Family Education For Business-Owning Families: Strengthening Bonds by Learning Together [NOOK Book]

Overview


One of the key factors in maintaining the legacy of your family business is a good program of family education. Inevitably, wise business-owning families see the necessity of launching some form of education for family members. It establishes an interest and a connection with the business among members of the younger generations.

When done well, a program of family education offers many benefits including:

* helping future owners prepare for their roles and responsibilities in ...

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Family Education For Business-Owning Families: Strengthening Bonds by Learning Together

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Overview


One of the key factors in maintaining the legacy of your family business is a good program of family education. Inevitably, wise business-owning families see the necessity of launching some form of education for family members. It establishes an interest and a connection with the business among members of the younger generations.

When done well, a program of family education offers many benefits including:

* helping future owners prepare for their roles and responsibilities in the business and in the family

* providing a way to express interest in each individual

* providing a way to earn loyalty from family members;

* strengthening bonds among family members.

In Family Education the authors aim to inspire you and your family to initiate a family education program that is suited to the needs of your family.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230116054
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/4/2011
  • Series: A Family Business Publication
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 100
  • File size: 272 KB

Meet the Author


Amy M. Schuman is a Principal of the Family Business Consulting Group, Inc. and works with family businesses on leadership development, communication skills and team building. Her experience is centered on helping family members collaboratively create systems, structures and relationships to help them function as effective stewards of their enterprise.  Amy was the founding facilitator of the Next Generation Leadership Institute, an intensive, two-year program for next generation family business leaders that is part of the Loyola University Chicago Family Business Center. In that capacity, from 1996–2006, Amy coached over 30 men and women to assume leadership positions in their family businesses. Amy also founded and facilitated Loyola’s first Peer Advisory Group for women at Loyola and also taught group process and facilitation skills in Loyola's Family Business Communication Institute. She is the author of Nurturing the Talent to Nurture the Legacy: Career Development in the Family Business and the co-author of A Woman’s Place…: The Crucial Roles of Women in Family Business and has been an adjunct faculty member of the Lake Forest College Graduate School of Management and has taught at the University of Illinois, Chicago Campus, MBA program. 

John L. Ward is Co-founder of the Family Business Consulting Group Inc. He is Clinical Professor at the Kellogg School of Management and teaches strategic management, business leadership and family enterprise continuity. Ward is the author or co-author of several leading texts on family business, Keeping the Family Business Healthy, Creating Effective Boards for Private Enterprises, Strategic Planning for the Family Business, Perpetuating the Family Business, Unconventional Wisdom and Family Business Key Issues. He is also an author of a collection known as The Family Business Leadership Series, each focusing on specific issues family businesses face.

 

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Table of Contents


PART ONE: FAMILY EDUCATION: THE FAMILY CORE * I. Introduction: The Power of Family Education * II. The Evolution of Family Education * III. Creating Your Curriculum * IV. Getting Down to Logistics * PART TWO: MEETING YOUR FAMILY'S PARTICULAR NEEDS * V. The Rodales: A Fourth-Generation Initiative * VI. The Schmidts: Everything is Education * VII. The Dean: Preserving One Family's Legacy * PART THREE: THE FINISHING TOUCHES * VIII. Making Your Program a Success * IX. Summary * Index
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