Managing Emotional Minefields Within Family Businesses

Adam looked at the customer standing at the counter in the wine cellar in disbelief. He couldn’t believe what he was hearing. He found the customer’s comments to be slightly rude. Adam felt anger Read More...

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Authors: Dr. Ayoosha Saleem , Francesco Barbera , Simon de Jong and Arvid Hoffmann

How to Fix Succession Conflicts Stemming From Complicated Families

Part 2 of a two-part series. Read part 1 here . Family business succession planning is a difficult process – and it is even more challenging in cases where divorce and adoption complicate family Read More...

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Authors: Leona Rethmann and Nadine Kammerlander

Does the Family Matter? Improving Executive Compensation Practices in Family Firms

The salaries of top executives can be a hot topic and a source of family business conflict and stress – at family businesses and non-family firms. How can family business leaders decide what’s Read More...

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Authors: Roland Kidwell , Anneleen Michiels and Isabel C Botero

Playing the Succession Game to Ensure Family Business Continuity

By Shital Jayantilal, Silvia Ferreira Jorge and Tomas M. Banegil Palacios Family businesses are especially conflict-prone, since sibling rivalry and other emotional undercurrents sometimes cloud Read More...

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Authors: Shital Jayantilal , Sílvia Jorge and Tomas M. Bañegil Palacios