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‘Yes!’ to Reinventing the Wheel

Why it is Important to Ask 'Why?' in the Family Business Once procedures and habits are established in an organisation, it is often difficult to...
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What Philanthropy Provides to Families in Business

Family business philanthropy, though widely practiced all over the world, is an area that is still unexplored and little commented on. The field is,...
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Family Business Interview with Mohammed Bin Ahmed Al Obaidly, OITC

Interview with Mohammed Bin Ahmed Al Obaidly, OITC OITC GROUP was founded by Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al Obaidly in 1978 in Qatar and is today...
4 Family Businesses with Diversified Global Activities

4 Family Businesses with Diversified Global Activities

Kuwait - Mohammed Al Kharafi Group Mohammed Abdulmohsin Al-Kharafi & sons Company (MAK Group) is a Kuwait based group with diverse activities worldwide. The group...
Why Family Businesses Must Focus on Their Core Capabilities

Focus Beats Diversity: Why Family Businesses Must Identify Their Core Capabilities

Widely diversified family businesses are common in the GCC, often including units in more than ten unrelated industries under one holding structure. Although this...
Challenges for Small and Medium Family Companies in the GCC

Challenges for GCC Small and Medium Family Companies

It is common wisdom that small and medium enterprises are an important driver of growth, development and diversification for countries in all stages of...
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The Toukan Enterprise – The Business of Soap

Interview with Farouk Toukan - Chairman of the Toukan Enterprise The Palestinian city of Nablus has been known for a long time as a historical...

A Diversified Family Business – The Consolidated Contractors Company

Image Source: Pixabay via PexelsThe Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) was founded in 1952. CCC is a heavily globally diversified company and it employs over...
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Family Business Profile: Mouawad – A History of Brilliance

The impressive phenomenon of successful successions from fathers to sons for over 120 years cannot go unnoticed in the world of family business. With...
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Global Family Business Trends – The PwC Family Business Survey

Many things have changed in the last couple of years; however, the fact that family businesses are predominant in numbers as well as economic...