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Independent Directors – Key to Boardroom Innovation

Independent directors play an important role in helping family business boards transform into high performance boards. Indeed, one of the key benefits independent directors...
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The Sweet History of the Al Bohsali Family

The story of the Al Bohsali family business started 200 years ago in a small shop in Beirut, Lebanon. From its very beginnings the...
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SME Branding

Q&A with Helen and Matthew Ranson Having a proper brand image in place is a strategic priorities for any company no matter its size or...
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Financing Growth in Family Businesses

As we move past the financial crisis, the global economy has become thirsty for growth. While the BRIC countries escaped relatively unscathed and have...
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Family Business Relationships

In order to run a successful family business, having a proper governance structure, high profits, and global brand recognition is not enough; none of...
Implications of Global Economic Power Shift to Developing Countries.

Implications of Global Economic Power Shifting to Developing Countries

A notable shift in global economic power has taken place over the last decade, seen by many as a transition from West to East,...
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Family Business Interview with Essa Al Ghurair, Al Ghurair

Interview with Essa Al Ghurair, Al Ghurair Al Ghurair is one of the most prominent family business names in the Middle East. Diversified into many...
Learning to Compete in the New Global Marketplace

Learning to Compete in the New Global Marketplace

The dynamism of the global economy has created bountiful opportunities for Middle Eastern (ME) family firms. Eager to enter new growth fields, learn new...

4 Family Businesses That Have Successfully Internationalized Their Companies

Photo by Porapak Apichodilok from Pexels Lebanon - M1 Group, Mikati Family The M1 Group was co-founded by Taha A. Mikati and his brother Najib A....
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Family Business in Arabesque Architecture – The Naji Family

The Naji family has its origins in the great city of Fez - the former capital of the Kingdom of Morocco and one of...