Global marketing involves planning, producing, placing, and promoting a business’ products or services in the worldwide market. When stock is well managed, profit improves. Successful stock management requires a balance between the costs and the benefits of the stock. The costs include the money tied up in stock as well as storage and insurance. The benefits include having adequate stock on hand to meet client demand. Petty, Art. Blog: Management Excellence. Leadership Caffeine: 7 Odd Ideas to Help You Get Unstuck. March 21, 2010. IKEA was founded as a pure family business, and till today IKEA’s values are based on the family business plan business concept. A family business has special features that clearly depict its business model and culture, when compared to other business models. The owner of a family business is usually someone with a strong entrepreneurial character, who sets the company’s objectives and operational strategies and wants to be in control over (most of) all the business areas. This has a great impact on the culture; strategic development and success, in the sense that the owner’s leadership style and visions are applied fully with little room to diverge from them, relying on his instincts, fully influencing the whole organization.