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The Succession Conspiracy: Understanding Resistances to Succession Planning in First Generation Family Firms, Family Business Review

Abstract

The lack of succession planning has been identified as one of the most important reasons why many first-generation family firms do not survive their founders. This paper explores some of the factors that interfere with succession planning and suggests ways in which these barriers can be constructively managed.

Type

Article

Author(s)

Ivan Lansberg

Date Published

1988

Citations

Lansberg, Ivan. 1988. The Succession Conspiracy: Understanding Resistances to Succession Planning in First Generation Family Firms. Family Business Review.

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