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Laying Down Boundaries For Family Firms

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

Process Of Creating A Family Constitution

A family constitution is a confidential family document outlining their vision and agreement on ownership and management of the business. So how do yo... Full Article

Governance

Developing an appropriate framework for the governance of the family firm is essential, from managing the family, the family involvement with the business, meetng the needs of working family members and non-family directors and employees and helping to develop responsible shareholders too.

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Examining Ownership Of The Asian Family Business...

Christian Stewart examines the ownership role in a family owned busine... Full Article

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The Last Challenge Of Family Business

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Balancing The Family Business Board

Sustainable and successful family businesses tend to have strong governance. One important prong in their governance models is the board of directors but it needs to be balanced. Read More

Sustainability And The Family Business. Does It Really Matter?

Sustainability is an age-old problem for businesses of all shapes and sizes but what about family businesses? Read More

How To Professionalise A Family Firm

There comes a stage in the life-cycle of a family business when it has to become more formalised, referred to as a process of professionalisation, and is usually seen to involve the appointment of non-family managers. Read More

Bringing Children Into the Family Business, Or Not

One of the more critical and challenging decisions you are called upon to make in a family business is whether or not to hire your children or nephews/nieces. Read More

The 21st Century Will Belong To Family Firms

An interesting perspective on the future of family firms, dispelling some of the myths surrounding the 'three generation rule' and looking at the enduring strengths of family businesses. Read More

Another Way To Write A Constitution

Barbara Hauser takes a fresh look at governance and the role of constitutions with some practical suggestions to help families move forward. Read More