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Articles by Nancy Kaffer

Reaching Beyond the Family Sometimes a Wise Move

September 16, 2008
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For Joanne and Scott Ulnick, the wife-and-husband team at the top of Troy, Michigan-based Ducker Worldwide, growing the business doesn't mean staffing the shop with family members.
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Of 12 Siblings, Who Should Lead the Family Business

September 16, 2008
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Succession planning for a family business, never a simple task, can assume epic proportions when the second generation is 12 people-strong.
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When Business Is All in the Family, Grooming a Successor, Training and Outside Experience Matter

September 16, 2008
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Grooming the next generation for leadership at a family business can be make-or-break time, and businesses can founder when the older generation can’t or won’t make tough choices—and doesn’t adequately prepare the younger generation to take charge.
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