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RECOMMENDED READING

Below is a list of useful publications that we have collated on all things family business from research to insights, advice and individual journeys.

Raising The Baobab

Tsitsi Mutendi

Four Steps To Flow

Feisal Alibhai

Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements

Tom Rath, Jim Harter

Dynasties: Fortune and Misfortune in the World's Great Family Businesses

David S. Landes

Engaged Ownership: A Guide for Owners of Family Businesses

Amelia Renkert-Thomas

Family Business and Responsible Wealth Ownership: Preparing the Next Generation

Iraj Ispahani (Editor)

Nothing Is Impossible: Kirit's Family Business Adventure

Sam Patel, Teena Lyons

Family Business, Risky Business: How To Make It Work

David Bork, Dennis T. Jaffe Ph.D.

The Alternative Family Business Dictionary

Ken McCracken

Siblings And The Family Business

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Family Enterprises: The Essentials

Peter Leach

Managing The Family Business: Theory And Practice

Thomas Zellweger

The Family Business Map: Assets And Roadblocks In Long Term Planning

M. Bennedsen, J. Fan

The Harvard Business Review Family Business Handbook

Josh Baron, Rob Lachenauer

When Family Businesses Are Best

by R. Carlock, J. Ward

The Tatas: How A Family Built A Business And A Nation

Girish Kuber

A Road To Triumph In Family Business

Guillermo Salazar

The Family Brewers Of Britain

Roger Protz

The Power Of Legacy

Charles Leichtweis

The Power Of Respect In Business

Charles Leichtweis

Practicing Mindfulness

Matthew Sockolov

Trapped In The Family Business

Michael A Klein PsyD

The Successor's Voice

Philip Mackeown

7 Habits of Highly Effective Families

Stephen R Covey

Managing Family Business: Dynamics, Challenges, and Opportunities

Rajiv Agarwal

Family Business by the Numbers: How Financial Statements Impact Your Business

N. Schwarz

What Philosophy Can Teach You About Being A Better Leader

Alison Reynolds, Dominic Houlder, David Giles Lewis, Jules Goddard

Your Business, Your Family, Your Legacy

George A. Isaac

Sneaker Wars: The Enemy Brothers Who Founded Adidas and Puma and the Family Feud That Forever Changed the Business of Sports

Barbara Smit

Family Business Ownership: How To Be An Effective Shareholder

C. Aronoff, J. Ward

Family Business On The Couch: A Psychological Perspective

Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries, Randel S. Carlock, Elizabeth Florent-Treacy

Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods for Family Business

Alfredo De Massis, Nadine Kammerlander

Family Wealth Continuity: Building A Foundation For The Future

David Lansky

The Solutionist Guide To Family Business

Jon D Kenfield

The Myth Of The Silver Spoon

Kristin Keffeler

Good to Great

Jim Collins

The HBR Family Business Handbook

Josh Baron and Rob Lachenauer

Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being

Martin E. P. Seligman

Be Mentally Strong During Tough Times

Michael Drew

Sociology of the Business Family: Foundations, Recent Developments, and Future Perspectives

Heiko Kleve and Tobias Koellner

Developing Family Business Policies: Your Guide to the Future

C. Aronoff, J. Astrachan, J. Ward

Strategic Planning for The Family Business: Parallel Planning to Unify the Family and Business

R. Carlock, J. Ward

How to Lead Your Family Business: Excelling Through Unexpected Crises, Choices, and Challenges

Julie Charlestein

The Family Business Book: Practical Tips to Help Family and Business Work Well Together

Paul Keogh

Wealth Doesn't Last Three Generations

Jean S K Lee, Hong Li

Dirty Little Secrets Of Family Business

Henry Hutcheson

Family Business Succession: The Final Test Of Greatness

C. Aronoff, S. McClure, J. Ward

Family Business As Paradox

A. Schuman, S. Stutz, J. Ward

Unconventional Wisdom: Counterintuitive Insights For Family Business Success

John Ward

Family Wars: Stories And Insights From Famous Family Business Feuds

Grant Gordon, Nigel Nicholson

Generation To Generation: Life Cycles Of A Family Business

John A. Davis, Marion McCollom Hampton, Ivan Lansberg, Kelin E. Gersick

The Company I Keep: My Life In Beauty

Leonard A. Lauder

The Quest For Legitimacy

Jamie Weiner

Lead From The Heart

Mark C. Crowley

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