Family Strategy Development in Business Families

This practical guide by Tom Rüsen, Arist von Schlippe and Torsten Groth assists members of business families to develop and critically reflect on their family strategy in a structured manner....


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Let’s not go there – Taboos in Family Business

Family businesses and the families that own them are known for their secrecy and discretion. Keeping a “low profile” can provide useful benefits -- for example, shelter from business competitors...


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Co-Leading Sibling Teams in Family Firms

Siblings - they love and sometimes hate each other. Today, more and more often they are supposed to lead the company together in family businesses. But why do some sibling...


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Managing Business Family Dynasties

This book deals with dynastic business families. Such families are characterized by a circle of owners comprising more than 50 family members, which typically face specific issues and challenges for...


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Longevity of Japanese Family Businesses

The lecture "Longevity of Japanese Family Businesses" was held by Dr. Sigrun Caspary and summarises the main factors which contribute to the longevity of Japanese family businesses.


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Longevity of Japanese Family Businesses

This presentation "Longevity of Japanese Family Businesses" was held by Dr. Sigrun Caspary. Dr. Caspary summarises the main factors which contribute to the longevity of Japanese family businesses.


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Female Successors: The Exception rather than the Rule

In family businesses, women in management positions are no longer an exception. A growing number of women entrepreneurs are able to combine family and work. But can such a breakdown...


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10 Golden Principles to Guide Your Succession Planning

There is no one-size-fits-allapproach to family business succession. Every situation is different and every family is uniquely complex. However, some principles appear to transcend culture and other succession variables –...


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