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Family Business / Edition 3
     

Family Business / Edition 3

by Ernesto J. Poza
 

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ISBN-10: 032459769X

ISBN-13: 9780324597691

Pub. Date: 01/29/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning


FAMILY BUSINESS provides the next generation of family business owners with the knowledge and skills needed for the successful management and leadership of the family enterprise. The author, Ernesto Poza, uses both text and cases to explore a diverse set of family firms, examining the interrelationships between the owners, the family, and the management team.

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FAMILY BUSINESS provides the next generation of family business owners with the knowledge and skills needed for the successful management and leadership of the family enterprise. The author, Ernesto Poza, uses both text and cases to explore a diverse set of family firms, examining the interrelationships between the owners, the family, and the management team. FAMILY BUSINESS, at its core, is a practical book that presents management and family practices to model success as well as an honest look at the advantages and challenges facing family enterprises. With an emphasis on leadership and positioning for the future, FAMILY BUSINESS illustrates how the family enterprise can achieve sustained growth and continuity through generations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324597691
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/29/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: THE FAMILY BUSINESS: WHAT MAKES IT UNIQUE? 1. The Nature, Importance, and Uniqueness of Family Business. 2. Great Families in Business: Building Trust and Commitment. 3. Ownership of an Enterprise Built to Last. Case 1. The Binghams and the Louisville Courier-Journal Companies. Case 2. Small Family Business: Power Play at the Inn. Case 3. The Ferre Media Group. Case 4. Small Family Business: "She'll Always Be My Little Sister". Case 5. The Vega Food Company. Part II: LEADERSHIP IMPERATIVES FOR THE FAMILY AND BUSINESS: SUCCESSION AND CONTINUITY. 4. Succession: Continuing Entrepreneurship and the Next Generation. 5. Succession and the Transfer of Power. Case 6. Sigma Motion, Inc. Case 7. Small Family Business: The Ambivalent CEO of the Construction Company. Case 8. Small Family Business: Borrowing to Grow at Andrews Company. Case 9. Small Family Business: Adams Funeral Homes: Deciding on the Successor. Case 10. Fasteners for Retail: A Question of Succession (Part A). Case 11. Ferre Media Group (Part B). Case 12. Cousins Tournament. Part III: BEST PRACTICES FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE OF THE FAMILY BUSINESS. 6. Creating the Strategy. 7. Planning the Estate. 8. Financial Considerations Unique to Family Businesses. 9. Key Nonfamily Management: The Visible Commitment to Managing the Family Business Professionally. 10. Family Business Governance: Advisory Boards and Boards of Directors. 11. Family Communication: Family Meetings, Family Councils, and Family Offices. 12. Change and Adaptation: The Future of Family Business. 13. Continuing the Spirit of Enterprise: Lessons from Centennial Family Companies. Case 13. Reliance Industries: Governance in the Face of Sibling Rivalry (Part A). Case 14. Small Family Business: The Son-in-Law. Case 15. Small Family Business: The New MBA. Case 16. Small Family Business: Real Estate Development Partners, Inc. Case 17. Small Family Business: GlassKing Distributor Company. Case 18. Reliance Industries (Part B). Endnotes. Index.

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