Family Firms Challenged with Executive Decisions

MADISON, NJ (May 13, 2014)— Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship will be hosting a presentation for family businesses on Thursday,  May 29, 2014 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Rutherford Room, Ferguson Recreation Center, as part of its 2014 O.Berk Company Family Business Forum program. 

“Executive Decisions”

Speaker: Len Green, CPA, MBA, Founder and Chairman, The Green Group

This session will be in the form of an interactive family business case study where attendees will role play the characters and be asked to make executive decisions. This 'live' case study will illustrate the complex succession dynamics within family firms. Prizes will be awarded for the “best solutions” at the conclusion of the session. Facilitated by renowned family business expert Len Green, it will focus on current challenges facing family businesses, and provide members and attendees tools and best practices on how to best handle a range of situations that affect all members involved in family enterprises.

Part of the Silberman College of Business since 1989, the mission of the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship is to teach and support entrepreneurship and innovation in the academic, business and nonprofit communities. An outstanding entrepreneurship curriculum taught by an excellent faculty has helped make the academic program among the finest in the nation (as ranked by the Princeton Review). The Rothman Institute is excited to celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2014.

Established in 1992, the O.Berk Company Family Business Forum is the only organization of its kind in the state. Its interactive educational programs and peer support groups help members of family-owned firms effectively deal with important issues such as succession planning, conflict management, and organizational strategy. 

For more information or to register, call the Rothman Institute at (973) 443-8842 or feel free to visit for their full schedule of O.Berk Company Family Business Forum events.  Admission is free for first time guests, and registration is required. Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham is located at 285 Madison Avenue in Madison, N.J.

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