How to Choose and Use Advisors: Getting the Best Professional Family Business Advice

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Macmillan, Jan 4, 2011 - Business & Economics - 100 pages
Leading a family business can be complex, and every business owner needs help from time to time—but choosing the right advice can make or break the business.  In How to Choose and Use Advisors, Authors Aronoff and Ward establish benchmarks for excellent advisory services and they show businesses owners how to benefit from advice ranging from legal and financial  to executive search and organizational development. 

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When Do Most Business Owners Need Help?
2 Why So Few Business Owners Get and Accept Good Advice
What Is the Best You Can Expect?
Warning Signals in Advisory Relationships
5 Finding and Choosing an Advisor
6 Managing and Evaluating Advisors
7 Summary
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Craig E. Aronoff is Co-founder, Principal Consultant, and Chairman ofthe Boardof the Family Business Consulting Group, Inc., the founder of the Cox Family Enterprise Center and current Professor Emeritus at Kennesaw State University. Heinvented and implemented the membership-based, professional-service-provider sponsored Family Business Forum, which has served as a model of family business education for universities world-wide.

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.

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