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Centuries of Success: Lessons from the World's Most Enduring Family Businesses
     

Centuries of Success: Lessons from the World's Most Enduring Family Businesses

by William T. O'Hara
 
Profit. Conflict. Love. Sacrifice. Relive the legacies of the world's most enduring family-run businesses

Centuries of Success is the first book to chronicle the colorful success stories and timeless lessons of some of the world's oldest family businesses. This one-of-a-kind work blends complete family histories with corporate philosophies and

Overview

Profit. Conflict. Love. Sacrifice. Relive the legacies of the world's most enduring family-run businesses

Centuries of Success is the first book to chronicle the colorful success stories and timeless lessons of some of the world's oldest family businesses. This one-of-a-kind work blends complete family histories with corporate philosophies and business sensibilities that are practical, adaptable, and enduring.

Each profile features:

  • Quotes from company leaders
  • Industry timelines
  • Company mottos
  • Exclusive CEO interviews
  • Business strategies

    From Japan's Hoshi Ryokan-a hotel that dates back forty-seven generations to 718-to the sprawling Tuscan vineyards of Marchesi Antinori-winemakers since 1385-Centuries of Success brings to life the strength and dedication that puts family-run businesses in a league of their own.

    Author Bio:William T. O'Hara is the president emeritus of Bryant College and the author of three books. His articles have been written about in The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Dr. O'Hara lives in Wakefield, RI.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781593372071
    Publisher:
    Adams Media Corporation
    Publication date:
    09/28/2004
    Pages:
    352
    Product dimensions:
    5.94(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.93(d)

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