By Ann M. Dugan;Sharon P. Krone;Kelly LeCouvie Ph.D.;Jennifer M. Pendergast Ph.D.;Denise Kenyon-Rouvinez Ph.D.;Amy M. Schuman

Through tales and interviews the authors discover the altering function ladies play in contemporary kin enterprise, taking a look at the way to motivate and help ladies family, to the demanding situations girls face find the perfect stability among paintings and existence, to the position spouses play in that paintings together.

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Just a few months later, she was given a major opportunity to make a difference. Her father wanted to retire from his position as president of Follett but to continue serving as chairman. Waichler was asked to chair a nominating committee to select a new CEO. “I think the reason I was chosen was that I did not work for the company. Most of the board members did. I think I was maybe viewed as more objective,” Waichler observes. She ran a tight ship. She stipulated that anyone who served on the committee could not be a contender for the CEO role.

S. Navy for a dollar a year. It served as a military convoy ship in the North Sea. , sees the world as its community and has identified Estée’s daughter-in-law, Evelyn H. Lauder, as the company’s ambassador. She was persuaded long ago by her mother-in-law to join the company, and she has held a number of executive positions, currently as senior corporate vice president. In addition, she has involved herself and the family business in education efforts worldwide to defeat breast cancer. She initiated a fund drive to equip the Evelyn H.

The range of roles available in family businesses is diverse and allows room and opportunities for women with all kinds of talent and aspirations to make contributions. Some of the roles offer great financial rewards or an opportunity to exercise substantial power, while others offer enormous psychological satisfaction. Following is an inventory of the ways we have seen women participate in their family businesses. As you read it, think about the contribution(s) you, your mother, aunts, sisters, and female cousins are making to your own family business or have made in the past.

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