May 20, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
The Brown Hotel - 335 West Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202
Begins at 8:00 a.m. in the Crystal Ballroom- 3rd Floor
Dr. Deb Houden, Director – University of Wisconsin Family Business Center:
Deb Houden, Ph.D, is the Director of the UW Family Business Center. Dr. Houden helps the members and sponsors of the Family Business Center by providing resources, tools, and knowledge that are needed to navigate their specific issues. She earned her bachelor, masters, and doctorate degrees from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, specializing in communication, conflict resolution, and perceptions of fairness. Her specialization led to family business consulting with Dean Fowler Associates, and most recently, Houden & Associates. She also holds a Certificate in Family Business Advising from the Family Firm Institute.
Deb has lectured in numerous courses at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, including Interpersonal Communication, Communication and Conflict Resolution, and most currently Issues in Family Business Ownership in the School of Business. She has also spoken at numerous industry conferences on similar topics.
This workshop is also available in Evansville, IN on May 21st. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Family Business Members - $40
Professional Adviosr Members: $65
Non-Member - $95
How to Manage Chronic Conflict in Your Family Enterprise
Have you ever had a relationship with someone where, time after time, your interactions left you frustrated or angry? In a family enterprise, where the relationship is both personal and professional, this scenario can be a frequent occurrence.
Learn how to:
1. manage conflict within the family business, especially when it’s chronic or repetitive, and
2. respond constructively to that one sibling, cousin, aunt or uncle who is consistently disruptive in the workplace.
Blog posts by Dr. Deb Houden, Director – University of Wisconsin Family Business Center:
How Much Do We Communicate By Not Saying Anything?
Who Are You Setting Up for Your Disappointment Today?
Codes Of Conduct Bring Families Together To Listen By Dennis Jaffe
Dealing With Dissent By Jayne Pearl
From Family Business Conflict To Family Connectedness By Dirk Junge
Getting A Grip On Conflict By Doug Baumoel