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The family business on the couch

a psychodynamic-systems perspective

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Family Business on the Couch: A Psychological Perspective
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Family Business on the Couch: A Psychological Perspective
2010, Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John
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Family Business on the Couch: A Psychological Perspective
2010, Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John
in English
Cover of: Family Business on the Couch
Family Business on the Couch: A Psychological Perspective
2008, Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John
in English
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Family Business on the Couch: A Psychological Perspective
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Table of Contents

Questions and observations
Introduction
A psychological perspective on business families
Psychodynamic and family systemic perspectives
Key ideas from the psychodynamic approach
The role of transference and countertransference
The family systemic perspective
A therapeutic alliance
A summing-up
The challenges of love and work
Conflicting goals in the family business
The tree-circles model
How conflict can develop
Family business practices: assessing strengths and weaknesses
The interface of business and family practices
Assessing the health of a family business
Reflection and learning
The life cycle as an organizing construct
The multiple life cycles of the family business
Key models of human psychological development
The family life cycle
Carter and McGoldrick's family-based life cycle model
Applying the life cycle in family businesses
Narcissism, envy, and myths in family firms
Personality types
Managerial implications of dysfunctional narcissism
The importance of individuation
The family firm as transitional object
The power of envy
Games families play: the role of family myths
The impact of family myths on the family business
Summary
The entrepreneur: alone at the top
Common personality characteristics of founder-entrepreneurs
Larry Ellison and Oracle
Deciphering the inner theater of the entrepreneur
Common defensive structures in founder-entrepreneurs
Maintaining the balance
Leadership transition: replacing a parent as CEO
Options for tackling the succession problem
The inheritance
Psychological pressures on new leaders
Staying on course
A systemic view of the business family
A two-way relationship
The evolution of systems theory
The development of family-systems theory
The family-systems proposition
Family scripts and rules
Family scripts in the family business
A practical example of family systems thinking
Diagnosing family entanglements
The family genogram
The circumplex model of marriage and family systems
Differentiation of self from family of origin
The family stories
Integration and action
Addressing transitions and change
Lewin's ideas on change
Kets de Vries' model of individual change
Major themes in the individual journey towards change
The process of change within organizations
The change process in families
Family-focus or organization-focus?
The vicissitudes of family business
The Steinbergs: a study in self-destruction
The immigrant dream
The mother's son
The entrepreneur's son
Sam as a family leader
The entrepreneur's dilemma: passing the baton
The next generation
Irving Ludmer: play it again, Sam
A family systems perspective on the Steinbergs
The effects of Sam Steinberg's inner world on the family business
The inner theatre of Sam's daughters
What if?
Putting family business intervention into practice
The family action research process
The succession conundrum
The role of the outside adviser
Advice to families seeking help
The benefits pf a psychodynamic-systems perspective.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Genre
Case studies.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
338.6/42
Library of Congress
HD62.25 .K485 2007

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL18004830M
ISBN 13
9780470516713
LC Control Number
2007026418
Goodreads
1593846

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