Ivey Publishing

Product Details

Mid-State Trucking and Storage
Product Number:
9B13M036
Publication Date:
04/25/2013
Revised Date:
04/25/2013
Length:
5 pages (5 pages of text)
Product Type:
Case (Gen Exp)
Source:
Northeastern University
An accounting firm has just informed the president of a 55-year-old, third-generation family-owned and -operated company that the family business is beginning to struggle financially. This news pushes years of simmering tensions and conflict within the family business into open conflict. The president has accused his sister, a vice president, of not doing her job. The sister is frustrated and needs to decide what action to take.
Learning Objective:
This case can be used to identify causes of conflict within a family business, the development of sound succession planning strategies and management structures, and key concepts from Bowen’s family systems theory.
Issues:
Disciplines:
General Management/Strategy,  Entrepreneurship
Industries:
Transportation and Warehousing
Setting:
United States, Small, 2008
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$5.30 CAD / $5.00 USD Printed Copy
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Permissions
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Digital Download
You Might Also Like...

Save In: