Managing Differences and Conflict Resolution – A Skill Must to be Developed in Family Business

Longstanding family conflict can bring a family business to its knees. It saps energy and happiness and holds back the business from functioning optimally. The first step in resolving longstanding conflict is recognizing that the consequences of avoiding an issue are worse than the emotional discomfort of discussing it. Let us look at an example of a family that succeeded…

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Why Family Business Succession Planning is Important

Most family-owned business owners put off their succession planning because they don’t want to think about their retirement, disability or death, however, business succession planning should be a priority in every family owned business. A family owned business owner’s decision to eventually retire is not as simple as no longer going to the office. Key questions need to be answered…

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PROFESSIONALISING THE FAMILY BUSINESS

Professionalizing the family business is critical for growth, continuity and perpetuity through multiple generations.                                          What is a Family Company? A family company is one whose ownership is controlled by a single family and where two or more family members significantly influence the direction and policies of the business, through their management positions, ownership rights, or family roles. Current family owners…

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