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July 23, 2014

Family businesses are more nimble and better able to respond to crises than non-family businesses, according to a new academic paper, which uses as a case study the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

Family businesses are more nimble and better able to respond to crises than non-family businesses, according to a new academic paper, which uses as a case study the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

May 1, 2005

According to an old adage, with age comes wisdom. In the family business world, some would beg to differ. Consider the question of why aging family business leaders tend to dawdle on the way to exit or even fail to see the good sense of preparing to pass on their business in good time.

Scott McCulloch is editor of Families in Business.

According to an old adage, with age comes wisdom. In the family business world, some would beg to differ. Consider the question of why aging family business leaders tend to dawdle on the way to exit or even fail to see the good sense of preparing to pass on their business in good time. Given the emotional trouble many entrepreneurs have selling or handing down their business you would be forgiven for thinking they were giving away one of their children. In a way, they are.
 

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