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UEMedical: A Healthcare Investment Company Reshaping Abu Dhabi

Interview with UEMedical CEO Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa In 2005, United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical) was established to inject life into the healthcare industry of...
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...
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...
Suzy Kanoo: The Reflections of a Successful Woman in Family Business

Suzy Kanoo: Reflections of a Successful Woman in Family Business

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...
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...
Family Business Constitutions : A Necessary Tool for Sustainability

Family Business Constitutions

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...
Family Business Case Study: Born Entrepreneur

Family Business2FamilyBusiness Case Study: Born Entrepreneur

In this issue’s FamilyBusiness2FamilyBusiness case, HbN, innovative leader and 3rd generation member of a family business active in shipping, is confronted with his eldest...
Non-family Executives in the Family Business

Non-family Executives in Family Businesses

Although we would like to think so, it is difficult to transmit values and business ethics from one family generation to another, and one...
Open Innovation in Arab Family Business

Open Innovation in Family Businesses

A Must or an Oxymoron? In the Arab world, family businesses are the backbone of most economies owing both to their economic contribution and to...
Winning Strategies for the Family Business

Winning Strategies for the Family Business

The goal of any enterprise is to deliver superior sustainable performance. For a business, "performance", means return on investment; "sustainable" means over the long...