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Success and succession: Five characteristics of a good family business

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Chances are high that seven out of 10 of the businesses you know are family owned. As defined by audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a

 

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How CEOs Can Work with an Active Board

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

At companies of almost all sizes, across all sectors, boards are undergoing a profound transformation. Largely as a result of

 

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Solving the Puzzle of Ownership Alignment in a Family Enterprise

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

alignment  noun | ə-ˈlīn-mənt State of agreement or cooperation among persons, groups, nations and the like with a common cause or view

 

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Seven Steps to Recruiting Value Add Independent Directors

Monday, 14 August 2017

Incorporating independent directors into a family firm’s board is considered one of the standards for family business success. The prospect of

 

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“Having the best financial and legal advice is essential in running a successful business. Having the best advice is equally important in managing family dynamics and expectations”.

 

“Family business Ireland understands how family owned businesses ‘run themselves’ and the subtlety and influences of how decisions are made or not made as the case may be…”.

 

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"I was introduced to the Family Business Initiative by a close friend. It was one of the most important and best referrals of my life. We were dealing with a most uncertain situation..."

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" We found the Family Business support initiative to be of the greatest assistance. We were given the language and tools to understand our situation. We discovered the issues we faced were not unique. The removal of isolation ..."

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