Family businesses are the most common form of enterprise in the world, and
also in the Netherlands, the contribution of family businesses should not be
underrated. As the name defines, family businesses distinguish themselves from
others by the interaction or mutual overlap between two systems, and this
interaction lays the foundation for the strengths and weaknesses of the company.
The problem faced by many family businesses is that the two systems are not
necessarily compatible, since families and businesses exist for fundamentally