Issue 8, October 2010 – Family Business Branding

Issue 8, October 2010 – Family Business Branding


Family Business Work Life Balance

On Work Life Balance – Advice from a mother

These days, you can barely open a magazine without reading something about the lack of work-life balance in our society. Experts with all kinds of titles and certifications give advice on how to make...
Need to Engage, Educate, Retain and Produce Knowledge Capital

The Need to Engage, Educate, Retain and Produce Knowledge Capital

The purpose of this article is to explore the status of primary innovation and research in the Arab region, and in the context of regional businesses. Trends would indicate that research has not been...
Kanoo Brand Development

The Kanoo Brand Development

Insights from Khalid Mohamed Kanoo, Group Managing Director of Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group The Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group was established in 1890 in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and ever since has built a...
family-business-stories-makkum, tichelaar

400-Year-Old Dutch Family Business: Royal Tichelaar Makkum

For hundreds of years the Tichelaar family has been running its family business originating in the very North of The Netherlands. In family ownership since the early 16th century, the family has handed down...
Family Business Advice

Advice and the Family Business

That family businesses are numerous and significant is a known fact. In order to cater to the wide variety of these business, most major business, financial or strategic service providers have specialised teams dedicated...
entrepreneur, entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship and Family Business – Exclusion or Inclusion?

Emerging from 19th century France, the word 'Entrepreneur' has become a buzz term throughout a post crisis world. With a view towards new ways of doing business after being shaken to the core, many...

Ajmal: The Scent of Success

In 1951, the Ajmal family business started like many others with the ambitious vision of its founder. Ali Ajmal worked his way up from living in a little Indian village, moving to the capital...

Aramex – Brand Promise Delivered

Insights from Fadi Ghandour, CEO of Aramex Many brands have made their mark on the region, yet, undoubtedly, the bold red lettering of the Aramex logo can be claimed to stand for much more than...