The Harvard Business Review Family Business Handbook: How to Build and Sustain a Successful, Enduring Enterprise

  • 10h 45m 20s
  • Josh Baron, Rob Lachenauer
  • Gildan Media
  • 2020

The one audiobook you need to navigate the complex decisions and critical relationships necessary to create and sustain a healthy family business - and business family.

Though "family business" may sound like it refers only to mom-and-pop shops, businesses owned by families are among the most significant and numerous in the world. But surprisingly few resources exist to help navigate the unique challenges you face when you share the executive suite, tax returns, and holidays. How do you make the right decisions, critical to the long-term survival of any business, with the added challenge of having to do so within the context of a family?

This comprehensive handbook brings you sophisticated guidance and practical advice from family business experts Josh Baron and Rob Lachenauer. Based on their decades-long experience working closely with a wide range of family businesses around the world, the authors present proven methods and approaches.

In this Audiobook

  • 1. Decode Your Family Business
  • 2. The Power of Family Ownership
  • 3. Design: Choose the Type of Family Ownership You Want
  • 4. Decide: Structure Governance to Make Great Decisions Together
  • 5. Value: Create an Owner Strategy to Define Your Success
  • 6. Inform: Use Effective Communication to Build Trusted Relationships
  • 7. Transfer: Plan for the Transition to the Next Generation
  • 8. The Business Family: Four Disruptions You Will Face and What to Do about Them
  • 9. Working in a Family Business
  • 10. Family Employment Policy
  • 11. How to Be Responsible with the Wealth of Your Family Business
  • 12. Conflict in the Family Business
  • 13. The Family Office in a Family Business
  • 14. The Dangers of Losing What You've Built