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Who's in Charge?

A new model for understanding family business ownership.

Family businesses are complex in many ways. They’re inevitably a mix of entrepreneurial spirit, family connections, business challenges and evolutionary processes spanning multiple dimensions all at once. Any lawyer, accountant, investment advisor or, most importantly, family business consultant, working with a family business needs a variety of frameworks, tools and perspectives from many disciplines to provide the best advice to a family business. Academics and practitioners have


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