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Is Your Client’s Generational Transition Stuck? How changing the ownership model can create traction
Governance / Leadership / Succession

Is Your Client’s Generational Transition Stuck? How changing the ownership model can create traction

Thanks to this week’s contributors Josh Baron and Nick Di Loreto of BanyonGlobal for their article “Is Your Client’s Generational Transition Stuck? How changing the ownership model can create traction.”   Is Your Client’s Generational Transition Stuck? How changing the ownership model can create traction Times of generational transition are often rife with conflict, which, … Continue reading

Adapt | Evolve | <strong>Transform</strong>
Latest Thinking in the Field / Trends in Family Enterprise

Adapt | Evolve | Transform

Thanks to this week’s authors Robin Dodokin and Raj V. Mahto for their interesting articles on two elements related to this month’s Practitioner theme of “transform.” Go here for “Mediation as a Process for Change and Transformation for Managing Family Conflicts” by Robin Dodokin Go here for “The Big Gorilla in the Room: Family firms … Continue reading

Mediation as a Process for Change and Transformation for Managing Family Conflicts
Latest Thinking in the Field / Trends in Family Enterprise

Mediation as a Process for Change and Transformation for Managing Family Conflicts

Transformation This article makes the claim that mediation, a private, voluntary and creative process, can be designed to effectively address and resolve conflict among family members engaged in family enterprise(s) and that mediation can be a transformative process. The idea of transformation is daunting to many people because it implies change and doing things differently. … Continue reading

The Big Gorilla In the Room: Family firms and hypercompetition
Latest Thinking in the Field / Trends in Family Enterprise

The Big Gorilla In the Room: Family firms and hypercompetition

The concept of “Hypercompetition,”[1] which Richard D’Aveni, professor of business strategy at the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College, introduced in his book with the same title, is changing industries and business practices, especially management of family firms. The phenomenon refers to a competitive environment, in which it will be rare for industry leaders (e.g., … Continue reading

Adapt | Evolve | <strong>Transform</strong>
Advising / Succession

Adapt | Evolve | Transform

Thanks to this week’s authors Patricia Angus, Judi Cunningham, Gaia Marchisio and Wendy Sage-Hayward who follow the November theme of transformation in family enterprises with two articles focusing on the advisory community. Go here for “21st Century Trustees” by Patricia Angus. Go here for “A New Perspective on Succession Planning: Creating continuity” by Judi Cunningham, … Continue reading