Family Firm Institute, Inc. Releases New Book, FAMILY ENTERPRISE
The Family Firm Institute, Inc. announces the release of its new book, Family Enterprise: Understanding Families in Business and Families of Wealth, published by Wiley. Family enterprises are crucial drivers of both the prosperity of nations and the global economy as a whole (accounting for between 65-85% of all business worldwide). This book offers a powerful approach to understanding, assessing, and working with family enterprises, and is an indispensable resource for all professionals who consult and advise family-owned companies, as well as family office and fund managers.
Available as hardcover and ebook with online assessments and expanded content, Family Enterprise provides an extremely well-informed look at the complexion of the contemporary family enterprise and its unique functional and behavioral realities. Just as important, it arms readers with a set of powerful analytical, planning, and implementation tools that are applicable to all types of family enterprise.
"As an academic and an advisor who has been in the field since its infancy, I am delighted to recommend Family Enterprise. This book provides a very useful, high-level summary of what has been learned about family enterprise, highlighting key frameworks and definitions and referencing important research articles from Family Business Review. This book is a must have for your professional library."
Harvard Business School and Cambridge Advisors to Family Enterprise
"Based on over 25 years of research and applied work in the field, this book is an essential tool for any professional working on the financial and liquidity aspects of family enterprises. In a lively and user-friendly format, the book provides a broad base of material designed to introduce all professionals to the complexities of family enterprises and the family dynamics that inform those enterprises. An absolutely indispensable resource for those seeking a current and more holistic approach to the field."
-Francois M. de Visscher
President, de Visscher & Co.