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A Family Business Publication

Developing Family Business Policies

Your Guide to the Future

Authors: Aronoff, C., Astrachan, J., Ward, J.

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Developing policies to guide decision making can help the family business avoid serious problems. The authors provide a step-by-step process for engaging family members in developing policies which cover issues such as: dealing with conflicts of interest; retirement timing; distribution of profits; loan programs; compensation and succession.

About the authors

CRAIG E. ARONOFF Co-founder, Principal, and Chairman of the Board of The Family Business Consulting Group, Inc., the founder of the Cox Family Enterprise Center and current Professor Emeritus at Kennesaw State University, USA. He invented and implemented the membership-based, professional-service-provider sponsored Family Business Forum, which has served as a model of family business education for universities world-wide.

JOSEPH H. ASTRACHAN Principal in the Family Business Consulting Group, Inc., Wachovia Eminent Scholar Chair of Family Business, Professor of Learning and Professional Development, and Director of the Cox Family Enterprise Center at the Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University, USA. In addition he is Distinguished Research Chair of Family Business at Loyola University Chicago's Business School, USA.

JOHN L. WARD Co-founder of the Family Business Consulting Group Inc. He is Clinical Professor at the Kellogg School of Management, USA and teaches strategic management, business leadership and family enterprise continuity.

Reviews

'Developing Family Business Policies: Your Guide to the Future is a must-read for any business owning family that is trying to sort through the challenges of family business continuity. It gave us information that helped us select and construct policies that fit our speicific family business needs.' - Arthur R. Velasquez, President & CEO, Azteca Foods, Inc., Chicago, IL

'We are a family business that has grown and is maturing by learning and putting to use the principles in Family Business Policies: Your Guide to the Future.' - Jack and Dolores Cakebread, Cakebread Cellars, Napa Valley/Rutherford, CA

'Family Business Policies: Your Guide to the Future gives families a clear road map for creating business policies. It raises all the right questions. I will recommend it to our family and professional advisory clients alike.' - Judy Rudnick, Family Office Exchange, Oak Park, IL


Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Aronoff, Craig E. (et al.)

    Pages 1-6

  • What Policy Making Can Do for Your Family and Your Business

    Aronoff, Craig E. (et al.)

    Pages 7-14

  • How to Develop Your Policies

    Aronoff, Craig E. (et al.)

    Pages 15-34

  • What Policies Do You Need? And When?

    Aronoff, Craig E. (et al.)

    Pages 35-47

  • Shareholder Agreements

    Aronoff, Craig E. (et al.)

    Pages 49-54

Buy this book

eBook $14.99
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $23.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-230-11109-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Developing Family Business Policies
Book Subtitle
Your Guide to the Future
Authors
Series Title
A Family Business Publication
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-11597-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230115972
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-11109-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 104
Topics