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January 2011 Blog Posts (11)

How a sizeable distribution of family wealth can affect the next generation

How a sizeable distribution of family wealth can affect the next generation

Imagine that you have known about considerable family wealth for a number of years and now you are about to receive a good share of it. A fortunate position but what are the ramifications now and for the future and how prepared are you?

I believe that there are a number of issues that need to be considered, monitored, articulated and planned if this transition is to go through smoothly…

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Added by Steve Rosenbaum on January 30, 2011 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Promoting Business Succession With Retirement Plans

 

My client Jim struggled for years over the decision when to give up his ownership of and active involvement in the family business.  He had transferred some of the company stock to the one son who had opted to work in the business, but he held on to most of his stock and continued to work every day, even into his 70s, by which time his son seemed able to run the business.  After much discussion, it became clear that Jim’s issue was maintaining a regular income after…

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Added by Bob Louis on January 26, 2011 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Bell Nordic Conseil - Une affaire de famille et une famille en affaires

Une affaire de famille et une famille en affaires



Comment accueillir des enfants dans une entreprise familiale est toujours une question assez délicate mais le fait que nous avons six enfants nous complique un peu le processus d’intégration ... Ma femme et moi avons fait comprendre à tous nos enfant depuis longtemps qu’ils devaient tout d’abord faire des études et par la suite suivent  leur propre passion …et non celle de leurs parents.

 

Ainsi, notre ainé est un jeune…

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Added by Jean-Marc Legentil on January 18, 2011 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Bell Nordic Consulting-… a business family and a family in business

Welcoming children in the business as second generation is always a rather great question! Having six children multiplies the challenge… My wife and I had from the outset, even when the kids where young, made it clear to all of them that first they have to follow their own passion, not their parent’s passion: they could do whatever they wanted but first they had to study…

So the older is a young director in filmmaking, the second is a mechanical engineer, our third child, our…

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Added by Jean-Marc Legentil on January 18, 2011 at 4:10pm — No Comments

The Two Faces of Family Enterprise

The Two Faces of Family Enterprise

Isabelle Le Breton-Miller & Danny Miller

HEC Montreal and University of Alberta

Montreal, January 2011

 

There are two common views of family enterprise.  The first is that these are conservative, stagnating organizations of the past, rife with conflicts among family owners and owner-managers, and plagued by nepotism and succession problems.  Another view, one espoused by our book…

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Added by Isabelle Le Breton-Miller on January 17, 2011 at 3:51pm — No Comments

MONTREAL - La ville de l’année pour les entreprises familiales par le Family Business Wiki

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La communauté d’affaires de Montreal est fière d’être reconnus en 2011 comme « La ville de l’année pour les entreprises familiales » par le Family Business Wiki . Plusieurs professeurs, chercheurs et conseillers chevronnés y travaillent et collaborent étroitement avec les dirigeants d’entreprises familiales.

En fait, la recherche et le transfert des connaissances dans ce domaine si particulier de gestion a pris ses racines ici à Montréal depuis 1993, grâce à la création… Continue

Added by Colette Vanasse on January 13, 2011 at 7:29pm — No Comments

MONTREAL- Family Business Wiki’s 2011 Family Business City of the Year.

Bonjour



The family business community in Montreal is honored to have our city recognized as Family Business Wiki’s 2011 Family Business City of the Year. Montreal is the home of some of the world’s most prominent family business scholars, and has been a leader in providing support for family businesses for many years.



Family business education and research in Canada got its start here in Montreal in 1993 when the deGaspe Beaubien family created the Business Families… Continue

Added by Colette Vanasse on January 13, 2011 at 7:27pm — No Comments

The role of universities in promoting the sustainability of family businesses

By Colette Vanasse



Much has been said about family businesses in Canada and in Quebec which have failed to transition from one generation to the next. Yet more and more companies are successful in this transition, and these family businesses and others can learn a lot about how to best manage a family business.



With the intention of promoting the sustainability of family businesses in Quebec, the International Centre for Families in Business (CIFA) at HEC Montréal and… Continue

Added by Colette Vanasse on January 13, 2011 at 7:24pm — No Comments

Le rôle des universités pour favoriser la pérennité de nos entreprises familiales

Par Colette Vanasse



On parle beaucoup des entreprises familiales au Canada et au Québec qui ont échoué dans le transfert d’une génération à l’autre. Pourtant de plus en plus d’entreprises réussissent ce passage d’une génération à l’autre, et ces entreprises peuvent nous en apprendre beaucoup sur la façon de mieux gérer une entreprise familiale.



Avec l’objectif de favoriser la pérennité de nos entreprises familiales au Québec, le Centre international des familles en… Continue

Added by Colette Vanasse on January 13, 2011 at 7:22pm — No Comments

Reconciliar las tres lógicas de acción del dirigente de PYME familiar

 

Reconciliar las tres lógicas de acción del dirigente de PYME familiar…

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Added by Luis CISNEROS on January 5, 2011 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Reconciling the three logics of action of small family business leader

Reconciling the three logics of action of small family business leader…

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Added by Luis CISNEROS on January 4, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

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