BEST PRACTICES IN THE GOVERNANCE OF FAMILY BUSINESSES
Tuesday, 30 April 2019
11.30am – 2.30pm
IPMI International Business School
With Dr Marleen Dieleman
Associate Professor, Strategy & Family Business
National University of Singapore Business School
What governance structure do you need to ensure sustainability and longevity of the family business?
Many families face frustration if they cannot migrate their decision-making to a new model once new family members enter the family business. Missed business opportunities or tension within the family often follows. This workshop will help family owners figure out what level of governance they need given the stage their business and family is in; and provide practical tips on what questions to address when and how.
Overview of best practices in family governance and corporate governance
A clear understanding of where you stand and what actions are required
Practical examples of best practices in other Asian family firms
Practical examples of common obstacles families encounter and how to resolve them
Marleen Dieleman is associate professor at NUS Business School in Singapore. She holds a Ph.D. from Leiden University and an M.Sc. in business administration from Rotterdam School of Management.
Marleen’s field of expertise is the strategy and governance of family business groups. She published widely on these topics, including books, academic articles, book chapters, cases, reports and practical articles in international media such as the Financial Times and Forbes. She is a frequent invited speaker.
Marleen teaches in various executive education programs and is the director of the general management program for Astra International. She facilitated strategy and governance workshops for a range of companies, especially family firms in Indonesia and Malaysia, including Kalbe Farma, IOI, Chandra Asri Petrochemical, Indofood, and SMART. Marleen has also worked with large Asian family business groups as a consultant or board member, and she has a particular interest in maritime and commodity-related industries.