There’s business, and then there’s the family business

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: Family Business|

Family businesses form the backbone of the Irish economy, accounting for more than 40 per cent of all private sector employment. The benefits of families working together, with uniquely intimate closeness and trust, have provided [...]

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“When you are at ISB , you’ve hit the Formulae 1 Circuit” – Rahine & Gaurav

By | March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Business school competitions are a great avenue to test yourselves against the best. Participating in these through the year at ISB can be a very useful addition to your self-development initiatives. Though competitions aren't always [...]

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National – a family business where ‘time and truth travel together’

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Family Business|

Lynda Smith Swann is the president and owner of National Wholesale, a women’s apparel business, started in 1952, which is now celebrating its 65th year of business. Although Lynda grew up at National, she went [...]

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Six Key Issues Millennials Should Consider Before Diving Into a Family Business

By | February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Family Business|

Joining a family business isn’t for everyone. It’s a risky decision that needs a lot of careful consideration. You might build a successful dynasty that grows into a Fortune 500 company, with generations of family [...]

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The Wallenbergs: where money meets Swedish science

By | February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Family Business|

The Wallenberg family’s main philanthropic vehicle, the Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation (KAW), which celebrated its 100th anniversary this year, is the second-biggest backer of basic scientific research in Europe, having distributed SKr24bn or $2.7bn [...]

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