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Future Family Business Owners Can Learn to Manage Conflict
Conflict is inevitable in family-run businesses.  Learning how to manage it and channel it productively is an important skill for entrepreneurship students who may someday manage their own Read More...
Advice for Non-Family Executives in Family Businesses
Ritch Sorenson, Professor of Family Business at the University of St Thomas in Minneapolis, once worked at a bank founded by his grandfather.  When it closed, he felt a personal loss that Read More...
Acres of Diamonds: Advantages of Working in Your Family Business
The purpose of this exercise is to help students understand the advantages and challenges of working in a family business or of being in a business family.  Some students who have Read More...
The Next Generation Can Help the Family Firm Innovate
  Much has been written about how family businesses can have transition problems when the founder's children take over.  Best Buy founder Richard Schulze and Ritch Sorenson of the Read More...
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When Entrepreneurs Have Trouble with Monogamy: It's Their Cognitive Style
Nothing turns an entrepreneur’s head faster than a glittering opportunity and the chance to pursue it with laser-like focus. But after the launch, when the novelty wears off and the day-to-day Read More...
The Family Way: How Entrepreneurial Values Help Businesses Thrive Over Generations
Family firms enjoy a competitive advantage when they organize around a set of strong values. A study of large family businesses such as Cargill, IKEA, Tyson Foods, and Bechtel (Miller and Le Read More...

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