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November 26, 2018

Our roundup of new and noteworthy business book releases, featuring Robert Kuok: A Memoir by Andrew Tanzer; The Wealth Elite: A Groundbreaking Study of the Psychology of the Super Rich by Rainer Zitelmann, and Passing the Torch: Preserving Family Wealth Beyond the Third Generation by Ilze Alberts.

Our roundup of new and noteworthy business book releases, featuring Robert Kuok: A Memoir by Andrew Tanzer; The Wealth Elite: A Groundbreaking Study of the Psychology of the Super Rich by Rainer Zitelmann, and Passing the Torch: Preserving Family Wealth Beyond the Third Generation by Ilze Alberts.

Robert Kuok: A Memoir

April 12, 2017

The stories of Brazil’s multigenerational families are fascinating ones, and veteran reporter Alex Cuadros’ new book focuses on one particular story—Eike Batista

July 31, 2008

A woman’s place in family business is not easily defined. More than any other organisation types, women can find themselves at the top quite quickly in family business.

A woman's place in family business is not easily defined. More than any other organisation types, women can find themselves at the top quite quickly in family business. But it is also where the role of the wife, mother and daughter can often play second fiddle to the father, son or even son-in-law.

Yet the lives and fortunes of women in family business are indelibly tied to the business itself and it is the women, more often than not, that bind the family together.

January 1, 2008

After 200 years of publishing, John Wiley & Sons really has something to celebrate. Sixth-generation family member Peter Wiley talks to Marc Smith about their brand new book, which commemorates the bicentennial of the Wiley business and family

After 200 years of publishing, John Wiley & Sons really has something to celebrate. Sixth-generation family member Peter Wiley talks to Marc Smith about their brand new book, which commemorates the bicentennial of the Wiley business and family

November 1, 2006

The Firm: The Troubled Life of the House of Windsor by Penny Junor, Thomas Dunne Books & The Queen directed by Stephen Frears

Christine Harland is a director of Camden Writers, producers of family and family business histories. www.camdenwriters.com

The Firm: The Troubled Life of the House of Windsor by Penny Junor, Thomas Dunne Books & The Queen directed by Stephen Frears

November 1, 2003

Strategic Planning for the Family Business,
by Randel S Carlock and John L Ward, London: Macmillan-Palgrave, 2001

Grant Gordon is Director General of the Institute for Family Business (UK).

Strategic Planning for the Family Business,
by Randel S Carlock and John L Ward, London: Macmillan-Palgrave, 2001

June 1, 2002

Kikkoman: Company, Clan and Community, by W Mark Fruin
Harvard University Press; ISBN 0-674-50340-6; US$35

Barbara Murray is the Editor of Families in Business magazine.

Kikkoman: Company, Clan and Community, by W Mark Fruin
Harvard University Press;

Kikkoman: Company, Clan and Community is a meticulously documented, highly extensive analysis of the history of a family business and its relationship to the community. It is also a very readable story about some people and personalities who owned and worked with the firm over its long history.

June 1, 2002

In Margaret Forster’s book, Rich Desserts and Captain’s Thin, she raises the issue of the effect of religion on a family business. Did spiritual values account for the smooth successions at Carr’s of Carlisle through four generations and the staunch loyalty of its workforce?

Howard Muson former Editor of Family Business magazine in the USA, writes about management issues and specialises in corporate histories. He is also affiliated with Lansberg Gersick & Associates, consultants to family businesses.

In Margaret Forster's book, Rich Desserts and Captain's Thin, she raises the issue of the effect of religion on a family business. Did spiritual values account for the smooth successions at Carr's of Carlisle through four generations and the staunch loyalty of its workforce?

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