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According to the Family Business Institute, only about 30 percent of family businesses survive into thesecond generation, 12 percent are still viable into the third generation, and only about 3 percent of allfamily businesses operate into the fourth generation or beyond.Family business failuresare primarily dueto the lack of family business succession planning. The key toeffective governance for a family business is recognizing when the family business is moving from onestage to another, such as from the controlling owner (i.e., the original owner) to a sibling partnershipwhere siblings have an ownership interest and/or some family shareholders are not working in thebusiness. By designing revisions to the governance structure that will meet the needs of the owners for thenext stage, expectations and responsibilities are likely to be clearer, contributing to a more successfulbusiness venture.
Fig 6.3 Some Corporation Types:Corporations can fit in more than one category;A benefit (B) corporationis certified to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance,accountability, and transparency. Review the Seeking Sustainability box for an example.For Sea to Table,being a B corporation means developing relationships with sustainable fisheries needing better access tomarkets, thus creating a direct connection between fishermen and chefs. This allows the company to keepits supply lines transparent while eliminating the costly middlemen. Not only do business models like thishelp society, but their compassionate goals tend to lure in some of the most talented people in the jobmarket. It just goes to show that profits aren’t the only way to measure success in the business world.A Crown corporationis one that can only be registered by the provincial or federal government.A domestic corporationconducts business in its home country (e.g., Canada only).A multinational corporationis a firm that operates in several countries.A non-profit (or not-for-profit) corporationis one that does not seek personal profit for its owners.A private (closed) corporationis one whose shares are held by a few people and are not available to thegeneral public.A professional corporationis a private corporation whose owners provide professional services (e.g.,accountants and architects).A public (open) corporationsells shares to the general public.Advantages of Corporations:1.Limited liability of owners.A major advantage. Limited liability means that the owners of abusiness are responsible for losses only up to the amount they invest. Many corporations inCanada have the letters Ltd. after their name, which speaks to this limited liability. Others endtheir names with Inc. (for incorporated) or Corp. (for corporation) to indicate their status. Beaware that you should not incorporate if it is your intention to use this ownership form as a way toavoid your debts. As a sole proprietorship or partnership, the debts the business incurs remain

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