A new book about entrepreneurial family businesses  in India gives some great insights into one of the most dynamic business cultures in the world

Unlike other businesses, family businesses share a particular similarity to a biological phenomenon

Slowly but surely transitioning to the third generation of management and ownership, the Murdoch empire is probably the most publicly observed family business in the world

One of the best ways to ensure continuing entrepreneurship is to retain the family CEO


Patient capital may be just as an important factor in their reinvention as entrepreneurship


Although they spend less money on innovation than non-family businesses, family firms produce more successful innovations, says new research. And the effect accelerates after the second generation. 

Much family businesses strategy is aimed at keeping firms going for ever. There are times when it is better to let them die with dignity.