Family Business publications are the combined efforts of The Family Business Consulting Group, and Palgrave Macmillan. These books provide useful information on a broad range of topics that concern the family business enterprise, including succession planning, communication, strategy and growth, family leadership and more. The books are written by experts with combined experiences of over a century in the field of family enterprise and having consulted with thousands of enterprising families the world over, giving the reader practical, effective and time tested insights to everyone involved in a family business. This series of books is comprised of concise guides and thoughtful compendiums to the most pressing issues that anyone involved in a family firm may face. Each volume covers a different topic area and provides the answers to some of the most common and challenging questions. All of the books were written by members of The Family Business Consulting Group and are based on both our experiences with thousands of client families as well as our empirical research at leading research universities the world over.