Wars of Succession: The Blessings, Curses and Lessons that Family-owned Firms Offer Anyone in Business

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Silver Lake Publishing, 1997 - Business & Economics - 330 pages
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There are an estimated three million family-run businesses in the United States. Statistically, nothing divides family like money. WARS OF SUCCESSION uses a mix of well-known and little-known cases to show how smart founders and managers make sure the right people take over the corporate reins.
 

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Page 16 - The greatest innovations for new jobs, technologies, and economic vigor today come from a small but growing circle of heroes, the small business people, American entrepreneurs, the men and women of faith, intellect, and daring who take great risks to invest in and invent our future.
Page 30 - Most people have heard that corporate income is taxed twice: once at the corporate level and again when it is paid out to shareholders in the form of dividends.
Page 28 - In a limited partnership, one or more general partners manage the business while one or more limited partners contribute capital.
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Page 19 - Reynolds found that 10 percent of Americans between the ages of 25 and 34 were actively involved in creating a startup company, a rate about three times as high as any other age group.
Page 41 - I'm not going down in history as the one Bronfman who pissed away the family fortune,' Edgar Bronfman Jr famously once said.

About the author (1997)

Roger Fritz writes and speaks from 30 years experience as a manager, corporate executive, university president, and highly successful consultant to over 300 clients, including AT&T, IBM, Pizza Hut, Caterpillar, Sara Lee, and scores of other corporations and organizations. He is the author of 35 books, including You're in Charge, Personal Performance Contracts, Nobody Gets Rich Working for Somebody Else, and The Inside Advantage; and he has produced 25 audio cassettes. His unique People Compatibility Software System is the only computerized product on the market that evaluates compatibility in the workplace. Dr. Fritz's "Productivity and Results" (PAR) in-house training services have enabled hospitals and medical centers to save millions of dollars. His "Performance Based Management" (PBM) system has quadrupled the growth rate of a prominent nationally franchised restaurant chain. His video-based management series has been the core training program for one of the nation's largest companies in the recreation industry.

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