Welcome to Our Virtual Bookshelves
Our curated collection of the most insightful, useful, and relevant resources about family enterprise. We sift through publications around the world, and bring you a carefully chosen selection of the books, articles, videos, cases and knowledge worth sharing.
Our collection grows every week, so check in regularly for new insights.
We agree with Andrew Carnegie who felt that sharing knowledge from a library,
…outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people.
Preparing the next generation to inherit the family enterprise is the single most important determinant of a successful generational handoff. It depends significantly on both the senior generation and junior generation taking active roles in the process. Every year since 1997 at the Families in Business program at Harvard Business School, families have discussed what each generation can do to help the next generation develop as effective managers, owners and family members. Next Generation Success offers a convenient summary of these rich conversations between senior and next generation members. The perspectives of both generations are compared over a 10-year period.