Benedicts transport company: management expectations in a medium-sized family transport company

Christopherson, G and Smyrnios, K 2005, 'Benedicts transport company: management expectations in a medium-sized family transport company' in L. Glassop, D. Waddell (ed.) Managing the Family Business, Heidelberg Press, Heidelberg, Australia, pp. 195-202.


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Title Benedicts transport company: management expectations in a medium-sized family transport company
Author(s) Christopherson, G
Smyrnios, K
Year 2005
Title of book Managing the Family Business
Publisher Heidelberg Press
Place of publication Heidelberg, Australia
Editor(s) L. Glassop, D. Waddell
Start page 195
End page 202
Subjects Organisational Planning and Management
Summary Benedicts Transport Company: Management Expectations in a Medium Sized Family Transport Company, by Geoffrey Christopherson and Kosmas Smyrnios, is a story about Benedicts which is a medium-sized, privately owned transport organisation providing a broad range of road transport and logistic services in several Australian cities. The key themes to emerge from this case study include issues relating to a person- and project-oriented company culture, innovation, cross-disciplinary teams, collective versus individual responsibilities, and business families.
Copyright notice © 2005 Heidelberg Press
Keyword(s) Family-Owned Business Enterprises
Australia
Management
Small Business
ISBN 192088906X
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