Family Education For Business-Owning Families: Strengthening Bonds By Learning Together

Paperback | December 15, 2010

byAmy M. Schuman, John L. Ward

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One of the key factors in maintaining the legacy of your family business is a good program of family education. Inevitably, wise business-owning families see the necessity of launching some form of education for family members. It establishes an interest and a connection with the business among members of the younger generations.

When done well, a program of family education offers many benefits including:

* helping future owners prepare for their roles and responsibilities in the business and in the family

* providing a way to express interest in each individual

* providing a way to earn loyalty from family members;

* strengthening bonds among family members.

In Family Education the authors aim to inspire you and your family to initiate a family education program that is suited to the needs of your family.

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One of the key factors in maintaining the legacy of your family business is a good program of family education. Inevitably, wise business-owning families see the necessity of launching some form of education for family members. It establishes an interest and a connection with the business among members of the younger generations. When ...

Amy M. Schuman is a Principal of the Family Business Consulting Group, Inc. and works with family businesses on leadership development, communication skills and team building. Her experience is centered on helping family members collaboratively create systems, structures and relationships to help them function as effective stewards of...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 8.33 × 5.47 × 0.24 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023011119X

ISBN - 13:9780230111196

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: FAMILY EDUCATION: THE FAMILY CORE * I. Introduction: The Power of Family Education * II. The Evolution of Family Education * III. Creating Your Curriculum * IV. Getting Down to Logistics * PART TWO: MEETING YOUR FAMILY'S PARTICULAR NEEDS * V. The Rodales: A Fourth-Generation Initiative * VI. The Schmidts: Everything is Education * VII. The Dean: Preserving One Family's Legacy * PART THREE: THE FINISHING TOUCHES * VIII. Making Your Program a Success * IX. Summary * Index