Talking with Francisca Sinn, an expert in Family
"90% of companies in the world are
In the case of Santander Botin family group and split the
entertaining exhibition of lawyer-and PhD in Engineering- Francisca
Sinn, who is director of the Center for Family Business and Project
Step Chile, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, with extensive
experience the strategy that these companies must face to adapt
their corporate governance and demands of the times.
Along with defining the characteristics of a family business
entrepreneurship such as the sus- spoke of the concept of
"familiness" with its attributes of human, social,
patient characteristics and survival capital. She noted as well
that "family businesses are more willing to make long-term
And in addressing the present time, where the economy is
focusing its hopes on emerging economies, she said today the
"90% of companies in the world are family", while
"in Chile represent 75% of companies" .
As for forecasts, the specialist said that by 2025 40% of large
global companies will be familiar, while in 2010 it was only
However, with some examples of specific situations, she
explained that today these businesses have great challenges to
improve their management. "Consider that less than 1/3 of
these companies survive the first generation ... And only 3%
achieved exceed the fourth generation." To achieve this, she
stressed that the important thing is not the company itself, which
can be sold and change of ownership, but keep the spirit of
"family business". In this regard, the importance of
"shared goals" addressed. She noted that "personal
transformation processes are very motivating in this
At the end of the meeting, Carolina del Rio, CEO of Clarke,
Modet & Cº Chile, stressed the importance of spreading to
the entire team of a company, beyond family ties, that "these
shared objectives achieved interpret dreams of all. A family
business that I managed to professionalize. But the whole process
should be extrapolated to any company where everyone should work to
build that love to build and improve the productivity of a company,
but do not be yours. "
"Ultimately, the task of a leader is to make those who work
there want what they do," Francisca Sinn ended. "A good
leader is the one who manages to capture DNA other with what the
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