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Entrepreneurs in Every Generation:
How Successful Families Develop
Next Generation Leaders

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
7:30 am
- 10:00 am

Public Event


Bridgewater Place
Bridgewater Place, 333 Bridge St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Why do some family businesses flounder after the founder’s era while others continue to thrive over generations as each successor builds on the work of previous generation?

Renewal through creation and re-creation is at the core of longevity and success.

Based on research of over 100 long-lived family firms from around the world, this interactive session exposes you to practical ideas of how the family and business incubators are being used to build entrepreneurial skills and confidence of each generation.

***It is highly recommended that you read the book before the event.  Click below to open a new tab and order “Entrepreneurs in Every Generation”.

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Book Price: $17.00 (40% Off Retail + $5.00 S&H)

Event Speaker

Pramodita Sharma

Pramodita Sharma is a Professor and the Daniel Clark Sanders Chair in Family Business at the Grossman School of Business (GSB), University of Vermont and a Visiting Professor at the Kellogg School of Management’s Center for Family Enterprises, Northwestern University. She holds honorary doctorates from the Jönköping University in Sweden, and the University of Witten/Herdecke in Germany. Her research on succession processes, governance, innovation, next generation commitment and entrepreneurial leadership in family enterprises is highly cited by scholars and used by practitioners. In addition to eight co-authored books, she has published over fifty scholarly articles and book chapters on family business studies. This presentation is based on her most recent book: Entrepreneurs in Every Generation (w. Cohen) that has been hailed as “the Magna Carta of transgenerational entrepreneurship”.

Registration $85