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EDITORS' NOTES.(family businesses; Germany; Middle East)(Brief Article)(Editorial)
September 1, 2000... The years following World War II gave witness to one of the most amazing transformations of the global economic power structure in world history. In Europe, Germany lay in ruins, its industry shattered by war and its territory divided by the allies. Yet, within three decades, West Germany...
Family Businesses in Germany: Significance and Structure.(contains bibliography)(Industry Overview)
September 1, 2000... This paper shows the relevance of family businesses to the German economy and their structure with respect to ownership, governance, and management. The data show that ownership, rather than governance or management, is the key to differentiating family from nonfamily businesses. As...
The Contribution of Leadership Style and Practices to Family and Business Success.(contains bibliography)(Industry Overview)
September 1, 2000... Based on Dyer's (1986) study of family business cultures, this study derives five approaches to leadership: participative, autocratic, laissez-faire/mission, expert, and referent. It argues that participative, expert, and referent leadership should produce positive outcomes for the business...
Financial Management Techniques in Family Businesses.(contains bibliography)(Industry Overview)
September 1, 2000... This paper explores financial management techniques of family businesses. We surveyed family businesses to understand the extent to which they use capital budgeting techniques, risk adjustment techniques, and working capital management techniques. We found that more established, larger...
Challenges Facing Family Companies in the Gulf Region.(contains bibliography)(Industry Overview)
September 1, 2000... Introduction In the 21st century, family businesses in all areas of the world face significant challenges and plentiful opportunities. The growth and survival of family firms depends on their ability to address these challenges, capitalize on their strengths, and take advantage of the...