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

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Companies that are owned and run by families need to develop leadership and entrepreneurial skills just like any other company, but family firms face obstacles that “hire and fire” companies don't. Family dynamics rarely perfectly mirror the best practices in the latest Harvard Business Review. So what factors in the family and work environments enable the creation of leaders who share the entrepreneurial fire of the founders? Allan Cohen and Pramodita Sharma, scholars with deep professional and personal roots in family businesses, draw on extensive global research to reveal the secrets of enterprising families, using examples of both firms that flourished and those that failed. Cohen and Sharma offer profoundly practical advice that will ensure family businesses thrive into the next century.
 

About Allan Cohen

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Allan R. Cohen is the Edward A. Madden Distinguished Professor of Global Leadership at Babson College. He spent seven years as Babson College's chief academic officer, leading major curriculum and organizational changes. He has an MBA and a DBA from Harvard and is the coauthor of the bestselling books Managing for Excellence and Influence without Authority.?Pramodita Sharma is the Sanders Chair & Professor of Family Business at the University of Vermont and a visiting professor at the Kellogg School of Management. She has a PhD from the University of Calgary and honorary doctorates from Jönköping University in Sweden and Witten/Herdecke University in Germany. She is the editor of Family Business Review.
 
Published June 6, 2016 by Berrett-Koehler Publishers.
Genres: Self Help, Business & Economics. Non-fiction
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