Handbooks

A resource for family firm leaders and directors from the publisher of Family Business Magazine
Families and businesses grow more complex with each generation. Keeping a family together into the fourth generation and beyond as stewards of shared wealth and business assets requires intention and planning. This book offers practical advice on the following topics for readers who aspire to...
$95.00
A Practical Guide to Succession Planning for the 21st Century
The original Family Business Succession Handbook, published in 1997, was so successful that every copy was sold. This completely revised edition, featuring up-to-the-minute content, serves as a critical guide to the many issues that arise when a family-owned firm looks to transfer leadership to the...
$95.00
The Complete Resource for Effective Active and Inactive Shareholder Dealings
The 124-page Family Business Shareholder's Handbook focuses on helping active and inactive family company owners to understand and work effectively with each other. The 11th in our series of acclaimed Handbooks, The Family Business Shareholder's Handbook covers such important topics as: Boards of...
$95.00
Practical, Step-by-Step Advice on Sustaining Your Company for Future Generations
The Family Business Policies & Procedures Handbook offers tools and tips for owners and managers of family firms, as well as real-life examples of how the strategies have been implemented in successful family companies, and why they worked so well. Topics addressed include: Developing a family...
$95.00
Who do you envision leading your family business 25 years from now? Your son? Daughter? Niece or nephew? An in-law? Perhaps a non-family employee? The most critical challenge facing your family business is smart succession planning. That's why it's important that you have the foresight to...
$95.00
The Complete Resource for Building and Managing a Family-Owned Company
The Family Business Management Handbook is dedicated to helping business owners manage the complex interaction between family and enterprise as they strive to create a more efficient, profitable and harmonious company. The 120-page Handbook is a comprehensive "how-to" manual that distills the best...
$50.00
The Complete Resource for Improving Your Leadership Skills and Developing Leaders in Your Family and Business
The Family Business Leadership Handbook is specifically designed to help business owners unleash the power that strong leadership can bring to a family company. Its 164 pages cover the topic's complete range of issues: the nature of leadership, leadership in the business, leadership in the family,...
$50.00
Strategies and Techniques for Increasing Revenues, Profits and Shareholder Value
Featuring the best thinking of top experts and experienced business leaders, The Family Business Growth Handbook covers every aspect of growing revenues and earnings, from planning, to financing, to motivating employees and family members. It is the complete resource for all family businesses that...
$50.00
The Guide for Achieving Consensus in Your Family and Your Company
Even the closest families have disagreements. Even the best-run businesses experience discord. So it's not surprising that family businesses - with their mix of older and younger generations, active and inactive shareholders, family and non-family employees - are ripe for conflict. It's simply...
$95.00
Practical and Perceptive Advice on Rewarding and Motivating Family and Non-family Employees
How can our family members' expectations and jealousies be openly addressed so fair, rational pay systems can be developed? How can we reward family members for their contributions to the business in a way that won't result in favoritism charges from non-family employees? How can our company design...
$50.00
The Complete Resource for Creating and Sustaining Effective Sibling, Cousin, Husband-Wife, and Executive and Employee Teams
Building Strong Family Teams focuses on the challenges in creating effective co-leadership teams in a family business. Comprehensive and packed with real-life examples, it provides proven techniques and practical models that will increase the power of teamwork throughout the company. Its 170+ pages...
$50.00