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Potential Capability and Organizational Transition: An Application of Elliott Jaques' Stratified Systems Theory in a Family-Owned Business

@inproceedings{King1997PotentialCA,
  title={Potential Capability and Organizational Transition: An Application of Elliott Jaques' Stratified Systems Theory in a Family-Owned Business},
  author={S. W. King and George T. Solomon},
  year={1997}
}
The ability for a family-owned business to transition from one organizational stage to another can be extremely difficult. It requires the owner and their managers to develop new skills as the business grows. Unfortunately, many family-owned businesses do not survive the transformation. The problem may stem from the owners’ and their managers’ potential capability. An exploratory study was conducted using Elliott Jaques’ Stratified System Theory to understand the difficulties facing a family… Expand
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