Keeping the Family Business Healthy: How to Plan for Continuing Growth, Profitability, and Family Leadership

Keeping the Family Business Healthy: How to Plan for Continuing Growth, Profitability, and Family Leadership

by John L. Ward
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230111211

ISBN-13: 9780230111219

Pub. Date: 01/04/2011

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Good planning is more than just thinking ahead; businesses need a strategic approach to ensuring their success. Keeping the Family Business Healthy provides readers with a guide to strategic thinking, including how to maintain growth, how to shape business direction, preparing for new leadership, and working with a large and diverse family base.  See more details below

Overview

Good planning is more than just thinking ahead; businesses need a strategic approach to ensuring their success. Keeping the Family Business Healthy provides readers with a guide to strategic thinking, including how to maintain growth, how to shape business direction, preparing for new leadership, and working with a large and diverse family base.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230111219
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/04/2011
Series:
A Family Business Publication Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Sales rank:
1,144,265
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword; L.A.Danco
Preface
The Author
The Challenge of Keeping a Family Firm Alive
Overcoming Barriers to Long-Term Business Health
Ensuring Family Interests in Leading the Business
Assessing the Firm's Financial and Market Situation
Developing a Strategic Plan for the Business
Planning the Family's Role in the Company's Future
Shaping a Business Strategy that Includes the Family
The Transition to New Leadership: Promoting a Revitalized Business Vision and Strategy
Epilogue: Making the Commitment to Plan for Future Generations
Appendix A: Family Business Values Questionnaire
Appendix B: Sample Financial Analysis of Business
Appendix C: Strategic Planning Worksheets
Appendix D: Sample Business Strategic Plan
Appendix E: Sample Family Strategic Plan
Appendix F: Democratic Capitalism
Appendix G: Note on Research on Family Business
References
Index

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