This Business Of Family: Preventing And Resolving Disputes In Family-owned Businesses
Dennis and Sue Dwyer

Shoreline Press

Dwyer’s last book, Beyond Jargon, explained the intricacies and vocabulary of dispute resolution. Here he focuses on family-run businesses, a hotbed of potential emotional and financial problems.

Dwyer gives case histories and step-by-step resolution techniques, and stresses the need to appoint an independent mediator, even before problems develop. It certainly is the age of the “expert” and This Business of Family reflects this trend. Dwyer not only gives vocabulary specific to this type of resolution, but also addresses of organizations which provide mediators. mRb