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The topics that can create contention in a family-owned business are not hard to anticipate — entry and exit from business, succession, dividend policy, capital allocation, role allocation among family members, performance evaluation and retirement(SHUTTERSTOCK)

In family businesses, identify issues and address discord

By Janmejaya Sinha
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2019 07:45 PM IST
A family in business must have a vision and a governance structure to facilitate conversations on sensitive topics
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Today, most of modern society draws from the ancient Greeks to define inheritance rules. It is now more common for estates to be split equally among siblings (regardless of gender). But this approach is not without its own challenges(Shutterstock)
Today, most of modern society draws from the ancient Greeks to define inheritance rules. It is now more common for estates to be split equally among siblings (regardless of gender). But this approach is not without its own challenges(Shutterstock)

Democracy or monarchy – which will family businesses choose?

By Janmejaya Sinha
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 06:06 PM IST
Modern family businesses must decide if it is family first, or business first. They can then choose among various options to settle the future framework
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