Leading a Family Business: Best Practices for Long-Term Stewardship

Leading a Family Business: Best Practices for Long-Term Stewardship

by Justin B. Craig Ph.D., Ken Moores Ph.D.

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Based on insights from executives across the globe, this planning guide captures the unique challenges faced by leaders of a family business and presents an approach to help these operations survive and thrive across generations.

• Includes insights from leaders of family businesses from all over the world

• Describes important characteristics for leading family and business systems successfully

• Features case vignettes showcasing the complex inner workings of family and business stewardship

• Compares the homogeneity evident in non-family enterprises versus the heterogeneity of family enterprises

• Discusses the differences between leadership in family enterprises and non-family enterprises

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440855337
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/20/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 181
Sales rank: 908,245
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Justin B. Craig, PhD, is clinical professor of family enterprise and codirector of the Center for Family Enterprises at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University as well as a consultant with the Family Business Consulting Group.

Ken Moores, PhD, DBus, is emeritus professor and founding director of the Australian Centre for Family Business at Bond University, Australia, where he previously served as professor of accounting, dean of business, vice chancellor, and president.

Table of Contents

List of White Board Illustrations vii

List of Tables and Diagrams ix

List of Exemplar Stories xi

Preface xiii

Chapter 1 Introducing Stewart Macduff 1

Chapter 2 Architecture 11

Chapter 3 Governance 27

Chapter 4 Entrepreneurs hip 43

Chapter 5 Stewardship 55

Chapter 6 Learning Leadership Roles 71

Chapter 7 The Steward 87

Chapter 8 The Architect 101

Chapter 9 The Governor 111

Chapter 10 The Entrepreneur 129

Chapter 11 Synthesis, Integration, and Final Insights 141

Appendix: Dempsey Boats Case 147

Recommended Further Reading 169

Index 175

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