Succeeding in Succession

Succeeding in Succession

When a King comes to power his first act is to select a Crown Prince. This, he does for the continuity of his family...
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...
Baalbaki Family Business, Syria

Resilience of the Family Business: The Baalbaki Group of Syria

It is an undeniable fact that entrepreneurship and innovation run deep in the blood of the Baalbaki family. For more than a hundred years, each...
Torrini Family Business

650 Years of Excellence: The Torrini Family Business, Italy

It’s the early Middle Ages in Europe where the story of Italian family business Torrini begins. The family’s signum could be traced through its...
talent

Talent Management in the Middle East

Q&A with Prof. Abbas Ali Talent Management is the process of discovering, deploying, motivating, and energizing the workforce within an organisation to effectively achieve objectives...
double value ownership, constitution

The Double Value of an Owners’ Council with a Constitution

Businesses, families and family businesses can benefit from creating a formal group of "owners". They can also benefit from creating a formal "constitution". By...
Green Strategies of International Family Businesses.

Green Strategies of International Family Businesses

What does it mean to "go green"? Without a doubt humanity started having a strong, defining impact on its natural environment with the industrial revolution...
stories-seddiqi

Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons: A Family History of Precision

This family business story started with a man, who had a passion: Ahmed Qasim Seddiqi, founder of Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons started collecting Swiss...
hospitality

A Family Business in Hospitality – Stoke Park

Q&A with Chester King, Managing Director of Stoke Park, UK Roy King, was a famous British Jeweller in the 1950s. His son, Roger King, inherited...
governance case NRAD

Treasures in the Family

Interview with Ibrahim Al Rawahy and Farida El Agamy: Discussions between family business members often extend beyond office hours and spill over into family time. More...