Family Business Succession: Your Questions Answered

Family Business Succession: Your Questions Answered

If you watch television or read the business pages, you already know that little or no succession planning at family businesses can lead to devastating consequences: back-stabbing, lawsuits, deteriorating business performance, and rancor and rifts within the family. Not surprisingly, many of the best-read articles on this site deal with succession -- how to do it right and the perils of doing it wrong.

This new page of FamilyBusiness.org answers many of your most important questions about succession -- including about choosing a successor, convincing the current generation of leaders to let go, making sure the next generation doesn't screw things up, using advisors, and so much more. It also includes links to two dozen of our articles and videos dealing with the topic.

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Succession Planning for Family Businesses


Kimberly Eddleston
Kimberly Eddleston
Schulze Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship / D'Amore-McKim School of Business / Northeastern University
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Mat Hughes
Mat Hughes
Schulze Distinguished Professor and Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship / School of Business / University of Leicester
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DOI: 10.32617/1055-660af4d1a51c1
Eddleston, Kimberly, and undefined. "Family Business Succession: Your Questions Answered." FamilyBusiness.org. 1 Apr. 2024. Web 14 Apr. 2024 <https://familybusiness.org/content/Family-business-succession-your-questions-answered>.
Eddleston, K., & Hughes, M. (2024, April 1). Family business succession: your questions answered. FamilyBusiness.org. Retrieved April 14, 2024, from https://familybusiness.org/content/Family-business-succession-your-questions-answered