Suzy Kanoo: 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, Yemen

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

Family Business Constitutions

Image Source: John-Mark Smith via Pexels A Necessary Tool Towards Sustainability Family Businesses are known to represent the most complex type of business there is; combining...
Family Business2FamilyBusiness Case Study: Born Entrepreneur

Family Business2FamilyBusiness Case Study: Born Entrepreneur

Image Source: Porapak Apichodilok from Pexels In this issue’s FamilyBusiness2FamilyBusiness case, HbN, innovative leader and 3rd generation member of a family business active in shipping,...
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 Family Businesses

Open Innovation in Family Businesses

Image Source: Pixabay via Pexels A Must or an Oxymoron? In the Arab world, family businesses are the backbone of most economies owing both to their...
Winning Strategies for the Family Business

Winning Strategies for the Family Business

Image Source: Pixabay via Pexels The goal of any enterprise is to deliver superior sustainable performance. For a business, "performance", means return on investment; "sustainable"...
Succeeding in Succession

Succeeding in Succession

Image Source: Mikes Photos via Pexels When a King comes to power his first act is to select a Crown Prince. This, he does for...
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...
Resilience of the Family Business: The Baalbaki Group of 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...