Chicago is a relationship city and family-run businesses understand the value in building strong relationships and local networks, which continues to serve them well. But with the pressures of globalization, has the dynamic of operating a privately held family run business changed? How has running a business had to adjust to account for these changes? And, has running a business in the current environment changed the dynamic around the Thanksgiving Day table?
Join WBEZ in our community room for a discussion with Marty Ozinga IV, Steve Baird and Bill Terlato, three leaders of legacy Chicago family businesses, moderated by esteemed University of Chicago economics professor, Steven Kaplan, as they share their unique perspectives of the changing environment of business in Chicago and its effect on the family.