Businesses in which family members have significant ownership stakes and control are the predominant form of businesses in the US. Family businesses have great difficulty in lasting more than a generation or two. Hear from an entrepreneur who has started a business with his brother on the challenges of working with family members.
The Northeastern Center for Family Business is the fourth oldest and one of the largest University-based Family Business Centers in the United States. Founded in 1991, The NU Center for Family Business has helped generations navigate the complex landscape of family business to create greater harmony and ensure success. The Center for Family Business's on-going Executive Educational programs and Peer Groups have provided support to thousands of family business owners, members and key executives.
Recently the Center for Family Business broadened its scope and services to support family businesses with the addition of undergraduate academic courses and an increased support for family business research.
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