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How Boards Work in Brazil (Part 3)

by Stephanie Brun de Pontet & John L. Ward We surveyed 100 large, sophisticated family firms in Brazil, at a recent workshop we led for HSM.  Following is their board experience. What Type of Board? 40% have a family dominated … Continue reading

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What They Think in Brazil (Part 2)

by Stephanie Brun de Pontet & John L. Ward We continue to share the results of a survey of 100 significant family firms in Brazil which were part of a program hosted by HSM, a program we were very privileged … Continue reading

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Family Business Practices in Brazil (Part 1)

by Stephanie Brun de Pontet & John L. Ward We had the special pleasure of conducting a two-day workshop for HSM for 250 people from more than 100 significant Brazilian family firms. In this and subsequent web posts, we share … Continue reading

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Relating the Family and the Business in Brazil

by Stephanie Brun de Pontet & John L. Ward At a recent seminar we led in Brazil, hosted by HSM, and attended by 250 individuals from family firms based across that country, we found the following results in an anonymous … Continue reading

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In Brazil, Celebrating Some Paradoxes

Grupo Simtnes has been part of Brazil’s Amazon environment for more than 65 years. It seems to thrive on two paradoxical principles: “With eyes set to the future, but without neglecting its Amazonian roots…” “A mysterious and fascinating region that … Continue reading

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