Assessments Can Help Develop Family Business Leaders

leaders consider a family member for promotion within the business, a next generation member’s leadership Read More...

Category: Practice Insight

Author: Doug Gray, PhD

Developing Your Business Family Strategy: Where to Start and What to Consider

learn about the business and the responsibilities of ownership, and gain skills in management, leadership Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Tom Rüsen , Isabel C Botero , Arist von Schlippe and Torsten Groth

One Family, Multiple Businesses: Preserving Harmony and Profits

For business or emotional reasons, sometimes one family ends up with more than one business under its umbrella. An entrepreneurial, ambitious family member may want to launch a new venture, or a Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

New Ways Business Owners Can Use Boards

  While boards of directors are common at large firms and nonprofits, family businesses don't always see their value or understand how to use them well.  However, according to consultant Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Family Offices: The Sober Guardians of Family Wealth

Family businesses, and the wealth they create, are run by human beings, who can be impulsive. When the wealth is substantial, often an impartial third party is the best choice to manage this wealth Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

'CHAOS' Brings Order to Family Businesses

Many people make the mistake of thinking that family businesses are simple businesses. Nothing could be further from the truth. The coexistence of two systems with differing ways of thinking—the Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Salvatore Sciascia