The Special Role of Strategic Planning for Family Businesses

John L. Ward*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Most family-owned businesses struggle to survive beyond a single generation. Strategic planning–for both business and family–can help to strengthen the family enterprise and extend its lifespan.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)105-117
Number of pages13
JournalFamily Business Review
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
  • Finance


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