Is DEI Coming of Age?

As Mahatma Gandhi supposedly said, “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” A good sign that an initiative or social movement is receiving the attention it deserves is when it has to deal with relevant public resistance. And this is exactly what has been happening to…

Frit Ravich, a business built on trust

Judith Viader is the general manager of Frit Ravich, a second-generation company specialized in the manufacture of chips, snacks and nuts, and snack-food distributor with over 1,000 employees, exports to 27 countries and €302 million in net sales in 2023. Frit Ravich is a family business founded in 1963 by my father, Josep Maria Viader,…

Design, management and dynamics of successful strategic alliances

Guest contributor: África Ariño Professor of Strategic Management · Holder of the Joaquim Molins Figueras Chair of Strategic Alliances · IESE As explored in the first article in this series on the conclusions drawn at the Family Business Reflection Forum, strategic alliances enable two or more companies to share resources and capabilities to either undertake…