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Solving the Puzzle of Ownership Alignment in a Family Enterprise

Monday, 14 August 2017

alignment  noun | ə-ˈlīn-mənt State of agreement or cooperation among persons, groups, nations and the like with a common cause or view

 

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Seven Steps to Recruiting Value Add Independent Directors

Monday, 14 August 2017

Incorporating independent directors into a family firm’s board is considered one of the standards for family business success. The prospect of

 

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Delivering a Difficult Message: Performance Feedback in a Family Business

Monday, 14 August 2017

“My brother is not pulling his weight at work, which means more work for our mother and me. I don’t know what to do about it… so I do nothing,

 

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Useful Links

 

Business Organisations

 

Plato Ireland                                         www.plato.ie                     
Chambers of Commerce of Ireland www.chambers.ie
Irish Business & Employers Federation (IBEC) www.ibec.ie                  
Small Firms Association (SFA) www.sfa.ie
Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association (ISME) www.isme.ie

 

 

Family Business

 

European Family Businesses                                          www.efb-geef.eu
The Family Business Network                                       www.fbn-i.org                  

 

 

Government Departments & Agencies

 

Department of Justice. Equality & Law Reform www.justice.ie                         
Irish Government www.irlgov.ie
National Development Plan www.ndp.ie                                         
Department of Enterprise, Trade & Employment www.entemp.ie                    
BASIS - Business Access to State Information & Services                                   www.basis.ie                                   
Department of Community, Rural & Gaeltacht Affair www.pobail.ie
Companies Registration Office www.cro.ie
Revenue Commissioners                                                                             www.revenue.ie
eTenders Procurement www.etenders.gov.ie
Data Protection Commissioner                                                                       www.dataprotection.ie
European Union europa.eu
Northern Ireland Executive www.northernireland.gov.uk
InterTradeIreland www.intertradeireland.com

 

Patenting

 

Patents Office                                                                           www.patentsoffice.ie                  
European Patent Office                                                                                                 www.european-patent-office.org

 

State Agencies

 

Teagasc www.teagasc.ie
Health and Safety Authority www.hsa.ie
Enterprise Ireland                                                                                                              www.enterprise-ireland.com          
FÁS www.fas.ie                                    
Bord Bia                     www.bordbia.ie
Forfás www.forfas.ie
IDA Ireland www.ida.ie
Small Business Forum                                                                                        www.smallbusinessforum.ie
Food Safety Authority of Ireland www.fsai.ie

 

Education

 

University College Cork www.ucc.ie
UCD www.ucd.ie          
Queens University                                         www.qub.ac.uk 
Trinity College Dublin                                                  www.tcd.ie                  
University of Limerick www.ul.ie

 

 

Business Resources & Financial Links

 

Business and Finance www.businessandfinance.ie
Financial Times    www.ft.com
Irish Times                                                                                                                         www.ireland.com                              
London Times                                                                                                 www.thetimes.co.uk                      
Sunday Business Post www.thepost.ie