Book reviews: Entrepreneurs in Every Generation: How Successful Family Businesses Develop Their Next Leaders
Enterprising family businesses and how next-generation leaders are pushing the boundaries is a common talking point and is the focus of these two leading American academics and family business principals. The authors study real-life examples of what makes a family business successful, entrepreneurial and sustainable across multiple generations. They look at many businesses from Walmart to Camus Cognac, Otto Group to Ritter. All these family businesses are highly innovative companies that have successfully nurtured and grown entrepreneurs across a number of generations to remain world leaders in their respective industries. Packed with practical advice based on first-hand experience and thorough global research, the underlying message from the book is: “Continuous learning is good for keeping entrepreneurs developing in every generation - for those interested in leadership roles in the business or in the family."
Entrepreneurs in Every Generation: How Successful Family Businesses Develop Their Next Leaders By Allan Cohen and Pramodita Sharma
Published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers