enemy. Especially, when conflicts happen inside the family, the ramifications can be serious for both private and business relationships. A well-structured approach to the three...

A New Era of Family Business Leadership

Image Source: Sebastian Voortman from PexelsFingers pointing in all directions, the financial crisis has been much about identifying who is most to blame, resulting in a lot of the negative vibes directed towards decision-makers....
Interview with Baron David de Rothschild, Chairman of the Rothschild Group

Interview with Baron David de Rothschild, Chairman of the Rothschild Group

Throughout the Rothschild history, the group seems to emerge stronger and more innovative from every crisis and challenge. What makes Rothschild stronger after every big hurdle? I do not think that there is an easy...
Joint Vision of Two Generations: The OSHO CENTRE

Joint Vision of Two Generations: The OSHO CENTRE

Interview with Mohammed Alawi Shubber, business development manager of OSHO Centre Currently operating out of The Kingdom of Bahrain in the Arabian Gulf and working as far as Asia, Europe, and Africa in the field...
Family Business Profile: Rothschild Group

Family Business Profile: Rothschild Group

In 18th century Germany, a young coin-and-medals dealer and his family started what was to become one of the most renowned family businesses in the world; 250 years later that same business has over...

3rd Generation Family Business Challenges, Solutions, and Opportunities

Image Source: nappy from Pexels Insights from Hani Al Zubair, Director at The Zubair Corporation Statistics show that only a very small percentage of family businesses survive beyond the 3rd generation. The reasons for this early...
Family Business Interview with Ahmed Bazara

Family Business Interview with Ahmed Bazara, Yemen

Interview with Ahmed Bazara, Chairman of Shamil Bank of Yemen and Bahrain The Automotive & Machinery Trading Center (AMTC) is the flagship of the Bazara Group in Yemen. It is mainly involved in the distribution...
Ali Abdulwahab Sons & Co, Kuwait

Family Business Profile: Ali Abdulwahab Sons & Co.

Founded by Ali Abdul Wahab Al Mutawa shortly after World War I, the Ali Abdulwahab Sons & Co. company in Kuwait has flourished throughout the last nine decades and today holds over 1,500 employees....
Image Source: rawpixel.com from PexelsThe entrepreneurial spirit is the driving force behind the success of family-owned companies. Strategic initiatives, vertical or horizontal expansion, development of new markets, growth and diversification of a business regularly absorb the full capacity of...
Image Source: it's me neosiam from PexelsThe opinions on the future of and necessary developments in a family business will vary from family member to family member, and even more so from generation to generation. This is mostly an...
Unresolved conflicts and misunderstandings are the family business’s greatest enemy. Especially, when conflicts happen inside the family, the ramifications can be serious for both private and business relationships. A well-structured approach to the three dimensions of family, ownership, and...
Image Source: Sebastian Voortman from PexelsFingers pointing in all directions, the financial crisis has been much about identifying who is most to blame, resulting in a lot of the negative vibes directed towards decision-makers. Leadership that was not so...
Throughout the Rothschild history, the group seems to emerge stronger and more innovative from every crisis and challenge. What makes Rothschild stronger after every big hurdle? I do not think that there is an easy answer to that question. I...