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...
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...
650 Years of Excellence: The Torrini Family Business, Italy

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...
The Double Value of an Owners’ Council with a 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...
Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons: A Family History of Precision

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...
A Family Business in Hospitality – Stoke Park

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...
Treasures in the Family

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...
A Family Business Goes Green – The Alserkal Group

A Family Business Goes Green – The Alserkal Group

For family businesses one of the most important factors for survival is the embededness in their community and environment. The community's well-being and the...