The landscape of indigenous Irish family businesses varies in size and growth ambitions, with firms demonstrating their ability to compete both nationally and on the global stage. While awareness of this sector has risen, family businesses’ collective contribution to the Irish economy is perhaps underrated, as are the characteristics that make family businesses unique.
The Japanese phenomenon of mukoyoshi — or adult adoption, where a family business with no suitable male heir welcomes the husband of a daughter into the family and he takes their surname — is well known. Could family businesses in the rest of the world learn from the Japanese model?
Blood may be thicker than water, but it isn’t always thicker than money and envy.
For some people, the idea of starting a business with a sibling is unthinkable – they are the person you fight with when growing up and then compete with in adulthood. However, for others, there’s no-one they’d rather share the journey of entrepreneurship with.
Generation to Generation presents one of the first comprehensive overviews of family business as a specific organizational form.
As a successful business owner, you realize that financial success is just the beginning.you still have many other challenges to face.
How many times have you thought about starting a diet or quitting smoking without doing anything about it?
This is the most comprehensive book on sustaining the family business and contains international examples and cases and essential tools and checklists of best practice.
Through pages filled with wisdom, tips, guidelines and experiences, the authors seek to navigate brothers and sisters who work in the family business or who are active owners through the challenges and opportunities and to retain the integrity of the family while serving the business.
In this widely popular book, David Horsager presents the ultimate guide to earning, maintaining, and even rebuilding the most critical factor of every business relationship—trust.
When Bowen was a student and practitioner of classical psychoanalysis at the Menninger Clinic, he became engrossed in understanding the process of schizophrenia and its relationship to mother-child symbiosis.
The Balance Point offers a step-by-step guide to tackle business transition challenges in these times of economic insecurity.