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A Family Business Publication

Siblings and the Family Business

Making it Work for Business, the Family, and the Future

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The family business becomes much more complex as it goes from the founder to next generations. As more family members work together several challenges become apparent and can threaten the business if not addressed. This book shows the family members how to confront the problems and how to create solutions.

About the authors

STEPHANIE BRUN DE PONTET is Senior Consultant of the Family Business Consulting Group, Inc., specializing in advising family enterprises facing important transitions. She has extensive experience working with sibling teams, developing training programs to educate next generation family members, and building the framework for next generation collaborations. In addition to her consulting work, Stephanie is the executive editor of the Family Business Advisor, and recently co-authored a book with Drs. Pendergast and Ward, titled Building a Successful Family Business Board.
CRAIG E. ARONOFF is co-founder, principal, and chairman of the board of the Family Business Consulting Group, Inc., the founder of the Cox Family Enterprise Center and current Professor Emeritus at Kennesaw State University, USA. He invented and implemented the membership-based, professional-service-provider sponsored Family Business Forum, which has served as a model of family business education for universities world-wide.
DREW S. MENDOZA is managing principal of the Family Business Consulting Group, Inc. He was the founding director of the Loyola University Chicago Family Business Center during which time his consulting work addressed family firm succession, family meetings, and developing high functioning sibling and cousin teams. As the managing principal of the family business consulting group, Mr. Mendoza is currently focused on business development, assessing client needs, and finding the most appropriate resource for clients and prospective clients. In addition to his consulting work, Drew presents on a variety of family business issues for family business centers, trade organizations and advisor groups.
JOHN L. WARD is co-founder and senior advisor of the Family Business Consulting Group Inc. He is clinical professor at the Kellogg School of Management. He researches and teaches strategic management, business leadership and family enterprise continuity, governance, and philanthropy.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Pontet, Stephanie Brun (et al.)

    Pages 1-4

  • The Case for Sibling Partnerships

    Pontet, Stephanie Brun (et al.)

    Pages 5-8

  • Why This Transition Is So Hard

    Pontet, Stephanie Brun (et al.)

    Pages 9-17

  • Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Siblings

    Pontet, Stephanie Brun (et al.)

    Pages 19-27

  • Setting the Stage

    Pontet, Stephanie Brun (et al.)

    Pages 29-41

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Softcover $29.99
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  • ISBN 978-0-230-34216-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Siblings and the Family Business
Book Subtitle
Making it Work for Business, the Family, and the Future
Authors
Series Title
A Family Business Publication
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-51188-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-51188-1
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-34216-3
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
VII, 106
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