Why Family Firms Are Like Jenga

Why Family Firms Are Like Jenga
Category: Interviews
Published: June 20, 2017
Updated: November 14, 2023
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With ties that bind emotionally and legally, family businesses are different from non-family firms:  sensitive, easily disrupted and conflict-prone. But in this interview with FamilyBusiness.org Managing Editor Kim Eddleston, Doug Baumoel of Continuity Family Business Consulting argues that family businesses must find a way to innovate nonetheless, even if it brings conflict and discomfort.


Kimberly Eddleston
Kimberly Eddleston
Schulze Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship / D'Amore-McKim School of Business / Northeastern University
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DOI: 10.17919/X9PG6S
Eddleston, Kimberly. "Why Family Firms Are Like Jenga." FamilyBusiness.org. 20 Jun. 2017. Web 17 Jul. 2024 <https://familybusiness.org/content/why-family-firms-are-like-jenga>.
Eddleston, K. (2017, June 20). Why family firms are like jenga. FamilyBusiness.org. Retrieved July 17, 2024, from https://familybusiness.org/content/why-family-firms-are-like-jenga