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A Family Business Publication

Innovation in the Family Business

Succeeding Through Generations

Authors: Schmieder, Joe

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Schmieder shares a broad range of tools and pathways that family businesses across sectors use to stimulate, execute, measure, and reward innovation. The 50-plus family stories cited in this book will inspire any family enterprise to create a strategy and environment that can stimulate success for many generations to come.

About the authors

Joe Schmieder is a principal consultant of the Family Business Consulting Group specializing in family business succession and strategic business planning. In addition to his consulting practice, Joe serves as an adjunct professor at Notre DameUniversity teaching Family Business Strategy courses.

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"Joe Schmieder's new book on innovation in family owned businesses is grounded in sound research but brought to life by real world experience and examples. Joe takes a thoughtful look at innovation in the FOB context but also shares a variety of insights and best practices applicable to family businesses more generally. This is a helpful and easy read for anyone working in or around a family owned business." - Bruce C. Young, Partner, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, Board Member, The Family Business Alliance, and a third generation participant in a family business

"In today's fast paced world, innovation is not a luxury but a necessity. Schmieder has written an important and practical book that addresses how innovation can be created within the context and constraints of a family business. It's a must read for today's family business leaders." - Joseph Horak, Ph.D. Director, Family Business Institute, Seidman College of Business, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan

"In this book, Schmieder has provided multiple best practices for topics ranging from governance to management team strategy to product development all from the perspective of generational succession." - William J. Boer, President & Founder, Grey Dunes

"Is innovation in family business an oxymoron? Having coined the term interpreneurship or intergenerational entrepreneurship in 1989, my answer is a resounding no. Joe Schmieder proves the point. And his cases show you the way. Read this book!" - Ernesto J. Poza, Clinical Professor, Global Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Family business consultant, and author of Family Business

"Innovation in the Family Business outlines how a family can embrace Innovation to become a core value in how they define their meaning and context to remain relevant and embrace innovation as an active process to be successful in the various phases of a multi-generational business." - Nelson Jacobson Chairman, President, and CEO, JSJ Corporation

'Too often, family businesses seem to exist primarily as a sort of shrine to the founding generation. Joe paints a positive picture using dozens of vibrant examples of how successor generations can avoid that trap by innovating and growing in ways that would surely make any founder proud. A must-read for all YPO family business leaders or any executive leading a family enterprise.' - Chris Herschend, Vice Chair, Herschend Family Entertainment and Chair, YPO WPO Global Family Business Network


Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • The Family Business Difference: Capitalizing on Family Innovation

    Schmieder, Joe

    Pages 1-14

  • Structured Chaos: Creating a Culture of Innovation

    Schmieder, Joe

    Pages 15-32

  • New Products and Services: Driving Value with Innovative Offerings

    Schmieder, Joe

    Pages 33-50

  • Money and Metrics: Funding and Measuring Innovation

    Schmieder, Joe

    Pages 51-60

  • The Next Generation: Reinnovating the Family Business

    Schmieder, Joe

    Pages 61-71

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eBook $19.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-38624-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-38623-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Innovation in the Family Business
Book Subtitle
Succeeding Through Generations
Authors
Series Title
A Family Business Publication
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-38624-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137386243
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-38623-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 125
Topics