The Austin Family Business Program excels as a pacesetting family business resource. We prepare family businesses to balance the well-being of the business, the family and individuals, as they address the challenges and opportunities which inevitably arise, day to day and during succession. We foster healthy family businesses—through innovative tools, hands-on learning opportunities and honest talk.
We come across many family businesses that are in the midst of succession planning to allow the older generation to retire. With the looming tax increases and increased cost and complexity of doing business, the right solution for many of these is to sell the business. However, many family businesses would rather remain independent, but… Continue readingRead full story.
This November Oregon State University’s College of Business was officially invited to be one of ten affiliates in the North American region. OSU’s membership provides a strong opportunity for the College’s new faculty members to access family business data as they begin to conduct and publish research. It provides the Austin Family Business Program with… Continue readingRead full story.
Introducing new people and relationships to the family business can strain the existing family dynamic. When members of the next generation get married, or older family members date…