Family Business Management guides clients in all stages of family business
operations, from making the decision to start a business to planning for
retirement. Family Business Management can make a difference in the way your
family does business.
Family-owned businesses have rules all their own. They encounter
difficulties any other enterprise faces, as well as adjust to relationship
issues related to working together day in and day out.
Family-owned businesses are unique. Complex issues are inherent
in each. Building a profitable business while maintaining a successful marriage
can be precarious at best. Integrating adult children into key company
positions can be a source of optimism and success or it can lead to
Bringing non-family members into a growing business can be a
source of strength or be a move to sabotage it. Conducting the day-to-day
activities can be productive and profitable. They can create a serious crisis
when it's time for retirement and succession planning.
Recognizing the need for outside assistance often comes only
after the marriage is in trouble, the adult children estranged and the business
dissolved as the principals go their separate ways.
Family Business Management's founder, Dr. Marshall W.
Northington, has written a book that addresses the
unique problems of family-owned businesses. Managing the Family Business: A
Guide for Success covers:
- Preserving a Marriage and Profitable Business Interests
- Resolution of Conflicts among the Children in the
- Intervening in Internal Disputes Relating to Addiction or
- Planning for Integrating Family Members into the
- Planning for Succession and Principal Retirement
- Family Business Retreats
- Communication, Cooperation and Control in a Family
DISCLAIMER: Dr. Northington will personally answer all
questions relating to family business management issues. He will not answer
questions relating to complex analytical mental health questions or medical
Marshall W. Northington, Ph.D.
San Rafael Medical Town Offices
6612 East Carondelet Drive
Tucson, Arizona 85710 USA