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 J. Ward
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230111211

ISBN-13: 9780230111219

Pub. Date: 01/04/2011

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

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. 

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 US
Publication date:
01/04/2011
Series:
A Family Business Publication Series
Edition description:
2011
Pages:
286
Sales rank:
1,100,302
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents


Foreword - Léon A. Danco
• Preface
• The Author
• 1. The Challenge of Keeping a Family Firm Alive
• 2. Overcoming Barriers to Long-Term Business Health
• 3. Ensuring Family Interests in Leading the Business
• 4. Assessing the Firm's Financial and Market Situation
• 5. Developing a Strategic Plan for the Business
• 6. Planning the Family's Role in the Company's Future
• 7. Shaping a Business Strategy that Includes the Family
• 8. 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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