Family business training: a Canadian perspective
Ibrahim, A.B., Soufani, Khaled and Lam, J. (2003) Family business training: a Canadian perspective Education and training, 45 (8/9). pp. 474-482. ISSN 0040-0912Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00400910310508865
Abstract: Family firms play an important role in the working of the Canadian economy; despite their importance to the economic activities and job creation it is observed that family businesses have lower survival rates than non-family firms, some argue that this can possibly be attributed (amongst other factors) to the lack of training. Most of the training activities in Canadian family businesses tend to be limited, and it is argued that family firms tend to perceive training more as an expense than an asset that enhances future growth and development of the business. This paper introduces a training framework and a coherent strategy that provides key elements of a national training agenda for Canadian small family firms, including the role of various relevant organizations.
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