EEE 375/600: Entrepreneurial Family Business Management
Department of Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises
Whitman School of Management
September 8, 2015
2 minute game
Pick only FB, one you know well, or one that you want
to get to know better
What is the business?
When founded? By whom?
Where do they operate?
What do they do? Industry?
Sept 1, 2015
Graduate/upper-class elective level
Preferably taken EEE370 for UG
About keeping the entrepreneurial spirit
alive in a family business across
Dealing with confli
The importance of
SEP 3, 2015
Issues with finding readings?
Basics of FB
Getting ready for next class
Family-owned firms are one of the foundations of
the worlds business community. Their creation
EEE 375 day two
Vast majority of businesses in US are Family Owned
70% of all new firms have family involvement
35-40% of fortune 500 are family owned
60% of public firms remain under family influence
As firms grow beyond 20 employees, the likelihood of i
Foundations of entrepreneurial family business
Some basic models: systems, resource, agency & stewardship views
Some of the common traps & making connections
The main assignment: will get a bit of time next Thursday to decide on teams, any others want to