Constituencies – Part 4
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Constituencies – Part 4

The last in a series of articles and interviews on “Constituencies in Family Enterprise.” Go here for Publishing Qualitative Research: A précis for academics Go here for Regulators as Constituents: Update on US tax policy and the family enterprise Go here for Building Constituencies through Generations Read the previous three issues in this series, August … Continue reading

Publishing Qualitative Research: A précis for academics
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Publishing Qualitative Research: A précis for academics

One of the important constituencies in the family enterprise field is the academic community that provides research, both quantitative and qualitative for the family enterprises themselves and for the advisors and consultants who work with them. Initially most of the research in the field was conceptual. In the recent past the research has been predominantly … Continue reading

Regulators as Constituents: Update on US tax policy and the family enterprise
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Regulators as Constituents: Update on US tax policy and the family enterprise

The past three years have featured quite the roller coaster ride of federal tax policy, and advisors to high net worth families are wise to take note of recent action that has shifted the legal and financial landscape for their clients, especially when it comes to current and future tax burdens. For more than a … Continue reading

Building Constituencies through Generations
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Building Constituencies through Generations

Boris Matijas interviews Ulrich Maybach, Director of Global Strategy for Maybach Icons of Luxury. Maybach discusses the history of alliances and cycles that the firm has had during its more than 150-year family business history. About the contributor: Boris Matijas is a journalist, writer and expert on training and information dissemination of content on family … Continue reading

Constituencies – Part 3
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Constituencies – Part 3

The third in a series of articles and commentaries on Constituencies in Family Enterprise. “Representing Family Constituencies: The role of the family council” by Sylvia Shepherd “Family Philanthropy: The glue but not the panacea” by Maya Prabhu “A discussion of collaborative procurement:” an interview with Adi Divgi “Harnessing Family Talent: Human resources planning and communication … Continue reading

Representing Family Constituencies: The role of the family council
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Representing Family Constituencies: The role of the family council

I am a fifth generation owner of a 165 year-old manufacturing business based in the Midwest. I have been involved in our family governance system since its founding 10 years ago, serving as the family council chair for the past four years. There are 135 family shareholders who own about 97% of the company stock, … Continue reading

Family Philanthropy: The glue but not the panacea!
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Family Philanthropy: The glue but not the panacea!

A joy … In many countries where we work with family enterprises, there is a long history of family philanthropy and its legacy is significant. Giving as a family can be especially rewarding. When done well, it can bring the family closer together by articulating shared values, instilling an even greater sense of pride and … Continue reading