Case Study

Four generations of the Owens family (B)

8 pages
March 2005
Reference: IMD-3-1493

How the businesses fared after the firm was split up in 1974 and how each brother managed his company for the future are the subjects of the B case. Efforts by one branch of the family to avoid the kinds of problems that brought about the division of the original family business are outlined. Governance and ownership issues now faced by the next generation are highlighted.

Succession, Change, Retail
Finance and Insurance
Field Research
© 2005
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