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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

Key Challenges

The Last Challenge Of Family Business

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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

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

Six Good Reasons To Write A Constitution In 2016

As the complexity of family and business relationships increase, families can turn to a formal “family constitution” to create a healthy communication and decision-making environment.  Read More

The Why, When & How Of A Family Constitution

A lot of multi-generational family businesses struggle to get buy-in from everyone. A family constitution can help secure, and maintain, commitment towards a unified goal. Read More

A Quick Heads Up On Constitutions

As the number of stakeholders increases, so does the complexity of the family business. A family constitution is a way of managing that complexity. Here are a few reasons you should consider developing yours in 2016  Read More