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Weston Nurseries Inc.(A)

Case Number: 5-105-002(A), Year Published: 2004

HBS Number: KEL147

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Authors: John Ward; Brian Colton

Key Concepts

Family Business, Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Crisis Management, Succession Planning


Brothers in a multi-generation family business engage in a power struggle and the board must decide on a new leadership strategy.

Number of Pages: 18

Extended Case Information

Teaching Areas: Entrepreneurship, Family Business, Management, Organizational Behavior, Strategy

Geographic: East Coast United States

Industry: Plant Nursery

Organization Name: Weston Nurseries

Organization Department: Board of Directors

Organization Size: Medium

Decision Maker Position: Board

Decision Maker Gender: Male

Year of Case: 2002