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Family business conflict can destroy a family business and wreck family relationships
Don Schwerzler founded the Family Business Institute in the early 80’s. Headquartered in Atlanta, it became the very first multi-disciplined, full service resource for family-owned businesses.
Family feuds won't kill your family business if you follow these seven simple tips.
Alcoholism impacts family businesses - tell us your story!
Our Family Business Assessment process has been perfected over 40 years working hundreds of family businesses, large and small and a broad spectrum of industries
Reshoring manufacturing can be a huge opportunity for many family-owned businesses, especially those involved in manufacturing operations
Family business advisor Don Schwerzler, top family business expert and founder of the Family Business Institute has been studying and advising family businesses for more than 40 years.
Family Business Experts 20 person team is nationally recognized for our work in pioneering the multi-discipline approach to solving the unique and complex problems that impact the family business.
Answer these questions - and you have a comprehensive SWOT Analysis - your Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats
Wounded Warrior Project is an organization that supports men and woman wounded in battle
Family Business Consulting resources provided by Atlanta-based Family Business Institute offer tips and success strategies for family businesses
Atlanta-based Family Business Institute is a leading Family Business Resource Center (FBRC) providing connected solutions to the unique and complex issues that confront family businesses.
Our succession management process is gaining international recognition. Learn why as we describe it from the most important perspective - the clients.
Adam Bellow's remarkable new book - In Praise of Nepotism: A Natural History - in our opinion is a must-read for anyone in a family business. Or any business.
Concealed Carrie is a great example of innovatative entrepreneurship in a family business.
Environmental Management Systems under ISO 14000 - an alternative to the traditional big stick command and compliance system of dealing with environmental liability.
The death tax hurts everyone - family businesses and the community where they are located.
Client testimonials - what others say about us.
As a family business owner, what are you doing to future proof your family business?
An advisory board made up of experienced outsiders brings a fresh perspective to problems and opportunities that face both the family and the family business.
Southern Business Research strategies enable businesses to improve growth and profits
Change management theories BPR and TQM are partial. The Theory of the Holonomic Organization finally seems to be a complete theory for change and adaptation.
RIF security strategies should be considered by family businesses owners when they are considering a reduction in force.
Planning For The Future is an enlightening step-by-step Guide to estate planning for parents who have a child with a disability
These 29 leadership practices are the foundation for adaptable organizations. They support the holonomic processes, which enable the desired organizational characteristics.
Performance metrics requires that the major work functions in every department be identified both in terms of volume and time. The premise is that work not measured cannot be managed.
Building consensus about how the business should be operated, now and into the future, is one of the most difficult problems confronting family businesses.
Professionalizing family business management is the most difficult and emotionally destructive problem confronted in family businesses. Learn how to handle it by evolution rather than revolution.
Loss control is all about reducing the frequency and/or severity of losses through preventive measures.
Risk management must be for risky businesses... we're a family business and we're not risky. So, we don't need risk management...right? WRONG! Spend a few minutes with us, and we'll show you why.
Charity organizations work to make our world a better place
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Using an executive search firm is a smart strategy when a family business is seeking to hire a non-family key executive. Learn about the different ways to use an executive search firm.
An online business plan is different than a regular business plan. Describes an outline and seven ways an online business plan differs.
Rainwater harvesting can be a smart stragegy for many family businesses.
A Captive insurance company can be much more than a risk management tool for family businesses.
Pruning applies to family businesses as well as trees. Prune to ensure that only qualified family members are employed. And learn what non-employee family members can contribute.
Alcohol Consumption was the basis for a study released by the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Business plan outlines provide the backbone for your business plan. We compare two popular business plan outlines to show you that the backbone does not need to be rigid and fixed in order to provide