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MindTap Management, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Poza/Daugherty's Family Business, 5th Edition

  • Ernesto J. Poza
  • Mary S. Daugherty
  • ISBN-10: 1337101001
  • ISBN-13: 9781337101004
  • Mixed Media
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2010, 2007
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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About the Product

MindTap Management for Poza/Daugherty's Family Business, 5th Edition, is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today’s students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie-cutter into cutting-edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. While students work through the tailored learning path, they will learn the concepts and apply these concepts in the robust assignments, including the Experiential Family Business game. Content is reinforced with practice quizzes and new cases, including cases from the Gale Business Insights database. As an instructor using MindTap, you have at your fingertips the right content and unique set of tools curated specifically for your course, all in an interface designed to improve workflow and save time when planning lessons and course structure. The control to build and personalize your course is all yours, focusing on the most relevant material while also lowering costs for your students. Stay connected and informed in your course through real-time student tracking that provides the opportunity to adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.


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"I'm convinced that the higher course ratings and grades were, in large part, a result of students' engagement. It was an unmitigated success."
— Robert Black, Global Business, SUNY Maritime College

About the Author

Ernesto J. Poza

Ernesto Poza is a professor for the Global Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. His research interests are in the areas of family business continuity, growing the family-led business, governance of family business, and family culture.

Table of Contents

1. The Nature, Importance, and Uniqueness of Family Business.
2. The Family Dynamics Challenge.
3. The Ownership Challenge.
4. The Governance and Professionalization Challenge.
Part 1 Cases:
Case 1. The Binghams and the Louisville Courier-Journal Companies.
Case 2. Power Play at the Inn.
Case 3. The Ferré Media Group.
Case 4. “She’ll Always Be My Little Sister”.
Case 5. The Vega Food Company.
5. Assessing the Family Business and Creating Conditions for the Continued Spirit of Enterprise.
6. Succession: Next Generation Development and Successor Selection.
7. Succession and the Transfer of Power.
8. Change, Adaptation, and Innovation: The Future of Family Business.
Part 2 Cases:
Case 6. Gupta Garments and Amit’s First 100 Days.
Case 7. The Ambivalent CEO of the Construction Company.
Case 8. Adams Funeral Home.
Case 9. The Cousins Tournament.
Case 10. Reliance Industries (Part A).
Case 11. Roberts Real Estate: Trans-generational Entrepreneurship or Troubled Succession?
9. Governance of the Family Business: Boards of Directors and Shareholder Meetings.
10. Governance of the Business Family: Family Meeting, Councils, and Family Offices.
11. Strategic Planning and Transgenerational Entrepreneurship.
12. Estate Planning.
13. The Owners Plan.
14. Financial and Wealth Management in the Family Business.
15. Key Nonfamily Management: The Visible Commitment to Managing the Family Business Professionally.
Part 3: Cases.
Case 12. Fasteners for Retail (Part A).
Case 13. Gome Electrical Appliances Holding Limited.
Case 14. The Son-in-Law.
Case 15. Reliance Industries (Part B).


All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Website  (ISBN-10: 1337101036 | ISBN-13: 9781337101035)

The instructor website provides an Instructor’s Manual that includes suggested answers to the end-of-chapter questions, lecture suggestions, and test questions. In addition, updated PowerPoint® slides provide all main text concepts to encourage classroom discussion and classroom engagement.

Student Supplements

MindTap Management with Live Plan, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Poza/Daugherty’s Family Business  (ISBN-10: 1337706884 | ISBN-13: 9781337706889)

MindTap Management with Live Plan allows you to use a “learn by doing” approach, creating an environment that not only helps you to better retain concepts, but also helps you get that hands-on business decision-making practice you need for the real-world! Need extra practice? Find pre-populated flashcards with the MindTap Mobile App, as well as quizzes and important course alerts. Need exam prep? Adaptive Test Prep allows you to create practice quizzes covering multiple lessons in a low-stakes environment. You receive immediate feedback so you know where you need additional help, and the test bank-like questions prepare you for what to expect on the exam.