Independent retailers develop leaders, both from within the family and without
For family-owned food retailers, having blood ties to the company's founders doesn't always guarantee a ticket to the corner office. In fact, family members from some family-owned companies told SN, a key element of their success is that family members who ascend to top management positions at their companies earn their way to those posts. “We want the right people running the company,” said Bob Harmon, a vice president at Harmons, Salt Lake City, who is a third-generation owner of the ...
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