Family Business is a business that is owned, controlled and operated by the members of one or more family members. Family Businesses are conducted generation after generation. Usually in the Family Business family members are at the top management in the businesses and they employ people from outside for work in the organisation. Family business is that business in which a majority of the ownership or control in the hand of family members. Family business is the complex system. With the modernisation in corporate world the family business face various challenges like Succession issues, Identity development and Sibling rivalry, Technical problem, Competition, Have unfair reward system, Difficulties to attract outsider professional. The Indian family business is mostly managed by the owner of the business and maximum number of business in India is centralized. Most of the family business is controlled by the creator of business and the head of the business. Now day’s India has the highest share of family businesses in Asia and 663 out of 993 were listed family businesses in India.
This study examines the level of knowledge, attitude and practice of family planning among men. The study revealed that men have relatively considerable knowledge and encouraging positive attitude towards female family planning methods than male family planning methods. Female family planning methods were the most commonly used methods than male family planning methods. The gap between knowledge and practice of male family planning methods was very wide. moreover, future prevalence and practice of male methods seemed to be low. As Men’s educational level and income increases, their participation of using family planning methods also increases. Men having some kind of job practiced male methods higher than those without job. The study implies that higher level of education, access to job opportunities and income play a great role in increasing men’s participation in family planning.
There exists a positive association between respondents’ awareness of family planning practices and overall attitude towards family planning.There exists also a positive relationship between respondents’ awareness and social marketing-mix elements i.e. higher the social marketing activities, better will be the awareness about the issues like family planning.Hence NGOs and government units would better work on increasing the awareness to help develop favorable attitude towards family planning.
Approximately 2 million adolescent women in developing countries undergo unsafe abortions each year,3 and a third of all women seeking hospital care for abortion complications are under age 20. For young women who undergo unsafe abortion, short-term health problems can include infection or injuries from the procedure itself, such as a perforated uterus, cervical lacerations or haemorrhage. Keeping in mind this, present research was conducted to know the adolescent's attitude towards Family Planning & Birth Control (FPBC).
The Roles of women in family businesses and the challenges and opportunities they face in relations to these roles in the family businesses have been explored in this research. Although women are accepted very important players, yet the roles of women are not frequently well-defined. The thesis explores roles of women who play an important role in family firms and challenges and opportunities they have within the Family Businesses in Pakistan and Bangladesh. The purpose of this research is to explore what roles women in family business in Bangladesh and Pakistan have, and challenges and the opportunities they face in relation to these roles. A qualitative approach was used to accomplish the purpose of this thesis. E-mail interview questionnaires from the participants were filled to gather information regarding the roles they play in the family business and the challenges and opportunities they have in the family business. Gender and the succession issue have a central role to play in the women participation in the family business. These factors along with invisibility issue are viewed as main challenges faced by women in the family businesses.
This study focused on women’s rights situation and quality of family life in rural households of Rukiga County, Kabale district, Uganda. The study sought to understand special contribution made by the women towards family development and welfare, the extent to which women’s rights are considered in major decision making at family level and to document the effects of women emancipation and empowerment on the quality of family life in rural households.
The family has survived hundreds of years but has not remained untouched by social change. There has been gradual transformation in the forms of the family, even in India. From the joint family system it has become nuclear family and now there are single- parent family, commuting family, extended family, female-headed family- each having its own merits, demerits & unique problems. The homemakers face several kinds of problems in each type of family. Excessive problems cause stress on the home maker, which in turn, lead to their poor health, which aggravate the problems. The book presents multidimensional research analysis of various forms of family focusing on the attitude the homemakers have towards the family to which they belong, the problems they face and the coping strategies adopted by them .The coping strategies suggested in the study can be adopted by others. The book will be a rich resource material for not only the academicians but also for all those who are concerned with the welfare of the family, as, the healthy family-not only in physical terms but also in social and psychological context- leads to healthy community and to a healthy nation.
If a family-owned company is to endure and provide the maximum potential opportunity for future generations, it must plan for provision of both adequate shareholder liquidity and sufficient business capital. Many believe their options are limited: restrict money available to the family; sell the business; or go public. Rather than allowing financial pressures to destroy the family business, careful planning and sophisticated use of the growing collection of financial techniques can help the familyretain business control and make wise choices among many available alternatives. Francois deVisscher, one of the nation's leading authorities on family business finance, joins Drs. Aronoff and Ward in producing this volume. Financing Transitions: Managing Capital and Liquidity in The Family Business is a guide to: * anticipating and managing capital and liquidity needs; * understanding how the "Family Effect" can be a family business' greatest asset--or its greatest threat; * evaluating two dozenup-to-date, sophisticated financial solutions for providing liquidity and capital for the family business; * recognizing how predictable family business transitions can erupt into family crises; * avoiding the downward liquidity spiral; * keeping patient capital from becoming impatient; * controlling the family business's cost of capital; and much more... Financing Transitions: Managing Capital and Liquidity in the Family Business gives business owners the financial insight and understanding needed to provide future generations with the fullest possible opportunity to enjoy the unique benefits of business ownership.
Family Welfare Programme is a measure which not only aims at birth control but also focuses on family welfare particularly the human health. Hence, family welfare is required to be fulfilled through family service of social agencies. It aims to assist the individuals in the family to develop their capacities to live personally satisfying and socially useful lives in the family. In the context of Family Welfare Programme, the family welfare approach joins with the growing concerns of government of social progress. The family welfare message that it carries is oriented towards the health of the mother and child, the possibilities for better nutrition, housing and education. In this context, Family Welfare Programme is concerned about reproductive health, child survival and fertility regulation. However, its success depends upon the active cooperation and support of the people, especially women. The role of women and women’s organization is of crucial importance as they are the one who are vitally affected and stand to gain the most. Status of women (in terms of education, employment and health) is crucial for the better performance of Family Welfare Programme.
Although there is growing awareness of the problems posed by work-family conflict, organizations in general do little to address the issues and take appropriate measures. Yet, employers can derive valuable benefits from organizational policies and practices designed to facilitate their employee's management of the work-family interface. This research presents the business case for family-responsible management. It covers eleven organizations in four sectors of the Nigerian economy and provides an interesting testimony of what can easily be done and yet have a noticeable positive impact on HR indicators and organizational performance. Work-family policies most wanted by employees generally are identified, as well as the main obstacles to the adoption and implementation of work-family arrangements. Recommendations are made to increase public awareness, and to point the way towards becoming a family-responsible employer.
The book provides a highly structured and comprehensive approach on how culture impacts the succession planning in an entrepreneurial family firm in Nigeria with particular reference to a polygamous family. The author adopted comparative multiple case study approach by selecting five polygamous family firms for in-depth exploration of findings. The author established that a culture of polygamy, political and economic activities pose challenges in family business succession planning. More so, the result of the theoretical framework applied in this study concurred with the literature that cultural, political and economic conditions interlinked with a family business. Consequently, they have an impacts on entrepreneurial family firms succession planning and its management. This book, therefore, identifies challenges in family firms and suggests best succession planning to transfer the family business to the next generation successfully.
If approximately 70 percent of all businesses are family businesses, and two out of three dont survive to the next generation, what can you do to make sure your business will survive and thrive? Dirty Little Secrets of Family Business comes clean with much-needed info on nitty-gritty issues such as entitlement; letting employees (even family members) go when they just arent working out; compensation; including your kids in the business (when to bring them in, helping them move up, and prepping them to take over); shareholder agreements; selecting the next leader; deciding whether to keep the business or sell it; exit strategies for outgoing leaders; money matters; succession planning; communication; conflict resolution; establishing an effective board; and transitioning to the next generation. Readers can apply the numerous ideas and tips in this engaging guide to address any family business situation. Written for current and next-generation owners and utilizing multiple, firsthand stories of family business dos and donts, Dirty Little Secrets of Family Business gives you the top success strategies that you can use to build a better functioning family business. Acknowledging that every family is unique and a cookie-cutter approach is not the answer, experienced family business consultant Henry Hutcheson presents a deeper look at the underlying mechanics of what makes a family business work.
What's driving the burgeoning global Chinese family businesses? Chinese family businesses are the driving force behind Asia's economic prosperity. As the world becomes more global they have had to adapt to the new environment. This timely book draws on an extensive regional survey to reveal the key players and the strategies that will drive their success going forward. The book discusses and analyzes the business life and achievements of some prominent overseas Chinese family businesses in Asia and reveals their life philosophies, their business journey, and their family role in business. Includes analysis regarding how the senior Chinese generations prepare their children to run the business in the future Reveals that flexibility, ability to adapt to changing business environments, and resilience contribute to the success of many overseas Chinese family businesses Offers illustrative examples of successful family businesses from Malaysia, Indonesia, The Philippines, and China Based in solid research and filled with illustrative examples, The Dragon Network offers an inside look at how family businesses succeed and thrive in Asia.
This study was carried to survey the inherit family business among the Chinese. The succession of Chinese's family business in the East Coast of Malaysia since their first settlement from 19th Century until now. They was known as Nan-Hai well known in business and Small Medium Enterprise. But the modernization and globalization changing the younger generations attitudes and interesting in the business. Hence, the older generations was having the problem to handle their business. Business was the vital living for the Chinese community to survival in this Nan-Hai Region. well, this research was done to see the problematic and the way to solve this issues
Family Business Management is one of the important fields of study for all students studying in different College & Universities. So it is important master guide for all these aspirants. This also will be highly beneficial for all family business management students, academicians, researchers and scholars. The foregoing review of literature reveals that family business has its own dynamics and should be studied as a separate construct .Though this field of research is a phenomenon of last two-three decades only, a lot of research has undergone on family business issues, especially in the western countries. The literature also reveals that only few studies have been conducted on family business management in India. In view of the fact that majority of the businesses in private sector are managed by families in India, there is urgent need to explore the influence of families on business operations and performance. It is also imperative to identify the major family business concerns /problems and find solution for them.