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Craig E. Aronoff

Craig E. Aronoff is Co-founder, Principal, and Chairman of the Board, of The Family Business Consulting Group, Inc. He is a leading consultant, speaker, writer, and educator in the family business field.  Aronoff is perhaps the most prolific writer in the family business field.  As the founder of the Cox Family Enterprise Center and current Professor Emeritus at Kennesaw State University in Marietta, GA, Aronoff invented and implemented the membership-based, professional-service-provider sponsored Family Business Forum, which has served as a model of family business education universities world-wide. He has held the Dinos Eminent Scholar Distinguished Chair of Private Enterprise and was a professor of management in Kennesaw State's Coles College of Business.  The Aronoff Professorship of Family Business at Kennesaw State University was named in his honor.

John L. Ward is Co-founder of the Family Business Consulting Group Inc. He is Clinical Professor at the Kellogg School of Management and teaches strategic management, business leadership and family enterprise continuity. Ward is the author or co-author of several leading texts on family business, Keeping the Family Business Healthy, Creating Effective Boards for Private Enterprises, Strategic Planning for the Family Business, Perpetuating the Family Business, Unconventional Wisdom and Family Business Key Issues. He is also an author of a collection known as The Family Business Leadership Series, each focusing on specific issues family businesses face.

Works

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Family Business Ownership
How to Be an Effective Shareholder

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Ownership in a family business can be a rewarding and important role. It means stewardship, protection and nurturing the family business. As a guide for...
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From Siblings to Cousins
Prospering in the Third Generation and Beyond

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Statistics show that many family businesses fail by the third generation-- those that survive are able to navigate the transition from a sibling run business...
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Effective Leadership in the Family Business

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A look at the right style of leadership for family businesses
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Letting Go
Preparing Yourself to Relinquish Control of the Family Business

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An essential guide for those in the position to relinquish a family business to the next generation
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Make Change Your Family Business Tradition

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A foundation to making change the tradition of family business and the key to its success
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More than Family
Non-Family Executives in the Family Business

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The inside information to utilizing the most qualified management talent from outside the family to enhance the success and performance of the family business...
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Family Business Values
How to Assure a Legacy of Continuity and Success

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A guide to creating and communicating family values for generations to come
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Developing Family Business Policies
Your Guide to the Future

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A guide to creating policies that assure fairness, consistency and efficiency in decision making
Craig E. Aronoff

Bestseller

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Family Business Succession
The Final Test of Greatness

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Addresses the number one concern of all family businesses—how to pass on the business successfully

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