Hiring and working with non-family managers can present challenges to the family business. However, it is essential to create an environment in which non-family managers can succeed for the good of the business and the good of the family. This book explores the processes of hiring, managing, and retaining talented outside executives.

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“Having recently gone through the process of identifying, hiring, and orienting non-family executives for our family business, I found the concepts and strategies in More Than Family: Non-Family Executives in the Family Business to be extremely relevant and helpful. The process of bringing a non-family executive into a family business requires much forethought and planning. This book serves as a very informative resources guide for the issues associated with this process.” – Rick Fogelman, CEO, Fogelman Properties, Memphis, TN

“John Ward and Craig Aronoff nailed it! Assisting family-owned businesses in identifying, attracting and retaining key non-family executives is what we do on a daily basis around the world. In More Than Family: Non-Family Executives in the Family Business, John and Craig have captured the crucial elements of this process. Congratulations.” – John R. Berry, Chicago, IL

“…well written, easy to understand, and offer specific advice. I am extremely jealous that I was not the author of at least several of these. In addition, the strength of your most recent publication in this series confirm that you are far from reaching the end of your ideas for helpful advice to family business owners and individual family members who share interests in a common business enterprise.”- Joe M. Goodman, Attorney-at-Law, Holton Goodman & Blackstone, PC, Nashville, TN