Family Business

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Family Business

A company in which one person or a group of related persons is the controlling shareholder. The term connotes a small business, but some family businesses are large, publicly-traded corporations. In the latter case, family members often serve on the board of directors and may appoint some of their number to major executive positions.
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Capitalizing on the many advantages of family-owned enterprise, while avoiding its pitfalls, ensures not only stable business growth, but stable family life.
Harris is CEO of Coalinga, California-based Harris Ranch, a family-owned enterprise since 1937, with farming, beef production, and horse breeding businesses that are among the world's leaders, employing more than 1,600 people.
VITA Zahnfabrik is an independent, family-owned enterprise now in its third generation.
Pinnacle, is a family-owned enterprise that operates 127 banks in eight states, with assets of $6.
Threshold Group is a family-owned enterprise with approximately 50 family clients in 35 states, 40 employees across four offices in the US, and $3 billion in assets.
Al-Futtaim s Automotive Group will be administering the new company and will further boost Al-Futtaim Group s family-owned enterprise, which spans more than 65 companies in sectors as diverse as commerce, industry and services.
The family-owned enterprise headquartered in Minden, Westphalia, has a staff of 4,700 employees worldwide.
a leading provider of human capital management services, today announced that The Jackson Companies, a family-owned enterprise of golf course and campground establishments in South Carolina, has selected the ADP Vitality wellness program to help combat a top business challenge - rising healthcare costs.
Silicon Valley-based Zircon, in business for more than 30 years, remains a family-owned enterprise.
Beginning with the March 2009 issue, Family Business Review - the only scholarly publication devoted exclusively to exploration of the dynamics of the family-owned enterprise - will be published by SAGE, a distinguished international publisher of journals, books and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets.
The Canadian family-owned enterprise specializes in infection control products, training, consulting and services in both the dental and medical industries in over 100 countries around the world.
O'Dell is President of O'Dell Valuation Consulting, LLC, CPAs and Principal and Chief Financial Officer of a family-owned enterprise engaged in real-estate development, construction, and a hotel and restaurant business.