Case | HBS Case Collection | July 2005

Family Governance at the Cousin Consortium Stage

by John A. Davis and Courtney Sampson


Explains the governance system for the Eddy family, who own the Port Blakely Companies. Provides the viewer with an inside look at the running of the family council and family assembly meetings. Also provides a brief history and overview of the forestry and real estate development businesses.

Keywords: Conferences; Corporate Entrepreneurship; Corporate Governance; Business History; Business or Company Management; Family Ownership;


Davis, John A., and Courtney Sampson. "Family Governance at the Cousin Consortium Stage." Harvard Business School Multimedia/Video Case 805-160, July 2005.