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Unformatted text preview: Francisco Pérez-González. Last year, a London School of Eco-nomics/McKinsey study found simi-lar performance lags in firms run by second genera-tions in Britain, France, and Ger-many. The com-bination of a small selection pool, along with the lack of moti-vation by family members who are guaranteed jobs, predictably leads to less successful businesses. Pérez-González puts it another way: “Think about a soccer tour-The family business: Bill Ford (right) handed his troubled company to an outsider in September. TOP:BILL PUGLIANO/GETTY IMAGES; BOTTOM: CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: COURTESY OF YOUTUBE; FRANCOIS LENOIR/REUTERS; MIKE HUTCHINGS/REUTERS; ISTOCK-PHOTO; ISTOCKPHOTO; COURTESY OF STARBUCKS; ISTOCKPHOTO...
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