Disagreements between shareholders are frequent and sometimes have deleterious consequences on the company. Even when the business is successful, conflict is around the corner. According to Harvard Business Review, the clash between different personalities is the driving force that makes relations between partners degenerate. Although this recurrent and dangerous conflict is known, SMEs rarely prepare tools to settle internal frictions in bonis. In this regard, the article suggests some possible operating methods. When divorce becomes inevitable, some solutions can be adopted (reciprocal put and call options, Russian roulette, Texas shootout, Mexican shootout….): The passage also mentions these tools.

EconomyMag 9/2019