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As part of our mission to provide resources for family businesses, we hope that you will find these pages helpful in your search for guidance in your directives and answers to your questions.

Under Recommended Reading, you will find some of our favorite books, publications and articles. In the section Business Resources, a listing of those members of the Institute for Family Business who specialize in providing services and products to family businesses is available.

Reading Resources

All in the Family…Business: A Personal Memoir and Corporate History

Another Kind of Hero: Preparing Successors for Leadership

Building a Family Business Center: The Experiences of 7 Directors

Children of Paradise: Successful Parenting for Prosperous Families

Entrepreneurs in Every Generation How Successful Family Businesses Develop Their Next Leaders

Good To Great and the Social Secotors A monograph to Accoccompany Good to Great

Hats Off to You: Balancing Roles and Creating Success in Family Business

How Families Work Together

Small Business Management: An Entrepreneur’s Guidebook

Succession: The Final Test of Greatness

The Transition Experience. What every Canadian Family business owner should know beyond success planning

Family Business Review

New Ideas from Family Business Wiki.  Family Business Wiki is all about “Sharing family business knowledge around the world” — and we hope that you will join us in reading, learning and sharing your knowledge.
December 2009
Issue of Family Business Wiki

The Private World of Family Business
By Graham Connolly and Christopher Jay
Pitman Publihsing, Australia, 1996

Transforming Business Families
By Gerald Le Van. Biltmore Press, Third Edition, 1996
Phone: 800.256.2927

Managing Your Inheritance
By Emily W. Card and Adam L. Miller. Times Business, New York, 1996

The EPL Book: A Practical Guide to Empoyment Practices Liability and Insurance
By Andrew Kaplan et al. Griffin Communications
Phone: 714.752.1058

Predatory Marketing
What Everyone in Business Needs to Know to Win Today’s Consumer



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