Anointed or Appointed? Father-Daughter Succession in Family Business
Wed, 25/11/2020 – The following news story is an excerpt from the Irish Times (9 Oct 2020) “Succession: Daughters have their work cut out in family businesses” by Olive Keogh. Capturing the essence of recent father-daughter succession research led by Principal Investigator Prof Maura McAdam at DCU Business School and National Centre for Family Business.
“In short, daughter successors must engage in particular forms of identity work if they are to overcome the general invisibility of women in family businesses.”
“I had worked alongside my parents for years, so I knew the business inside-out, and they prepared well me by putting me out front in meetings and discussions with suppliers from a few years before.
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