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May 1, 2006

Little is known about how family business members define success and how it can be realised. Katrien Baetens and Johan Lambrecht take a closer look at this issue and provide some solutions on preventing family business ruptures

Katrien Baetens  is researcher at the Research Centre for Entrepreneurship at EHSAL European University College.
Johan lambrecht  is director of the Research Centre for Entrepreneurship at EHSAL European University College and professor at EHSAL.

Little is known about how family business members define success and how it can be realised. Katrien Baetens and Johan Lambrecht take a closer look at this issue and provide some solutions on preventing family business ruptures

March 1, 2006

Family conflict can spiral out of control and before you know it there are legal advisors involved benefitting neither family nor business. Dennis Jaffe explains alternative ways of resolving conflict before it reaches the boxing ring stage

Dennis Jaffe is a founding partner of the new family enterprise consulting firm, Relative Solutions. www.relative-solutions.com

Family conflict can spiral out of control and before you know it there are legal advisors involved benefitting neither family nor business. Dennis Jaffe explains  alternative ways of resolving conflict before it reaches the boxing ring stage

January 1, 2006

Scott McCulloch is editor of Families in Business.

If your family failed to discuss hedge funds over turkey and cranberry sauce this Christmas then yours, say 'financial therapists', was a missed opportunity. Some families would rather engage in collective root canal treatment than discuss money. If the army of family business consultants are to be believed, that could be changing. Money, they say, is the last taboo.
 

November 1, 2005

The best way to avoid conflict is to have good systems of communication. Transparency is key. But, argue the experts, it is also part of life and, rather than avoid it, it is possible to harness it creatively and bolster the company’s productivity. Scott McCulloch reports

Scott McCulloch is editor of Families in Business.

The best way to avoid conflict is to have good systems of communication. Transparency is key. But, argue the experts, it is also part of life and, rather than avoid it, it is possible to harness it creatively and bolster the company's productivity. Scott McCulloch reports

September 1, 2005

Conflict is a feature of families anyway. Add business to the mixture and the results can be incendiary. A few ground rules and a hearty team spirit can help. Fredda Herz-Brown describes the best way to avoid and resolve differences and maintain healthy dynamics

Re-printed by permission of the publisher from Family Business Magazine. www.familybusinessmagazine.com

Fredda Herz-Brown is a managing partner of the
Metropolitan Group

Conflict is a feature of families anyway. Add business to the mixture and the results can be incendiary. A few ground rules and a hearty team spirit can help. Fredda Herz-Brown describes the best way to avoid and resolve differences and maintain healthy dynamics 

September 1, 2005

Divisions and squabbles are a feature of the human condition but they do nothing to help a company develop. Andrew Keyt explains how a bit of give and take is essential when it comes to appreciating the roles and contributions of family members and employees

Andrew Keyt is president of the US chapter of FBN International and executive director of the Loyola University Chicago Family Business Center

Divisions and squabbles are a feature of the human condition but they do nothing to help a company develop. Andrew Keyt explains how a bit of give and take is essential when it comes to appreciating the roles and contributions of family members and employees

July 1, 2005

Families are melting pots for conflict. Add business to the equation and you have a fight on your hands. Bengt Hallqvist urges independent board members to take on the challenge of governance rainmaker, as he reveals his own worst-practice experiences

Bengt Hallqvist serves as an independent board member of five family companies in Brazil and Sweden, also chairing one remuneration and four audit committees. He is founder of the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance

Families are melting pots for conflict. Add business to the equation and you have a fight on your hands. Bengt Hallqvist urges independent board members to take on the challenge of governance rainmaker, as he reveals his own worst-practice experiences

May 1, 2005

The young woman turned to the man sitting next to her in the restaurant during a break in a family business seminar and said: “You idiot! You’re going to make a mess of our recruitment like you did last time.”

Nigel Nicholson teaches ­organisational behaviour at London Business School, and is director of the Leadership in Family Business Research Initiative (LIFBRI). www.london.edu/family_business

May 1, 2005

Deep-rooted resentments among siblings can stem from childhood and blight the running of a family’s business. Andrew Keyt explains how effective systems of regulation and open communication between all parties can smooth the path of a company’s trajectory

Andrew Keyt is president of the US chapter of FBN International and executive director of the Loyola University Chicago Family Business Center

Deep-rooted resentments among siblings can stem from childhood and blight the running of a family's business. Andrew Keyt explains how effective systems of regulation and open communication between all parties can smooth the path of a company's trajectory

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