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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 fo... Full Article

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Three Lessons For Any CEO

When family-owned enterprises make it past the second generation (and too few do), there are a few common “lessons in success” that any CEO can draw upon for inspiration in sustaining their own business legacy. Read More

Emotional Sophistication For Tomorrow’s Leaders

The future looks rather dim for the white-collar workplace, if the most extreme predictions about automation are to be believed.  In an increasingly automated workplace, leaders should concentrate on uniquely human skillsets. Read More

Leadership Guidelines for the Digital Age

The old ways of running a company won’t cut it in a digital world.  Here are 11 tips for family businesses owners to try and come to terms with leadership in the digital age. Read More

Managing Family Reputation

Reputational risk is a key concern for many family firms.  Alistair Morgan explains some of the considerations as to how families can manage their reputations. Read More

Rewarding The Family 'Sweat Equity'

Dealing with the question of fair remuneration for family members... Read More

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