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Difficult Conversations For Management

The hidden pressures that can make managing family businesses a challenge Full Article

Managing Growth Of The Family Firm

Embarking on any business venture can be uncertain and the same can certainly be said for family businesses. Full Article

Competitive Strengths Of Family Businesses

Recent research reveals the aspects of family business that provides competitive advantage in the marketplace Full Article

Employing Family Members In The Family Business

Employing family members should be no different to employing non-family but there are some areas to avoid when employing family members in the family ... Full Article

Management

Not only does management involve the day-to-day operations, there is also need to consider the relationship of the business with the family and to build the necessary frameworks to enable management to operate effectively.

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Laying Down Boundaries For Family Firms

Address four key areas for a more secure family business future. Full Article

Key Challenges

Managing The Growing Shareholder Base

The increasing number of shareholders over time creates a challenge. Full Article

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From Kitchen Table To The Boardroom

David Harland explores some of the emotional aspects associated with the growth of a family firm and the journey from the kitchen table to the boardroom table. Read More

Family Business Leadership Styles

Which of the three 'paternalistic leadership styles' works WORST for family firms? Read More

Overcoming Barriers To Success In Your Family Business

Let’s talk about some of the common obstacles that arise in family businesses. Read More

The Family Council

Instituting a family council can be a significantly positive step toward managing the business in a more rational and professional manner. Read More

The Role Of The Board

It is no surprise to find that larger and older family firms are more likely to have non-family non-executives. Read More

Transformation In Times of Hardship

Although family business is important to the global economy, there is a misperception that family firms stubbornly hold fast to their values and traditions, making them stuffy, entrenched and unwilling to change. Read More