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Mastering Innovation in Family Firms: How to Resolve the Ability vs. Willingness Paradox

May 31, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, Succession PlanningComments (1)

By Alfredo De Massis and Federico Frattini Family firms represent a highly ubiquitous form of business organisation globally and are the backbone of many industrialised and developing world economies. This article discusses how can family firm managers use Family-Driven Innovation and unlock the innovation potential of the organisations in which they work.

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Succession Redefined: Family Business Succession in the 21st Century

September 19, 2014 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Strategic Spotlight, Succession PlanningComments (1)

By Richard Shrapnel In this article – the final in the Succession Series by Baker Tilly International – the author considers how business succession has been redefined, the rewards available to those that get it right, the challenges they will have to

The Personal Wealth Revolution – Time to Formalise Your Family Office

July 17, 2014 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Finance & Economics, Succession PlanningComments (0)

By Sherilyn Casiano For the entrepreneur and closely- held family business owner, a family office, set up with the proper foundation, can be a huge help in the succession processes and beyond. Below, Sherilyn Casiano argues that having a formal family office

Success Strategies in the Journey of Succession

June 30, 2014 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Succession PlanningComments (0)

By Dr. Richard Shrapnel Many owners and families have discovered the pitfalls and potholes of business succession. Below, Dr. Richard Shrapnel explores the success strategies for anyone venturing into succession.

Le Roi est mort, vive Le Roi Life after Succession

March 6, 2014 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Women in Leadership, Finance & Economics, Succession PlanningComments (1)

By Sherilyn Casiano In the conversation about succession planning, most of the discussion revolves around the future continuity of the business. Very little is said about the impact of such a transition in human terms. Below, Sherilyn Casiano examines this

Future Proofing the Capital Value of Your Business

March 3, 2014 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Finance & Economics, Succession PlanningComments (0)

By Richard Shrapnel Succession is a dynamic journey, and anyone involved in this process should seek to understand it before venturing forward. Below, Richard Shrapnel explores the journey of succession.

First Look: Developing A New Map For Effective Business Succession in Family Businesses

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Finance & Economics, Succession PlanningComments (0)

By Richard Shrapnel Family Business Succession is never a simple, straightforward endeavour. Besides the financial outcomes of the transition, the human needs and emotional involvement of all family members must be taken into account. The business advisory

The Employee Owned Business Model During Growth and Adversity: How Well Does it Hold Up?

July 17, 2012 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Finance & Economics, Succession PlanningComments (0)

By Joseph Lampel, Ajay Bhalla & Pushkar P. Jha Criticism of modern corporate capitalism in the wake of the current economic crisis is reawakening interest in alternative ownership and governance models such as employee owned businesses (EOBs). EOBs are

Changing The CEO Politics and Decisions at the Top

January 23, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, Corporate Governance, Succession PlanningComments (0)

By Guido Stein & Manuel Gallego   Introduction 
Companies statistically dismiss twice as many CEOs in bad economic times as in good. Certainly, many senior executives have lost their jobs lately. Yet this new wave of dismissals masks a deeper

Future Proofing the Boardroom

January 23, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Corporate Governance, Succession PlanningComments (0)

By Lucy P. Marcus The board room is going through an extraordinary time of transition. More is being demanded of boards than ever before, and the activities of boards are under greater scrutiny.