Family-owned companies: Between tradition and innovation

From local family businesses working in skilled trades to multinational corporations run by a family – family-owned companies play an important role in the global economy. But they have also felt the effects of the pandemic in recent months. So what makes many of these companies so confident in the current situation? The fact that they have existed for several generations and have already navigated many a crisis.

Is the success of these companies due to their innovative strength or the stabilizing effect of tradition? In our series of articles on this topic, our writers get to the bottom of these questions, talk to recognized experts and meet with representatives of family-owned companies.