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Family wars: classic conflicts in family business and how to deal with them

Author: Gordon, Grant ; Nicholson, NigelPublisher: Kogan Page, 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 290 p. : Ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780749446307Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Family Wars Classics Conflicts in Family Business and How to Deal with Them Contents List of figures Acknowledgements 1 Family wars 2 The ideas: the roots of family warfare Families at war 6; The roots of conflict 10; Gene politics and the family firm 15; Family dynamics 22; Culture and personality 27 3 Brothers at arms Introduction 35; Koch Industries - destructive redress 38; The Reliance story - the myth of unity 42; The Dassler family - racing for supremacy 50; The Mondavi family a bitter cup 55; The Gallo family - vintage conflicts 60 4 Fighting for the crown Introduction 68; The McCains - when the chips are down 73; IBM - the Watsons - a struggle for identity 85; Bata Shoe - a struggle for strategy 90 5 The house that hubris built Introduction 96; The Ford family - parental oppression 99; The Dart Group - an excess of willpower 105; Château d'Yquem - the perils of condescension 109; The Redstone ix xi 1 5 35 68 96 family - the leader's iron grip 114; Solid Waste and the Waxman family - greed, deception and destruction 118 6 Heads in the sand - the insularity trap 123 Introduction 123; The Guinness story - sliding into scandal 125; The Sakowitz story - the unchecked leader 131; The Steinberg story - falling apart, together 140; The Louisville Times and the Binghams - losing the legacy 149; Seagram and the Bronfmans - the runaway leader 159 7 Schism - the house divided Introduction 166; Pritzker - fighting for the spoils 169; The LA Times Group and the Chandlers - the centrifugal family 179; Freedom Communications and the Hoiles - a battle for control 185; The Pathak family - spice wars 188 8 Un-civil war Introduction 191; U-Haul and the Shoens - a shattered dynasty 192; The Gucci family - a tragic Italian opera 208 9 The lessons - the price of war and the prize of peace From poisoned roots to the fruits of success - the essential lessons of warfare 221; Warning signs and practical measures 238; In praise of conflict 244 166 191 220 Notes Index 247 271

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