A Study of Family Businesses

This first study aims to know characteristics and development strategies of family business.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

The Costa Rican Chamber of Family Enterprises (CACEF) performed a study of family firms, which aims to determine current dynamics of family businesses, their characteristics and future succession strategies, professionalism and international projections.

From this research, a final report will be published to compare results obtained from other Latin American countries.

Elfinancierocr.com reports, "The study is worldwide and aims to determine characteristics, development strategies and internal dynamics of large, medium and small family businesses in the country."

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The XIII National Private Enterprise Conference 2013 will be held on April 29, and will focus on the role of businesses and the investment climate.

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The list of reasons for this serious absence begins with the culture of salaried employees, which is instilled at home and in educational institutions.

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