Family Meetings: How to Build a Stronger Family and a Stronger Business by C. AronoffFamily Meetings: How to Build a Stronger Family and a Stronger Business by C. Aronoff

Family Meetings: How to Build a Stronger Family and a Stronger Business

byC. Aronoff, J. Ward

Paperback | January 11, 2011

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Regular meetings help build a strong family. And a strong family has a much better chance at long term success. In Family Meetings, authors Aronoff and Ward show that holding regular meetings is one of most important ways of ensuring less conflict and more collaboration.
CRAIG E. ARONOFF Co-founder, Principal, and Chairman of the Board of The Family Business Consulting Group, Inc., the founder of the Cox Family Enterprise Center and current Professor Emeritus at Kennesaw State University, USA. He invented and implemented the membership-based, professional-service-provider sponsored Family Business Foru...
Title:Family Meetings: How to Build a Stronger Family and a Stronger BusinessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:100 pagesPublished:January 11, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230111017

ISBN - 13:9780230111011


Table of Contents

Introduction The Value if Family Meeting Unfounded Fears PART I: TEN BENEFITS OF EFFECTIVE FAMILY MEETINGS Building a Stronger Family Building a Stronger Business Planning for Future Ownership Planning Family Participation Managing Inherited Wealth Opening Up the Succession Process Preserving Family Tradition and History Professionalizing the Business Managing Relations between Family and Board of Directors Recognizing and Resolving Conflict PART II: HOW TO HOLD EFFECTIVE MEETINGS Overcoming Misconceptions and Fears When is the Right Time? Who Should Run the Meeting? The Agenda, Location Whom Do We Invite Openers Icebreakers Documenting the Meeting Closing the Meeting Running Ongoing Meetings Family Retreats Communication Organization How Issues Change as the Business Evolves Forming a Family Council Role and Rituals and Ceremonies Avoiding Pitfalls PART III: SOME MILESTONES REACHED THROUGH FAMILY MEETINGS Planning the Future of the Business Smoothing Ownership Succession Encouraging Family Members in Stewardship Developing Family Skills Creating a Family Mission Statement Summary Index

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