Family Business Models: Practical Solutions for the Family Business

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Springer, May 13, 2010 - Business & Economics - 181 pages
An exceptional new work on family business, showing how to maintain a balanced relationship between the family and the company, and ensure satisfactory business results. This roadmap helps the reader to build better managed and more stable family firms.
 

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Contents

What does this book offer those interested in the family business?
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Chapter 1 History of family business management
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Chapter 2 Family business management formula
18
Chapter 3 Family business models
57
Chapter 4 Family business management
78
Conclusions
119
Details of structure
122
Notes
168
Index
177
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ALBERTO GIMENO is Associate Professor at ESADE Business School, responsible for the Family Business Program and co-director of the Advanced Management Program (AMP). He is also a Permanent Visiting Professor at the Witterner Institut für Familienunternehmen (WIFU). He is member of the Expert Group in Family Business of the European Commission and of the Body of Knowledge Committee of the Family Firm Institute (FFI). He is one of the founding partners of Family Business Knowledge (FBK) an applied research company in the field of the family business He also acts as a consultant to business families.

GEMMA BAULENAS has a Degree in Psychology and a Masters in Family Therapy from the Autonomic University of Barcelona. She is a professor in Family Therapy and a regular collaborator with the Executive Education Centre of ESADE. She was a pioneer in applying Family Therapy to the relationship amongst members of a family business. In addition she is one of the founding partners of Family Business Knowledge (FBK), an applied research company in the field of family business. Gemma likewise acts as a consultant to many business families.

JOAN COMA-CROS has a Degree and an MBA in Business Administration from ESADE. He is one of the founding partners of Family Business Knowledge (FBK), an applied research company in the field of the family business. Joan also acts as a consultant to many business families. Joan has had executive responsibilities in several family businesses and is currently a member on the board of a diverse family owned business. In addition he has been responsible for his own family group generational evolution.

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