Family Business Model

The DNA and business model of successful family businesses

Family businesses are not successful by definition. The most successful family businesses live a model that is “radically different”. No matter whether in Hamburg or Palermo, Zurich or Vienna, the DNA of the best family businesses is made up of 10 features that connect these companys beyond any geographical borders. This conclusion is the result of an empirical study involving more than 200 European family businesses.

The Family Business Model is a business model from and for family businesses that needs to be understood in order to derive useful initiatives for one’s own business. It can be analysed, studied and applied in practice.

Do you want to analyse your company without much effort, without external consulting, without workshops and in an easy way? Thanks to the online Family Business Model Tool you can identify the strengths and weaknesses of your company in the specific DNA strands of the business model, lived by the best family companies. The Family Business Model Tool was designed to do just that! Answer the questions about the 10 successful DNA strands and receive your personal evaluation.

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You also have the opportunity to analyse the Family Business Model with selected executives of your company and family members. In return you will receive the desired number of individual Family Business Model Tool accesses. Anyone can answer the questions personally. You will receive a weighted average result of all participants and each participant will also receive his individual report. The Family Business Model Tool helps you to analyse your business and focus on strategic focal points, whether you want to do this alone or with your confidants.

Create the opportunity to work specifically on the topics of your future success.

Would you like even deeper insights into the world of the DNA of the best family businesses? Then we recommend our book “Radically Different. The DNA of Successful Family Businesses.” (you may find it here in italian or here in german).