Scott McCulloch is Editor of Families in Business magazine.
In election years US presidents have often touted the benefits of family values as a potent agent for a better America. But values, it seems, are also good for jobs and the wider economy
Family-owned businesses, a Harvard Business School leaflet once stated, are becoming more, not less, prevalent. It stands to reason. If Europe is anything to go by, where family companies are outperforming their rivals on all six major stock indexes, there is something to be learned from them.